Digital Signature Solution by ARX Adopted for M-Files Document Management Software

Developer of M-Files Document Management Software Confirms Digital Signature Solution Ready for Deployment, Enabling Businesses of All Sizes to Streamline Processes

SAN FRANCISCO--()--ARX Inc., the leading provider of digital signature solutions for document management and ECM automation, has joined forces with Motive Systems, the developer of M-Files easy document management software. To enable users to fully automate business processes and approvals, Motive Systems has verified that the ARX CoSign® digital signature solution is now fully compatible with M-Files. ARX’s CoSign makes it easy for M-Files users to approve and audit legally enforceable documents, and reduce paper use within their workflows.

As an increasing number of organizations are deploying document management and document sharing systems through intranets and portals, they are seeking compatible digital signature capabilities that enable full automation, including approvals with legally enforceable digital signatures. With CoSign, enterprises of all sizes can automate and streamline their signature-dependent processes while maintaining proper controls, as well as compliance with regulations, audit requirements, and security policies.

“M-Files has broad applicability in numerous industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical, banking, finance, legal, and manufacturing. Increasingly, signature approvals are an essential part of document workflow and business processes in these sectors,” said Greg Milliken, General Manager of Motive Systems. “ARX CoSign technology is proven in numerous enterprises and, when coupled with M-Files, brings simple and robust digital signature functionality at an attractive price point. We also share an important common philosophy regarding ease of implementation and use, which means businesses can put both solutions to use in less than a day.”

CoSign’s integration with document authoring applications such as Microsoft® Office, Adobe® Acrobat/Reader, Autodesk AutoCAD®, and Bentley MicroStation, along with its support for M-Files, ensures a rapid deployment and low administrative overhead for any enterprise, B2B or B2C application that requires signature automation.

“ARX is committed to delivering standards-based digital signature solutions that fit with solutions that have been proven in our customers’ IT environments,” said John Marchioni, Vice President of Business Development, ARX. “M-Files provides a very elegant option for CoSign customers that seek a robust and easy-to-use document management solution.”

About Motive Systems

Motive Systems develops easy to use professional document management software enabling companies and organizations of all sizes in a variety of industries to make dramatic gains in efficiency and productivity by improving the way they organize and manage their business documents, information and processes. More than 50,000 licenses of the company's products have been sold to over 3,500 customers in more than 60 countries worldwide. The company's flagship product M-Files is available in 15 languages and is in use at customers such as AstraZeneca, Parker Hannifin, EADS, FinnComm Airlines, BSA LifeStructures, and Thales. Motive Systems also offers M-Files Express, the only completely free professional document management software on the market. For more information, please visit, or contact

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About CoSign Digital Signatures

ARX (Algorithmic Research) is a global provider of cost-efficient digital signature solutions for industries such as life sciences, healthcare, government, engineering, and energy. ARX’s CoSign digital signature solution automates approvals affordably in a compliant manner, allowing organizations to go paperless, expedite business processes and save costs. CoSign is the only digital signature solution that is seamlessly integrated with Microsoft SharePoint and other popular DM/ECM solutions. CoSign signatures are globally accepted by external partners without the need for proprietary-validation software. CoSign is also centrally managed through the organization’s user directory for reliable control of signature privileges, and ease of use and administration. Learn more about the CoSign digital signature solution.

CoSign is a registered trademark of Algorithmic Research, Ltd. All other trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.


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Release Summary

ARX Inc., the leading provider of digital signature solutions, has joined forces with Motive Systems, the developer of M-Files easy document management software.


Ashley Miller, 415-839-8161