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ProgrammableWeb Names DocuSign “The Clear Leader” for eSignature APIs

DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced that ProgrammableWeb named the DocuSign Application Programming Interface (API) as “the clear leader” in its research report APIs for eSignature Products. DocuSign’s API was cited for its comprehensiveness, documentation, sample code, tools and community support.

ProgrammableWeb tested and compared feature sets of seven competing electronic signature APIs. The report concludes, “A lot has changed since our last look at eSigning APIs three years ago: the market is much bigger with many more products to choose from. But one thing has not changed: DocuSign is still the clear leader.”

DocuSign’s API was cited for its breadth of functionality – offering 130 API calls compared to a mere 20 by others – and clear benefits to developers wishing to integrate Digital Transaction Management (DTM) functionality into their software. The importance of DocuSign’s superior versatility was stressed by the report’s authors. The DocuSign API was lauded for documentation and developer tools that are “head-and-shoulders above those of the other products we tested,” as well as the best sample code and most complete documentation of all APIs reviewed.

APIs in the report were assessed on the breadth of the API and on the features and functions that help web API programmers work efficiently, including documentation, code samples and interactive consoles. The report also compared eSignature-specific functionality like signing options; transaction verification; document, template, form and field support, security and fraud protection.

“We’re proud to lead the industry with our Digital Transaction Management API as noted by ProgrammableWeb, whose testers are among the most widely respected voices of the API developer community,” said Grant Peterson, CTO, DocuSign. “We purpose-built the DocuSign API to provide developers with an incredibly versatile, easy-to-implement solution for integrating DocuSign’s Digital Transaction Management platform into any web-based application. Developers that want to automate processes that accelerate transactions, cut costs and delight end users should deploy DocuSign DTM complete with the industry’s leading eSignature solution across their business.”

As the leading source of news and directory services for Internet APIs, ProgrammableWeb is widely acknowledged among the Web and mobile developer communities as the journal for the API economy. Its report, “APIs for eSignature Projects,” is a part of ProgrammableWeb’s new, more technically rigorous approach to researching specific niches within the API economy.”

Individuals and organizations interested in reading ProgrammableWeb’s APIs for eSignature Products research report may visit: https://www.docusign.com/whitepapers/docusign-leads-e-signature-apis-according-to-programmableweb-research. Those interested in learning more about DocuSign may visit http://www.docusign.com.

About DocuSign Inc.

DocuSign® is The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management™. Global enterprises, business departments, individual professionals, and consumers have standardized on DocuSign, with more than 40,000 new users joining the DocuSign Global Network every day. Today, that network includes millions of users in 188 countries. DocuSign’s DTM platform supports legally compliant electronic and digital signature processes tailored to meet requirements globally with localization in 43 languages. Companies and individuals DocuSign to accelerate transaction times to increase speed to results, reduce costs, increase security and compliance, and delight customers across nearly every industry – from financial services, insurance, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, communications, real estate, retail, and consumer goods to higher education, non-profit and others – as well as every business department, including sales, finance, operations, procurement, HR/staffing, legal, and customer support. 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.

DocuSign is a registered trademark of DocuSign, Inc. All other trademarked names or terms used in this document are the properties of their respective owners.

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