SOURCE: OpenPages

July 05, 2005 10:56 ET

GEICO Selects OpenPages SOX Express for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 5, 2005 -- OpenPages, the leading provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) solutions, today announced that GEICO has selected OpenPages Sarbanes-Oxley Express (SOX Express) as part of its Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives. GEICO will deploy SOX Express to automate the company's ongoing test and review of its internal controls documentation in order to reduce the time and resource costs associated with Section 404 and 302 compliance.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is the fourth largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States. It provides auto insurance coverage for more than 6 million policyholders and insures more than 10 million vehicles.

"SOX Express provides flexible reporting capabilities in an easy-to-use environment," said Mike Campbell, vice president of corporate financial reporting at GEICO. "Based on the quality of the product and support offered by OpenPages, we believe SOX Express has a lower total cost of ownership than competitors' offerings."

OpenPages SOX Express is an enterprise compliance management solution that reduces the time and resource costs associated with ongoing compliance for Sections 302 and 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. SOX Express combines powerful document management, business process management and flexible reporting capabilities in an extremely easy-to-use environment that enables an organization to document financial controls and automate the ongoing test and review process. Completely web-based, SOX Express maximizes end-user participation with little training. Its dashboards can be used by project managers, documentation team members, internal auditors and external auditors to plan, document and test the internal controls framework of the company, and to attest to the financial statements.

For more information on OpenPages' line of enterprise governance, risk and compliance management solutions or to register for a weekly webinar, please call 781-647-3800 or visit www.openpages.com.

About OpenPages

Founded in 1996, OpenPages develops enterprise governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) solutions that streamline knowledge-intensive processes to improve corporate accountability, reduce disclosure process cost, enhance internal controls management productivity, and increase investor confidence. The company's portfolio of solutions includes Sarbanes-Oxley Express (SOX Express), the market-leading enterprise application for automating the corporate financial reporting and disclosure compliance requirements of Sections 404 and 302 of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

OpenPages is a trademark of OpenPages, Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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