SOURCE: j2 Global Communications

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February 23, 2011 10:16 ET

eFax® Introduces Expanded Features Including Digitized Signatures, Enhanced Security and Lifetime Storage

Added Features Further Promote Business Efficiency and Carry the Company's eFax Next Initiative Into 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 23, 2011) - eFax®, a provider of cloud-based fax services since 1995 and a brand of j2 Global Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), today announced significant enhancements to its service that bring increased functionality, including digitized signatures, enhanced security, increased storage capacity and an improved user interface. The enhancements build on the company's eFax Next initiative, a rollout of innovative solutions -- including an iPhone app -- that helps solve common document management problems faced by today's businesses. eFax offers professional, enterprise, and back-office Internet fax services and is online at

New enhancements include:

  • Digitized signatures: Signing a document or fax online is convenient and efficient. Drag, drop, and fax or email your signed document.
  • Document encryption: eFax 'Enhanced Secure' options further bolster security via secure online network and file encryption.
  • Lifetime storage: Always have access to important materials during the term of a subscription.
  • Intuitive Online experience: Fax preview helps locate and discern important faxes and an updated address book and streamlined interface enhance usability.

"Fax remains an essential tool for doing business, both locally and globally," said Mike Pugh, vice president, marketing for j2 Global Communications, Inc., "and the cloud is increasingly the place companies look to realize cost savings and workflow efficiencies. eFax brings them together, taking fax to the next level with must-have features like security, archiving, mobility and signatures."

About eFax
eFax is a brand and registered trademark of j2 Global Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) and is online at

About j2 Global Communications
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides cloud-based, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. With offices in eight cities worldwide, j2 Global's network spans more than 4,300 cities in 49 countries on six continents. The Company's websites appear in numerous languages, including Dutch, French, German, Spanish, English and more. Payments are accepted in currencies that include the U.S. Dollar, British Pound, Canadian Dollar, Japanese Yen, Euro, Hong Kong Dollar and more. j2 Global provides live sales and customer service support in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Dutch, German, French, Cantonese and more. j2 Global markets its services principally under the brands eFax®, MyFax®, eFax Corporate®, Onebox®, eVoice®, Campaigner®, Electric Mail®, and KeepItSafe™. As of December 31, 2010, j2 Global had achieved 15 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth and nine consecutive fiscal years of positive and growing operating earnings. For more information about j2 Global, please visit

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