Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Partners with DocuSign to Bring eSignature to Office 365

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) signed a long-term partnership agreement with DocuSign to make eSignature apps available to the all the customers of Office 365.

According to the software giant, DocuSign’s e-Signature apps for Office 365 will be available at its Office Store early in March. The customers of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will be able to sign and submit documents with confidence, quickly and seamlessly with e-signature because they will no longer have to leave the software giant’s application to complete their business transaction.

As part of the partnership agreement, DocuSign will integrate its new solutions to the Office 365 platform, Outlook, Sharepoint Online, and Sharepoint Sever 2013.

John Case, vice president of marketing, Microsoft Office said, “This partnership with DocuSign helps our customers keep transactions digital and manage eSignatures seamlessly from within Office 365, where they already communicate, collaborate and create.”

He added that the leading partners of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) such as DocuSign are developing apps on the Office platform to help customers obtain more value from their highly-used application.

On the other hand, Keith Krach, chairman and chief executive office at DocuSign said, “We’re excited about the momentum behind Office 365 and customers making the transition from their traditional Office applications to all-new scenarios enabled by cloud services.”

“We believe Office 365 customers of all sizes will appreciate the seamless availability of DocuSign integrated into the applications they use every day. The combination of Microsoft and DocuSign further helps organizations keep business digital, and leverages the power of the cloud to help them focus on business results,” added Krach.

The availability of DocuSign apps allows easy administration and use single sign-on, and provides secured storage.

Marty Lippert, executive vice president of global technology at MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET) commented, “This deeper partnership between Microsoft and DocuSign will bring the best of the cloud together as a single solution to help our company be more productive with improved security and control as we drive to become a more digital enterprise.”

DocuSign will present its new apps during Microsoft Corporation’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) SharePoint 2014 Conference in Las Vegas on March 3 to 6, and during its own Momentum event in San Francisco on March 4 to 6.

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