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Berlin, 16 May 2018 – Francotyp-Postalia (FP) presents the new functions of FP Sign at the CeBIT (Hanover, 11-15 June, Bitkom exhibition stand, exhibition hall 15, exhibition stand E20). The cloud-based platform for digital signatures enables the confidential exchange and the signing of contracts in conformity with the law. No matter if from smartphones, tablets, in the home office or on the go: With the largest data integrity possible, users of the areas tax accountancy, financial services, personnel management or logistics as well as many other sectors are able to conclude binding contracts digitally. Thus, FP closes a gap in demand in times of rapid digitalisation and strong economic growth.
With the connection to the remote signature of the Bundesdruckerei, FP Sign provides its users with the qualified electronic signature “qeS”, without card readers or signature cards having to be held. A digital identity is recorded once (for example, via a video legitimation) and can always be used for the qeS via FP Sign.
Electronic seals are added as a new signature option. Contrary to the personal signature, they present a company’s proof of origin.
Furthermore, FP Sign can be connected to third-party systems even easier by extending the scope of function of REST API (the programming interface), such as Salesforce.com, specialised software systems or SAP.
“The new application options allow our customers the rapid and efficient conclusion of large numbers of contracts – and this with the highest data protection,” explains Stephan Vanberg, General Manager of FP Mentana-Claimsoft. “With the new version of FP Sign, we contribute considerably to the acceleration of business processes. With only a few clicks it is possible to conclude a large number of legal contracts – in this form, this is totally new in the business world”, continues Vanberg.
FP as the specialist for secure mailing business and secure digital communication processes has continuously improved the signature tool. For instance, the notification concept was extended for the persons involved in a signature process, increasing the user-friendliness and facilitating complex business processes.
The highest data protection standards apply to all application options of the signature tool: FP Sign sends documents only via data centres certified by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
After prior registration (www.mentana-claimsoft.de/cebit2018), interested parties may visit a workshop at the CeBIT. At the Bitkom exhibition stand, FP offers trainings on FP Sign and the safe signing and sending of digital documents.
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The listed and globally operating FP Group with headquarters in Berlin, Germany, is an expert in the secure mailing business and secure digital communication processes. As market leader in Germany and Austria, the FP Group offers products and services in the areas “Franking and Folding/Inserting”, “Mail Services” and “Software” for the efficient processing of mail, consolidation of business mail, and digital solutions for companies and authorities. The Group achieved revenues of more than 200 million euros in 2017. Francotyp-Postalia has subsidiaries based in ten different countries and is represented by its own trading network in an additional 40 countries. With a company history spanning 95 years, FP possesses a unique DNA in the areas of actuating elements, sensor systems, cryptography and connectivity. FP’s global market share for franking systems is more than eleven percent.
Further information can be found at www.fp-francotyp.com.