Using its electronic lab notebooks (ELNs) as a starting point for its implementation of an electronic archival process, Ansaris scientists seamlessly export their experiments to the company's network, upon which AbsoluteProof then time stamps, or 'seals,' the document, recording the exact time, date and format in which it existed. The document is then conveniently accessible to additional scientists, who can then view the sealed electronic record. This process assures Ansaris and its scientists that their work is authentic and safe from potential tampering or intellectual property theft. What once took 15 scientists nearly 10 hours per month executing the process, Ansaris' electronic lab environment with AbsoluteProof integrated into it has since reduced the time to less than one hour per month. This translates into savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.
"With AbsoluteProof, Ansaris and its collaboration partners can be confident in the fact that their scientific intellectual property data can and will remain secure with minimal time commitment from its scientists," said Bob Flinton, VP of Marketing and Product Management for Surety. "Being integrated into the Ansaris' ELN solution to improve the invention process, Surety's AbsoluteProof has helped the company reduce the amount of time and resources spent on managing electronic scientific records."
Legally Defensible Proof of Authenticity
As a Surety customer, Ansaris qualifies for Surety's Legal Defensibility Guarantee, delivering to Ansaris the confidence that its critical electronic records, files and other digital content will withstand the most vigorous legal scrutiny. Under the
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