eTouch Systems Welcomes New Customers for SamePage -- The World's Easiest to Use Enterprise Wiki

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Despite the hype, many large organizations still haven't adopted wikis yet, and the market is still ripe for growth. Hestia of Europe, the Association Forum of Chicagoland, Judicial Council of California, the University of Virginia, a Fortune 500 financial services company and a publicly-traded equipment manufacturer join a growing number of corporations and institutions using the eTouch SamePage wiki to collaborate & communicate.

Underscoring the growing trend of corporations and large organizations discovering that wikis can be an alternative to email or intranets for content management and document collaboration, eTouch Systems today announced six major new customers for its enterprise wiki. The customers include a Fortune 500 financial services company, a major publicly-traded equipment manufacturer, the European insurance provider Hestia, the non-profit organization Association Forum of Chicagoland, the government agency, Judicial Council of California, and an educational institution, University of Virginia .

Wikis are Web-based collaboration tools that are rapidly growing in popularity in the enterprise as an alternative to email overload and an easier to use alternative to intranets. Like a shared whiteboard on the network, Wikis let any number of people inside and outside organization share information. Anyone who is authorized can go into this shared workspace to add, delete or edit content. By getting everyone "on the SamePage", employees avoid email overload and save time by directly creating new documents, organizing information and sharing ideas.

"Despite the hype, we've learned that most large institutions are still not using wikis yet. There's still tremendous growth potential in this industry as more people begin to realize that Wikis are the best way to collaborate, organize and share information on the corporate network - both inside an organization and externally with the public," said Aniruddha Gadre, CEO of eTouch.

A wiki is a collaborative website that can be edited by anyone in the organization who has access to it. Customers and employees alike can access the SamePage wiki, because it offers varying levels of "fine grained" access and security. SamePage integrates with databases and corporate applications like MS Office and has the sophisticated back end administration, database and security features that IT departments demand. Customization is available from touch's team of expert consultants.

"These new customers chose us over dozens of competitors primarily because we offer better service and support. They also liked the fact that SamePage looks and works like a word processor -- and the back-end security and enterprise readiness," added Gadre.

Try it free

A free 30-day trial version of SamePage wiki is available at

Pricing & availability

Pricing starts at just $100/month for up to 20 users, and includes standard support. Extended and Premium support and customization packages are available from eTouch's team of expert consultants.

About Hestia

Hestia , is the third largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Poland.

About the Judicial Council of California

The Judicial Council is the policymaking body of the California courts, the largest court system in the nation. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the council is responsible for ensuring the consistent, independent, impartial, and accessible administration of justice.

About University of Virgina School of Law

The University of Virginia School of law in Charlottesville, VA, , is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing, through education, leaders who are well-prepared to help shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. It is also selective; the students who come here have been chosen because they show the exceptional promise Jefferson envisioned.

About the Association Forum of Chicagoland

The Association Forum, , founded in 1916, is the "association of associations" for more than 1,500 business, charitable, civic and professional organizations headquartered in the Chicagoland area. The Chicagoland association community is the nations second largest with over $3.1 billion in collective revenues, 33,000 employees, and controls over $8 billion in meetings and trade show expenditures worldwide.

About eTouch Systems

eTouch Systems Corporation is a leading provider of enterprise-class Web 2.0 collaboration solutions and consulting services that help everyone in an organization of any size "get on the same page" to share their collective knowledge, insights and creativity. Companies like NASA, Alcatel-Lucent, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Citrix, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens and Teleroute use the SamePage wiki to improve collaboration, save money and streamline decision making. eTouch is privately-held, self-funded and profitable since inception in 1998, with corporate offices in Fremont, CA, Mumbai and Pune, India. Learn more about eTouch at .

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Giselle Bisson
Public Relations for eTouch
510.795.4800 or 415.672.3314

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