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Xap Corporation and Avow Systems, Inc. Announce Partnership To Extend Secure Electronic Document Delivery

March 26, 2008 --Xap Corporation and Avow Systems, Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership that dramatically changes the academic and workforce document landscape. This partnership expands Xap's service offerings to customers in colleges, high schools, and the workforce by managing the ability to process, certify, secure and deliver any electronic document. Xap is a leader in electronic academic transcript exchange, where it has processed over 1.2 million documents since January 2007.

Orlando, FL (via PRWEB) March 26, 2008 -- Xap Corporation, the leading provider of online integrated education and career planning solutions, and Avow Systems, Inc., the leading provider of solutions for securing electronic documents, announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership that dramatically changes the academic and workforce document landscape. This partnership expands Xap's service offerings to customers in colleges, high schools, and the workforce by managing the ability to process, certify, secure and deliver any electronic document. Xap is a leader in electronic academic transcript exchange, where it has processed over 1.2 million documents since January 2007.

The first product unveiled under this new partnership is Xap's Certified Document eXchange™, powered and hosted by Avow, which allows any institution the ability to certify, secure and deliver electronic documents such as transcripts, enrollment verifications, acceptance letters, diplomas or any other high-stake document via a Certified PDF. The benefit is greatly improving the speed, security and ease of providing documents globally. Avow's Authentic Document Delivery Service (+ADDS™), which will be resold by Xap, includes Avow's Document Ordering Service for secure online ordering of documents; as well as Avow's Rights Management Service for the application of institution-driven policies to maintain control over sensitive documents no matter how widely they are distributed. The result is a high level of security and privacy available for the institution and students.

"Schools and students will be confident that their secure documents can be transmitted anytime, anywhere," said J. Michael Thompson, Xap's CEO. "We continue expanding our unmatched experience in integrated electronic applications, transcripts, and education planning tools to make a fundamental difference with innovative technology solutions."

This announcement was made at the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)'s 94th Annual Conference.

About Xap Corporation
Xap Corporation is a future-focused solution company with a suite of products and services that facilitate a lifetime of transitions. Xap has helped transform the lives of over twenty million students in the past decade. Bridges Transitions, a Xap Corporation company, is the leader in online career exploration solutions used in over 15,000 schools and agencies in North America. For more information about Xap, go to http://corp.xap.com.

About Avow Systems, Inc.
Avow Systems, Inc. is a software-as-a-service company which offers the only universally accepted solution for securing and delivering electronic documents. Avow designs, develops, markets and hosts its patent-pending Authentic Document Delivery Service (+ADDS™) which is used by leading institutions to efficiently and effectively manage high-stake, sensitive documents. For more information about Avow, please visit http://www.avowsystems.com.

Contact: David Fong, Xap Corporation, 310-842-9800