3BView wins for innovation at Big Chip Awards

St Helens, UK – May 2007 – 3BView Ltd, a software company specialising in content compliance and security, has won the Innovation Award category at the 2007 Big Chip Awards.

The awards were presented last night (24th May) at New Century Hall in Manchester, and hosted by local celebrity Anthony Wilson.

The judges saw 3BClean as “a leadership product” that would prevent embarrassment, and worse, within organisations, by stopping embedded metadata coming back to haunt companies.

Commenting on how the UK government’s dossier on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction was shown to be the work of a postgraduate student by the tracked changes within it, one judge said, “If this had been around five years ago, Tony Blair might have got another term as Prime Minister”.

“I’m delighted with the recognition this award shows for our innovative software,” said Cathy Brode, CEO of 3BView. “More and more organisations are realising the problems of information leaking from insecure documents, and interest in our products is growing rapidly.”

3BView specialises in solutions to enable the secure and controlled exchange of business documents. Its 3BClean software prevents confidential information leaks by the removal of document ‘metadata’, for example tracked changes in Microsoft Word files. 3BClean is a server-based product that works with Windows, Linux and Apple computers.

The Big Chip Awards are an annual event for North West companies excelling in the use of IT and digital technology, and are the biggest digital awards outside London. This year’s awards attracted a record number of entrants, with more than 200 entries submitted by more than 100 firms, covering everything digital from on-line marketing to TV animation, from games to mobile application.
For more information see www.bigchipawards.com.

About 3BView

3BView is a software development company specializing in content and document control solutions. Our enterprise solutions leverage cutting-edge technologies to enable the implementation of document security systems with an unprecedented degree of intelligence. 3BView was founded in 2004. Founders Cathy Brode and Martin Brown are two business and technology visionaries with a long history in the document control industry. Their mission for 3BView is to protect organizations from crisis situations due to security-sensitive information leaks by applying technology and best practice to content and document exchange.  3BView applications are designed for both government and business, including industries such as Legal, Financial Services, Utilities and Healthcare.
3BView's products are sold directly and through partners and resellers.
For more information please visit: www.3bview.com or ring UK: +44 (0)1744 735224 or US: +1 610 948 0465.


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