Egress Switch encryption services platform supports London Borough of Camden in shortlisting at the MJ Awards
London – May 2015 – Egress Software Technologies today announces its flagship encryption services platform Egress Switch is aiding the London Borough of Camden in their bid to be named ‘UK Digital City’ at the MJ Awards. Using Switch to communicate securely with a range of approved third parties, the council has acknowledged savings of over £40,000 per year through a reduction in registered post alone.
The MJ Awards celebrates excellence in local authorities across a range of categories. In particular, the ‘UK Digital City’ award recognises those councils using digital technology to improve the lives of their citizens by supporting economic growth and transforming service delivery for both individuals and businesses.
Egress CEO Tony Pepper comments: “We are delighted to see the London Borough of Camden shortlisted at the MJ Awards for their innovative use of Switch and other technologies. We have worked with the council for several years now and have experienced first-hand their ongoing commitment to improving citizens’ lives through technology. Over this time, we have supported them in their usage of the Switch encryption services platform to help realise significant cost and efficiency savings in service delivery.”
The award ceremony will take place that the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, on 18th June 2015.
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About Egress Software Technologies
Egress Software Technologies is the leading provider of hosted and on-premise encryption services designed to secure all forms of electronic information and delivered to customers in both the Public and Private Sectors via a single platform: Egress Switch.
As the first, and currently only, CESG CPA Foundation Grade certified email encryption product on the market, Switch Secure Email enables customers to share highly sensitive information over the internet, without the need to manage external third party credentials. The award-winning Switch portfolio of products also includes Secure File Transfer, Secure Web Form and the latest online collaboration offering, Secure Workspace.
Using patented key management, the platform utilises a unique community-based licensing model known as ‘the Egress Trust Network’ that consists of paying and free Switch subscribers, who are able to share information securely with one another using a single global identity.