Finishing Business in the Cloud To Get Even Easier, Faster With All New DocuSign Electronic Signature Solution

DocuSign Freedom Release Enhances World’s Most Trusted eSignature Network With The Launch of a Free Edition To Help Customers Finish Business Faster While Further Establishing DocuSign as the Industry Standard

SEATTLEJuly 19, 2011 – DocuSign® (, the world’s most trusted electronic signature network, announced today the latest release of the company’s industry leading eSignature solution, offering customers new freedom to finish business faster – anytime, anywhere, on any device. The company also announced the launch of a free edition of DocuSign, broadening the company’s reach and furthering its positive environmental impact.

DocuSign’s freedom release brings powerful new features and functionality – all based on feedback from customers, partners, developers and employees, including:

  • Easier & faster sending that puts freedom closer – Easier document tagging, auto-save, HTML5 enhancements like the ability to simply drag multiple files from your computer into your DocuSign envelop to send, more intuitive navigation and the ability to pull documents from external sources like Box, Dropbox, Google Docs & Salesforce content make it even easier and faster to send documents for signature
  • More control & visibility = More freedom – New, richly interactive, dashboards and reporting give customers real-time views into transactions so they always know where contracts and agreements are in process.
  • Easier & faster signing provides freedom around the globe – Browser–aware localization in the world's most common languages covering 66% of the global population makes it even easier and faster to conduct business beyond the more than 50 countries where DocuSign has already been used to securely sign legally-binding documents. DocuSign displays the language for the signer based on browser, or signer selection.
  • Social network integration – DocuSign now offers two powerful social additions – Single Sign On allows users to sign into their account with an existing account on Facebook, LinkedIn, Paypal, Salesforce and others. Social Authentication allows a sender to use popular social networks to validate a signer, from Facebook to MS Live to Salesforce.

"We’ve made enhancements to the world’s most trusted electronic signature network based on feedback from customers, partners, developers and employees,” said Steve King, president and chief executive officer at DocuSign. “With more than eight million DocuSigners and eight of ten electronic signatures in the cloud happening on the DocuSign Global Network according to, now more than ever DocuSign gives customers the freedom to finish business faster and focus on what matters most to them; not on chasing down signatures.”

Free Edition to Further Grow the DocuSign Global Network as the Industry Standard

With nearly 30,000 unique new DocuSigners joining the DocuSign Global Network every business day, the industry leading electronic signature solution has quickly surpassed more than eight million DocuSigners.  As part of the DocuSign freedom release, the company anticipates even more widespread adoption through a new free edition.

Individual users looking to experience the freedom of finishing business faster can visit to sign up for a free account and get up to five sends per thirty (30) days with one signer per send. DocuSign will store the user’s last five signed documents on the DocuSign Global Network – all free of charge and with no credit card required.

DocuSign Goes Green – Literally – To Represent eSignature Network’s Environmental Impact

Enhancements to the DocuSign Global Network are delivered in a new green user interface that reflects the positive impact DocuSigning has on businesses and the environment alike. For businesses, DocuSign customers benefit from decreased contract cycle times, reduced costs, improved contract visibility and control, enhanced customer satisfaction, and a greener approach. The environment benefits as paper is replaced with a fast, efficient, electronic alternative.

To date, DocuSign has processed more than a half billion pages through the DocuSign Global Network on behalf of its customers. With the average tree able to produce an estimated 8,300 pages of paper according to the Environmental Energies Technology Division of the University of California’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the DocuSign Global Network has already saved more than 60,000 trees.

To celebrate this milestone, DocuSign will make a contribution on behalf of its customers, partners, developers and employees to the Arbor Day Foundation ( to preserve an additional one million square feet of rain forest.

“While many companies still rely on pen and paper to finish business, DocuSign customers have discovered a better way for their businesses and for the environment,” said Tom Gonser, founder and chief strategy officer. “The DocuSign Global Network makes the world work better by giving businesses new freedom to send, sign, track and store documents in the cloud – all while reducing the environmental impact for all types and sizes of organizations around the globe.”

“The Arbor Day Foundation applauds DocuSign for their commitment to conservation and environmental stewardship,” said Brian Schenk, corporate partnerships manager at the Arbor Day Foundation. “Our earth's tropical rain forests cover only two percent of the planet's surface yet are home to half of the earth's plant and animal species. This donation will help preserve this irreplaceable resource.”


About DocuSign Inc.

DocuSign® transforms how people work, live and connect by providing the freedom to finish business faster on the world’s most trusted electronic signature network. Accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device, the DocuSign Global Network connects companies to their customers, partners, suppliers and employees where they can transact business with confidence. Customers of all sizes solve their paper problems by ­­­­easily replacing manual, paper-based methods to decrease contract cycle times, reduce costs, improve visibility and control, and enhance customer satisfaction. DocuSign helps your world work better with the easiest, fastest, most secure way to send, sign, track and store documents in the cloud.  For more information, visit or call (866) 219-4318. Subscribe to the DocuSign blog at and follow DocuSign on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.