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Alliant Credit Union adds Google “Save to Drive” functionality to Alliant Online Banking

10/01/2013 • Alliant NewsPress Releases

Alliant Credit Union today announced the addition of Google’s “Save to Drive” functionality into Alliant Online Banking. Developed with assistance from Business Data, Inc. (BDI), Alliant’s provider for eStatements and eTaxes, this technology will make it possible for Alliant members to save their Alliant account statements and tax forms directly to a secure location on Google Drive with the click of a single button.

Save to Drive gives Alliant Online Banking users a one-step method to safely and securely archive their Alliant account statements and tax forms to their Google Drive folder. It eliminates the steps needed to download the item to their hard drive and then save the file to a backup drive. Once an Alliant member saves their information to Google Drive, it is accessible from wherever they are, on whatever Internet-connected device they are using. And if they want to allow a spouse or other family member to access the file, the member can easily share any file on their drive with anyone they choose.

"Our members will appreciate the simplicity of being able to save their Alliant files to Google Drive with a single click of a button,” said George Rudolph, Alliant’s Senior Vice President of Operations & Technology.  “Another advantage for our members is that Google Drive technology enables members who are traveling to access their files from anywhere, even if they don’t bring their laptop with them on a trip,” said Rudolph.

BDI utilized the Google Software Development Kit to create this simple, one-click Save to Drive process. “We are pleased this implementation will directly benefit Alliant members,” said Paul Holtzman, BDI President and CEO. “The success of this project would not have been possible without the strong partnership shared by our organizations and Alliant members should look forward to similar innovations in the future.”

Alliant, the nation's sixth largest credit union in asset size, is headquartered in Chicago. It has branches in various markets from coast to coast. Founded in 1935, Alliant serves more than 270,000 members and is ranked among America's strongest financial institutions in strength and safety.


About Alliant Credit Union
Alliant Credit Union, founded in 1935, is an independently operated financial cooperative serving over 140 employee groups and organizations with more than 275,000 members and over $8 billion in assets, making it the largest credit union in Illinois, and the sixth largest in the nation, based on assets and deposits. As a member-owned financial institution, Alliant exists to foster members’ financial well being and to serve their best interests. With Branches in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Calif., Newark, NJ, Tempe, Ariz. and the Washington, DC area, Alliant is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois at 11545 W. Touhy Avenue. As an Illinois-chartered credit union, Alliant is under the supervision of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Alliant is an equal housing opportunity lender and federally insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which is administered by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an independent agency of the U.S. Government. Learn more about Alliant at 

About Business Data, Inc.
BDI is a leading provider of next-generation electronic documents and targeted marketing communications for financial institutions across the U.S. Since 1984, BDI has been delivering dynamic eStatement, Statement and Printing services. Today, hundreds of organizations rely on BDI’s expertise, technology and security to consistently and cost-effectively connect with members and customers in print and online communications channels. Learn more about BDI at

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