Welcome!

API Journal Authors: Sematext Blog, Kevin Benedict, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Rishi Bhargava

News Feed Item

Winter ‘13 Release Widens DocuSign’s Lead as Global Standard for eSignature

DocuSign, the global standard for eSignature, announced the DocuSign Winter ‘13 Release of its award-winning eSignature transaction management platform. Product enhancements include the addition of cloud-based digital certificates, management of multiple brands, and improvements in mobility. DocuSign partner-related enhancements include the launch of DocuSign for NetSuite, the addition of new partner-driven integrations, and the expansion of DocuSign’s reseller network. New customer programs include the DocuSign Customer Success Architect Program and the launch of the DocuSign Trust Center.

DocuSign’s continued focus on innovation and value beyond the signature, along with new partners and integrations, has driven the company’s growth to more than 27 million users in 188 countries. According to DocuSign chairman and CEO Keith Krach, “DocuSign had a strong 2012 and is delighted to have added thousands of new customers ranging from individual professionals to organizations like Charles Schwab, HP, and the State of North Carolina. Our focus remains on delivering the most powerful eSignature platform enabling our customers to achieve rapid ROI.”

Enhancements in the DocuSign Winter ‘13 Release are all geared towards helping companies finish business faster, and include:

Product Enhancements

  • Cloud-based digital certificates – The launch of digital signatures on the DocuSign Global Network helps companies leverage digital certificates more conveniently and securely than ever before. Digital certificates supported at launch include SAFE Bio Pharma digital identities. These enable life sciences companies to use digital certificates, in conjunction with DocuSign workflows, to accelerate clinical trials and research.
  • Multiple brand management – Using the brand management feature in DocuSign’s Admin Console, customers with multiple brands can now set up any number of custom brand profiles and deliver brand-specific experiences to signers.
  • Improved data management – New features make it easier to see and capture revised customer data when forms and documents are DocuSigned. Users now have better data visibility via “Before and After” views that make it easier to update systems and workflows.
  • Improved mobile web experience – DocuSign now offers an easier eSigning experience for mobile browsers. New features for iOS include push notifications, “Open In” functionality from any iOS App, and deeper integration with Salesforce. DocuSign for Android is now available across 4”, 7” and 10” screens to sign and send documents for signature, sign in-person, and capture and save documents in Dropbox, Google and Box. DocuSign for Windows 8 now makes signing and sending documents for signature even easier with an enhanced SkyDrive integration.

DocuSign Cloud Partner Program Enhancements

  • DocuSign for NetSuite: DocuSign for NetSuite speeds sales cycles by letting sales executives send agreements for eSignature and track their status directly from NetSuite.
  • Partner Integrations: DocuSign’s ecosystem of partnerships broadens solutions for customers across use cases including new integrations from Equifax, IBM Connections, Kryptiq, and TalentWise.
  • Resellers: Softchoice, Carahsoft: DocuSign’s reseller network has grown to include some of the world’s most significant channel partners, adding Softchoice, Carahsoft and Avanxo.

“We’ve built our company with exceptional partners, and we’re thrilled to be working with DocuSign to take on the paper problem in healthcare,” said Kryptiq CEO Luis Machuca. “DocuSign’s leadership, combined with Kryptiq’s expertise, means we can work together to eliminate paper, waste and errors for customers across the country.”

DocuSign Customer Program Enhancements

  • DocuSign Customer Solution Architect Program: DocuSign now offers specially trained and dedicated personnel available to help customers accelerate and expand DocuSign use case deployments and maximize ROI more quickly.
  • DocuSign Trust Center: A new section on DocuSign.com provides more detailed uptime data and system performance, security assurance program highlights, and suggested customer security best practices at http://trust.docusign.com.

“Companies rely on DocuSign’s eSignature transaction management platform to finish business faster, reduce costs, and delight customers,” said Matt Malden, chief product officer at DocuSign. “Our latest DocuSign release delivers new capabilities like digital certificates to help businesses drive greater efficiencies in their processes and compete to win in their markets – all while offering their customers the industry’s best eSigning experience.”

DocuSign’s most recent SSAE 16 examination included no exceptions for the third year in a row. DocuSign has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification as an information security management system and is TRUSTe certified, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) compliant, and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant as both a merchant and a service provider.

More details on DocuSign’s latest release are available at http://www.docusign.com/upcoming-release.

About DocuSign Inc.

DocuSign® is the leader in eSignature transaction management and the global standard for eSignature. Global enterprises, business departments, individual professionals and consumers are standardising on DocuSign, with more than 50,000 new users joining the DocuSign Global Network every day. Today, that network includes more than 27 million users in 188 countries. DocuSign is used to accelerate transaction times to increase speed to results, reduce costs, and delight customers across nearly every industry – from financial services, insurance, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, communications, property management and consumer goods, to higher education and others. For more information, visit www.docusign.com or call 877.720.2040. Visit the DocuSign blog at www.docusign.com/blog and follow DocuSign on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
The cloud market growth today is largely in public clouds. While there is a lot of spend in IT departments in virtualization, these aren’t yet translating into a true “cloud” experience within the enterprise. What is stopping the growth of the “private cloud” market? In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Nara Rajagopalan, CEO of Accelerite, explored the challenges in deploying, managing, and getting adoption for a private cloud within an enterprise. What are the key differences between wh...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...
The best-practices for building IoT applications with Go Code that attendees can use to build their own IoT applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Indraneel Mitra, Senior Solutions Architect & Technology Evangelist at Cognizant, provided valuable information and resources for both novice and experienced developers on how to get started with IoT and Golang in a day. He also provided information on how to use Intel Arduino Kit, Go Robotics API and AWS IoT stack to build an application tha...
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. Yahoo informs, connects and entertains a global audience of more than 1 billion monthly active users** -- including 600 million monthly active mobile users*** through its search, communications and digital content products. Yahoo also co...
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
In addition to all the benefits, IoT is also bringing new kind of customer experience challenges - cars that unlock themselves, thermostats turning houses into saunas and baby video monitors broadcasting over the internet. This list can only increase because while IoT services should be intuitive and simple to use, the delivery ecosystem is a myriad of potential problems as IoT explodes complexity. So finding a performance issue is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack.
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, discussed how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to imp...
Large scale deployments present unique planning challenges, system commissioning hurdles between IT and OT and demand careful system hand-off orchestration. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Smith, Senior Director and a founding member of Incenergy, will discuss some of the key tactics to ensure delivery success based on his experience of the last two years deploying Industrial IoT systems across four continents.
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develo...
Basho Technologies has announced the latest release of Basho Riak TS, version 1.3. Riak TS is an enterprise-grade NoSQL database optimized for Internet of Things (IoT). The open source version enables developers to download the software for free and use it in production as well as make contributions to the code and develop applications around Riak TS. Enhancements to Riak TS make it quick, easy and cost-effective to spin up an instance to test new ideas and build IoT applications. In addition to...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
IoT is rapidly changing the way enterprises are using data to improve business decision-making. In order to derive business value, organizations must unlock insights from the data gathered and then act on these. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, and Peter Shashkin, Head of Development Department at EastBanc Technologies, discussed how one organization leveraged IoT, cloud technology and data analysis to improve customer experiences and effi...
"We've discovered that after shows 80% if leads that people get, 80% of the conversations end up on the show floor, meaning people forget about it, people forget who they talk to, people forget that there are actual business opportunities to be had here so we try to help out and keep the conversations going," explained Jeff Mesnik, Founder and President of ContentMX, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
With 15% of enterprises adopting a hybrid IT strategy, you need to set a plan to integrate hybrid cloud throughout your infrastructure. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steven Dreher, Director of Solutions Architecture at Green House Data, discussed how to plan for shifting resource requirements, overcome challenges, and implement hybrid IT alongside your existing data center assets. Highlights included anticipating workload, cost and resource calculations, integrating services on both sides...
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet a...
Big Data engines are powering a lot of service businesses right now. Data is collected from users from wearable technologies, web behaviors, purchase behavior as well as several arbitrary data points we’d never think of. The demand for faster and bigger engines to crunch and serve up the data to services is growing exponentially. You see a LOT of correlation between “Cloud” and “Big Data” but on Big Data and “Hybrid,” where hybrid hosting is the sanest approach to the Big Data Infrastructure pro...