EchoSign today announced the
addition of its electronic signatures app to the Google Apps
Marketplace, Google’s recently launched online storefront for Google
Apps products and services. EchoSign is the leading
Web-based provider of electronic signatures and signature automation.
EchoSign’s on demand electronic signatures provide a digital contract
signing experience that takes the entire business process of signing,
tracking and filing contracts into the cloud, giving companies a
powerful tool to drive efficiency and increased profitability.
"EchoSign is committed to bringing the power of cloud
computing to businesses of all sizes, so integrating with Google Apps
was a logical choice for us," says Jason Lemkin, CEO. "By adding
EchoSign to the Google Apps Marketplace, we’ve made it extremely easy
for Google Apps customers to get a powerful electronic signature and
contract management application that works seamlessly with their
messaging and collaboration platform."
Electronic signatures are experiencing strong momentum with
the adoption of SaaS and cloud computing. In just one click, the
EchoSign electronic signature solution automates the entire signature
process from the request for signature to the distribution and filing of
the executed agreement or form. EchoSign’s on demand electronic
signature solution can get deals closed in minutes; facilitates a
quicker time-to-sign across sales, HR, procurement, and legal; stores
contracts in a centralized place for easy access and review; and is
especially beneficial to contract-intensive industries such as real
estate, telecom and insurance. With single sign-on
capabilities using Google credentials, any Google Apps user can leverage
the power of esignatures to get contracts signed quickly, easily, and
"We are very excited to have EchoSign in the Google Apps
Marketplace," adds Scott McMullan, Partner Lead for Google Apps.
"Through the Google Apps Marketplace, software vendors like EchoSign are
helping us build a rich ecosystem of integrated apps that allow IT
administrators to leverage the benefits of cloud computing and extend
Google Apps to meet more of their business needs. We are happy to offer
EchoSign to Google Apps users who want to move electronic signatures to
The Google Apps Marketplace makes it easy for more than 2
million Google Apps customers to discover, purchase and deploy
integrated business applications and related professional services. By
integrating with user account and application data stored in Google
Apps, these cloud applications provide a simpler user experience,
increase business efficiency, and reduce administrative overhead.
Google Apps brings simple, powerful communication and
collaboration tools to organizations. With Google Apps, users can use
applications such as Gmail webmail service, Google Talk instant
messaging service, Google Calendar calendaring service, Google
Docs program, Google Sites web application, and Google Video
for business on their own domain to work together more effectively.
Best of all, it’s all hosted by Google, so there’s no hardware or
software to download, install or maintain.