Digital Signature Solution from ARX Advances GlobalVetLink's Documentation Process

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ARX's CoSign® digital signature solution assists GlobalVetLink's development of an internet-based animal health system.

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CoSign not only provided us with a digital signature capacity that allowed us to actualize our web-based application, it also expedited a much more cost-effective and accurate system than the original multi-tiered paper-based system.

ARX (Algorithmic Research), a leading provider of digital signature (standard electronic signature) solutions, announced today that GlobalVetLink, an innovator of the national standardized method for secure and web-based animal health certification, has received USDA approval for their use of electronic signatures. Prior to their approval, GlobalVetLink implemented ARX's CoSign digital signature solution with web-based e-health certificate service. Previously, GlobalVetLink accomplished a similar achievement using CoSign to meet FDA electronic signature requirements.

Their implementation of the CoSign digital signature solution assisted GlobalVetLink's development of an internet-based animal health system, which allows veterinarians and diagnostic laboratories to more efficiently and accurately complete the regulatory requirements for interstate animal movement and EIA (Coggins) testing via an electronic capacity.

"The success at GlobalVetLink further validates that CoSign is the ideal solution for both web-based application service providers and organizations with new service offerings that need to affordably progress from startup to full capacity," explained Rodd Schlerf, Life Science and Healthcare Market Manager, ARX.

GlobalVetLink's original decision to implement CoSign stemmed from the fact that the PKI-based digitally-signed documents that CoSign creates exceed any specific requirement of the USDA, thus assuring compliance with all regulations and standards set by the organization.

Kevin Maher, President, at GlobalVetLink explained, "CoSign not only provided us with a digital signature capacity that allowed us to actualize our web-based application, it also expedited a much more cost-effective and accurate system than the original multi-tiered paper-based system."

About GlobalVetLink (GVL)
GVL's national multi-species web-based platform connects all state animal health and regulatory officials with the company's veterinarian subscribers and a growing national network of over 65 online animal diagnostic laboratories, which are also GVL subscribers. GVL's regulatory system facilitates use of all forms of animal ID entered by accredited veterinarians, including: premises ID, digital photos, visual tags, & Electronic Identification - with automated uploading of IDs.

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About CoSign Digital Signatures
CoSign is ARX's digital signature solution that allows users to digitally sign multiple document types, records, files, forms, and electronic transactions from their desktop or via a zero-footprint technology using any Web browser. By using standard digital signature technology, CoSign produces a portable signature record for every signature it captures. The portable signature format - CoSign®PSF™ enables partners, customers, and prospects to retain and verify the proof of identity, intent, and transaction integrity over the life of the record without any proprietary software. CoSign signatures are being used by hundreds of thousands of users in Enterprise, B2B and B2C processes, to learn why please see our white papers and product details at

About The Digital Signature Company - ARX (Algorithmic Research)
ARX is a global provider of digital signature solutions for the life sciences, healthcare, government, engineering, and manufacturing organizations. ARX has over 20 years of experience assisting life sciences, healthcare, governmental, engineering, and manufacturing businesses cost effectively to secure, streamline, and scale their business processes and transactions. The company specializes in enabling organizations of any size to scale digital signature and security solutions at the lowest TCO while retaining proper control mechanisms that are required by legislation, regulation and industry best practice. For more information, please visit

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


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