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SER Integrates AuthentiDate Signature Modules; Legal Digital Signing and Verification Available Throughout The SER DOXiS Enterprise Content Management Suite
[April 05, 2004]

SER Integrates AuthentiDate Signature Modules; Legal Digital Signing and Verification Available Throughout The SER DOXiS Enterprise Content Management Suite

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. & DUESSELDORF, Germany --(Business Wire)-- April 5, 2004 -- AuthentiDate International, AG, a subsidiary of AuthentiDate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ADAT), announced today that SER Solutions Deutschland GmbH has integrated the AuthentiDate technology as a strategic signature component of its established DOXiS Enterprise Content Management Suite. SER Solutions is a German strategic IT partner that provides electronic archiving, process-oriented and knowledge-based document management for 500 German corporations with 250,000 installations.

SER's clients may now benefit from cost reductions through the integration of AuthentiDate's technology by optimizing its business processes and improving electronic archiving by using legal binding digital signatures and timestamps. Digital Signatures are now available to use with scanning, workflow and archiving systems. AuthentiDate's digital signature modules, already used by many companies, provide all required functions for secure generation and verification of digital signatures and qualified time stamps, including long-term archiving.

While financial terms where not disclosed, AuthentiDate stated that it will generate revenues through initial license fees, user runtime license fees, and transaction fees.

Many corporations can achieve substantial operating efficiencies and cost savings by receiving signed electronic bills and other documents. In these cases, the legally mandated verification and subsequent archiving of the bills and other documents including related digital signatures pursuant to the German legal requirements for booking (GDPdU and GoBS) are processed by the AuthentiDate signature modules in SER's DOXiS Archive.

Similarly, SER's customers in the areas of health care and public authorities can also realize benefits from the new integrated digital signature functions of the SER DOXiS Archive. Legally relevant documents, which are signed during scanning, may subsequently be verified and archived for long term in the DOXiS Archive. Furthermore, electronic approval procedures with DOXiS Workflow, which may now be processed with legal certainty and entirely paperless, using the AuthentiDate signature technology, will offer significant optimization and cost reduction potential also for the insurance industry.

In addition, the integrated new long-term archiving function includes a resigning option, which ensures legal certainty of 30 years when using legal binding digital signatures. Current SER users may benefit from these new functions without exchanging their installed systems. The AuthentiDate technology operates on the server in the background and completely transparently to the user and thus does usually not require any client software installations or individual user training.

With AuthentiDate, we have found a strategic partner who specializes in the signature market and is able to provide us with all required components from one single source. Therefore, we can very rapidly complement our installed base and provide leading edge digital signature tools to our current and future customers for improving their competitiveness and for taking advantage of new opportunities for cost reductions, said Dr. Gregor Joeris, Product Manager of SER Solutions.

Marc T. Willems, Member of the Board of AuthentiDate International AG, added: We are glad to be integrated into SER's offerings and software, which is a successful well known and established solution provider within the Enterprise Content Management Market. This integration is a further step in our strategy to be integrated into the world leading ECM vendors. With SER we are able to recommend to our customers one of the leading vendors transforming paper based processes to electronic processing while preserving legal certainty.

About AuthentiDate Holding Corp.

AuthentiDate Holding Corp. (AHC) is the holding company of five business units; DocStar, AuthentiDate International AG, AuthentiDate, Inc., DJS Marketing Group/Computer Professionals International and Trac Medical Solutions, Inc. DocStar sells proprietary document imaging software that includes the AuthentiDate technology. AuthentiDate and AuthentiDate AG provide the authentication of digital data through its proprietary and patent pending technology. AuthentiDate intends to establish itself as the authority on content security as it is a growing sector of the electronic network security infrastructure market. DJS delivers professional services centered around technology systems integration projects, staff augmentation, out-tasking, outsourcing services and resells computer related products. Trac Medical uses the AuthentiDate service in the medical supply business.

About AuthentiDate International AG:

AuthentiDate International AG (, Dusseldorf, Germany is the first Accredited Certification Provider, certified by the German Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Posts (RegTP), focusing legal binding timestamps compliant to the strong German electronic signature laws and European signature directives.

AuthentiDate is also the first accredited vendor focusing business process solutions, based on electronic signatures and timestamping technology. These solutions are featuring by easy integration, high economic efficiency, platform independence and protection of investment.

The AuthentiDate solutions are nationally and internationally used by well-known companies of different branches. The customers utilize the signature solutions to achieve legal security within eBilling, archiving, scanning and workflow. In addition AuthentiDate's technology is already integrated in different products of other manufacturers, therefore legal security for business processes is automatically available for many companies.

The AuthentiDate Group is worldwide present in Europe, USA and through partners also in Asia. AuthentiDate Holding Corp, Inc. located in USA (New York) is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange (ADAT) and in Germany (WKN 893715).

About SER Solutions Deutschland GmbH

SER is the strategic IT partner for archiving as well as process-oriented and knowledge-based document management for companies and public authorities. More than 500 customers in German-speaking countries - including half of the DAX 30 companies - have been relying on the tried and tested SER solutions for many years. Thus, SER is one of the leading developers and providers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

SER is the only company that with its innovative DOXiS(R) software suite has an integrated end-to-end solution on the market, which combines process-oriented document management with the intelligent possibilities of knowledge management and thus creates a holistic infrastructure for companies and organizations.

Founded in 1984, SER employs approximately 230 employees today in 11 branch offices in Germany, Austria and Romania. The Pylon Schweiz AG acts as SER distributor in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Further information can be found on the Internet at

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. When used in this release, the words believe, anticipate, think, intend, plan, will be, expect, and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Such statements regarding future events and/or the future financial performance of The Company are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual events or the actual future results of the Company to differ materially from any forward-looking statement. Such risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the availability of any needed financing, the Company's ability to implement its business plan for various applications of its technologies, the impact of competition, the management of growth, and the other risks and uncertainties that may be detailed from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In light of the significant risks and uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion of such statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company or any other person that the objectives and plans of the Company will be achieved.

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