DocuSign Launches Version 10.1 SaaS eSignature Service
New Customer-Driven Capabilities and Exclusive Service Offerings for Adobe PDF, Salesforce CRM and Apple iPhone
SEATTLE – February 24, 2010 - DocuSign®, the leader in on-demand electronic signature solutions, today announced the release of the DocuSign version 10.1, the latest release of the company's award-winning e-signature service. This version offers unique features and functionality designed to support workflow and productivity including automation of form fields and other workflow enhancements to simplify the user experience. This rich feature set is further extended through the release of ESIGNControl, a custom DocuSign application specifically designed for Apple® iPhone users by Smart Mobile Solutions. DocuSign, combined with ESIGNControl , supercharges sales teams, real estate professionals, mortgage brokers, and business development and operational professionals who rely on the DocuSign e-signature service to close deals online in minutes.
Gartner predicts that worldwide Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) revenue will exceed $14 billion for the enterprise applications markets by 2013, up from $7.5 billion in 2009. Organizations of all sizes are deploying affordable, on-demand solutions like DocuSign to automate core business functions, reduce costs and increase employee productivity. Whether it’s a simple NDA or a complex global sales agreement requiring multi-party signatures, DocuSign helps companies operate greener, faster and more profitably by removing the hurdles associated with the signing process and by offering more ways for users to access and complete their transactions online.
"This release of DocuSign version 10.1 adds more sophisticated capabilities that make it faster and easier than ever to get documents signed online, and to share data with other core business applications," said Tom Gonser, founder and vice president of product strategy at DocuSign. "DocuSign is creating an e-signature ecosystem that makes it possible for organizations across all industries to close deals in the cloud and operate more efficiently."
DocuSign Version 10.1 At-a-Glance
Automatic Conversion of Adobe® PDF Form Fields. Now, when uploading Adobe PDF forms into the DocuSign system, the service automatically recognizes and converts all PDF form fields—including text boxes, radio button groups, drop downs and check boxes—along with their attributes, directly into secure DocuSign fields that can be assigned to specific recipients. These fields can be manipulated without any additional software, and the forms can be saved as templates in the DocuSign online forms library and shared with all account users.
DocuSign for Salesforce New Enhancements. Salesforce users now have access to all functionality DocuSign offers from inside Salesforce. Salesforce users can use DocuSign to send any document for signature as easily as sending email from Salesforce. Unique to DocuSign is the ability to drag and drop form fields associated with Salesforce data directly into documents, enabling these documents to collect data during the signing process and automatically update Salesforce in real time. This new capability eliminates rekeying of information and dramatically streamlines the sales process.
In addition, users can set up DocuSign for Salesforce accounts and manage users within the Salesforce application through the new DocuSign Admin Tab. Users can be up and running in a matter of minutes with no new user interface to learn. These new capabilities are expected to be released through the Salesforce Spring Update on March 6, 2010. DocuSign for Salesforce customers include Acteva, Community Energy, Drawloop, EDGAR®Online, LinkedIn, Yamaha and others.
Expanded Capabilities with ESIGNControl for the Apple iPhone. ESIGNControl enables DocuSign clients to use their Apple iPhone to access, send, sign and manage electronic documents. It is a powerful tool for managers to track their sales through robust reporting functionality. ESIGNControl is available today for download from iTunes® and a variety of other Web sites.
"The iPhone is quickly becoming a must-have business productivity tool and ESIGNControl makes it easy for DocuSign clients to maximize efficiencies when away from the office," said Tony Tonchev, founder of Smart Mobile Computing and creator of the ESIGNControl application. "ESIGNControl was developed for the iPhone and thoroughly tested for performance. This new application offers a fast, convenient and mobile method to use DocuSign from any iPhone."
ESIGNControl is a DocuSign transaction remote control that lets users manage documents sent for e-signature from any iPhone. ESIGNControl offers a rich feature set that makes it fast and easy for DocuSign users to:
- Send a document for signature straight from your iPhone
- Conveniently view, track and access sent documents
- Easily send, revise and resend documents for eSignature
- Quickly access document signing status, envelope details, archived documents and history
- Share easy-to-read graphical reports that even shows transaction times
- Electronically sign a document from anywhere, anytime
- Remotely log in to the DocuSign Console
These powerful new features within the DocuSign eSignature Service, further demonstrate DocuSign’s leadership in the ESIGN market. DocuSign currently commands more than 70 percent of the SaaS-based electronic signature services market and recently surpassed 58 million signature events. The company has experienced accelerated growth of more than 300 percent over the previous year and serves more than 20,000 customers ranging across all markets. In 2009, DocuSign delivered more than 480 customer-driven features while maintaining 99.993 percent system availability over the past 28 months.2
Pricing and Availability
Pricing and additional product information can be found on the DocuSign Web site at http://www.docusign.com.
DocuSign for Salesforce is scheduled to be available March 6 with product information located at http://www.docusign.com/products/connect/salesforce/. Salesforce users will be able to download the application at no charge at http://sites.force.com/appexchange/listingDetail?listingId=a0N30000001taX4EAI.
ESIGNControl is available now from iTunes for $2.99 at http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=325219343&mt=8#.
1.Gartner report "Market Trends: Software as a Service, Worldwide, 2008-2013, Update," November 4, 2009. http://www.gartner.com/resId=1221513 .
2. DocuSign, http://www.docusign.com/news_and_events/press_releases/2010-01-27.php.
About Smart Mobile Solutions
Smart Mobile Solutions (www.smartmobilesolutions.com) is a software company, based in Illinois. It is focusing on R&D in the field of mobile development, applications and ideas. More information about ESIGNControl is available at www.esigncontrol.com.
About DocuSign, Inc.
DocuSign, Inc. is the leading provider of on-demand software services for electronic signature.DocuSign empowers individuals, small businesses and global enterprises to operate faster and more efficiently, with greater profitability, enhanced security and compliance. DocuSign is the only Web-based service to securely automate and control the entire electronic document signing process. DocuSign employs the SaaS eSign industry's only enterprise class SAS-70, fully redundant data center delivering 99.993% uptime for customers over the last 30 months. To date, more than 70 million signature events have been executed using DocuSign. In addition, DocuSign is the official and exclusive provider of e-signature services for the National Association of REALTORS® 1.1 million members, under the REALTOR Benefits® Program.
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