PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb 3 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoSign, a leading Web-based provider of electronic signatures and signature automation with over 1.2 million users worldwide, today was honored with one of the salesforce.com's AppExchange Best of '09 Awards. In receiving this customer choice award for contract management, EchoSign joined all the winners in receiving recognition for their ability to take customer success to new levels in satisfaction and application excellence.
EchoSign works with companies of all sizes across industries to help them run their business on the web by boosting their sales team's productivity, shortening the sales cycle and helping them to ultimately close more deals in the cloud.
"We are thrilled to help the thousands of customers who use our app get more contracts signed and closed – it is what we live for," said Jason Lemkin, CEO, EchoSign. "Support from the Salesforce CRM community is priceless to us and we look forward to delivering more innovative features for sales teams in our upcoming EchoSign for Salesforce v7 release."
EchoSign for Salesforce v7 is now in early general availability. It can be downloaded from the AppExchange or available from EchoSign Customer Support. EchoSign for Salesforce V7 exposes key features from the EchoSign web product to salesforce.com users including customizable drag-and-drop form fields and signature blocks, the ability to preview documents before sending for signature; customizable alerts; and much more.
"The AppExchange is a marketplace for salesforce.com customers to find innovative applications designed to extend the benefits of cloud computing throughout their organizations," said Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer, salesforce.com. "EchoSign for Salesforce can help our customers realize tremendous success in the cloud. We congratulate EchoSign for its customer success and achievement as the top-ranked contract management solution on the AppExchange in 2009."
The contract management category, one of 10 separate categories, recognizes solutions that offer customers ways to simplify and accelerate contract iterations and closure. The "Best of" customer choice awards recognize AppExchange partners who have had excellent user reviews in a specific calendar year. They are awarded based on user-contributed reviews and do not reflect the opinions of salesforce.com, its employees or partners.
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. With nothing to download, learn or install, there is simply no faster or secure way to get your contracts signed, tracked and filed. EchoSign customers close over $300M in contracts each month with an average 'quote to close' time of 42 minutes. EchoSign has won numerous awards including a 2009 WizKids Award from Beagle Research Group, LLC, Red Herring Top 100 Private Company, and has twice been named by salesforce.com as an AppExchange Essential and JMP Securities in the "Hot 100 Report". Over 1.2 million users at organizations such as British Telecom, Comcast, Delta Airlines, GE Capital, Qualcomm, and Time Warner Cable use EchoSign everyday to get contracts signed, tracked and filed in the most efficient and effective way possible. For more information and access to web service, visit the website.
About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange
Force.com is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The Force.com platform powers the Salesforce CRM (http://www.salesforce.com/) applications with more than 800 ISV partner applications like those from FinancialForce.com and Fujitsu, and more than 135,000 custom applications used by salesforce.com's 67,900 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel.
Applications built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the salesforce.com AppExchange marketplace at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.