Digital instead of paper: DocuSign now from the telecom cloud

March 21, 2017

Berlin - Deutsche Telekom is expanding its cloud offering with the platform for digital transaction management and the electronic signature of DocuSign. The American company specializes in helping companies and institutions, regardless of size or industry, to digitize. DocuSign allows its users to drive business processes at any time, with any device - without files, completely digital, but legally binding.

From today on, DocuSign services from its highly secure cloud in Germany and Europe will offer the necessary services. It operates two data centers in Frankfurt and Paris. As soon as the expansion of the computer center in beers has been completed, DocuSign will move to Telekom's House of Cloud. Marketing start is first in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the region EMEA follows 2018.

Partnership with Telekom is a core element of the "Invest for Europe" initiativeTelekom has already held shares in DocuSign since 2015. "The broad strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom as an investor, customer, reseller and now also as a data center operator is a core element of our 'Invest for Europe' initiative," explains Keith Krach, Chairman of DocuSign. "Together, we are able to offer fast, paperless digital transaction services to our DocuSign Global Trust Network clients, also according to the privacy standards of the European Union and the eIDAS regulation."

"DocuSign is a crucial building block for companies that want to digitize their business processes," said Tim Höttges, CEO of Deutsche Telekom. "We support our customers with their high-availability network and our broad cloud portfolio in their digitalisation."

More than 100 million users in 188 countries or more than 250,000 companies already use DocuSign today. T-Mobile USA also uses the contract and electronic signature services for private customers in the shops as well as for business customers. Every second, a DocuSign document is generated worldwide. (Telekom / mc)