Dell Adds Adobe EchoSign to Cloud Business Applications Portfolio


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Dell Helps Growing Businesses Streamline Critical Sales Processes with
Addition of eSignature and eDocument Solutions to Dell Cloud Business
Applications Portfolio

Addition of EchoSign Global Electronic Signature Service from Adobe helps
businesses automate entire signature process

ROUND ROCK, Texas, Mar 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –Conga Composer from
AppExtremes helps businesses automate the creation of documents and reports
using data from Salesforce CRM

Dell is expanding its cloud applications portfolio for growing businesses,
Dell Cloud Business Applications (DCBA), with new offerings that extend its
Cloud Integrated CRM solution — eSignature services from AdobeR EchoSignR
and AppExtremes’ Conga Composer eDocument solutions. The expanded solution
helps growing businesses increase productivity and gives them the ability to
streamline critical processes involved in sales transactions.

Just like the other elements of Dell Cloud Business Applications, both Adobe
EchoSign and AppExtremes’ Conga Composer are cloud applications delivered as
subscription services over the web, so there is no hardware or software to
purchase or maintain, and minimal IT deployment effort required. Both
solutions are also tightly integrated with CRM applications, allowing
documents and data to be shared and stored in a single unified repository.
The applications enhance the productivity capabilities of Dell’s Integrated
CRM offering, which includes applications from, integration
to third party applications with Dell Boomi as well as turnkey services and
support packages.

“EchoSign eSignature and AppExtremes eDocument solutions are beneficial
cloud tools that help growing businesses increase sales agility and drive
revenue,” said Paulette Altmaier, vice president and general manager Dell
Cloud Business Software. “By adding these solutions to the Dell Cloud
Business Applications family of trusted applications, small and medium
businesses can maximize sales with efficient processes with greater
visibility into their account stream.”

Accelerated Sales Process with EchoSign eSignature Solutions from Adobe

The Adobe EchoSign electronic signature solution helps accelerate the sales
process with an automated signature process, from the request for signature
to the distribution and filing of executed agreements and forms. Using
EchoSign, organizations can send contracts directly from their CRM system,
view contract history, and save signed contracts with specific opportunity
or contact details. The customizable, user-friendly interface enables sales
representatives to drag-and-drop signature design tools, preview documents
before sending them for signature, and set custom alerts.

“With the ability to track every deal in real-time across sales, legal and
finance, EchoSign accelerates the sales process, delivers accurate forecasts
and improves the customer’s signing experience,” said Jason Lemkin, vice
president of Web business services at Adobe. “By partnering with Dell Cloud
Business Applications, we ensure we not only give small and medium
businesses greater visibility into their customer contracts, but also the
ability to integrate valuable information across business units — ensuring
technology helps to innovate, not stifle sales.”

Sophisticated Documents and Reports with AppExtremes Conga Composer

Conga Composer makes it easy to create sophisticated documents and reports
using data from By standardizing all customer-facing
information and distributing it through a highly-branded document template
framework, Conga Composer helps companies achieve consistency of message and
positioning across all customer-facing documents, raising the
professionalism of sales-to-customer interactions. Conga Composer enables
users to pull salesforce data into MS Office or PDF forms as well as manage
and distribute content and reports from within Salesforce CRM. Users are
also able to enforce best practices with standardized processes, activity
logging and field updates.

“Conga Composer automates the creation and distribution of documents with data, ranging from account plans and activity reports to
complex orders and contracts,” said Mark Whiteside, AppExtremes COO. “The
seamless integration of Conga Composer with EchoSign compresses the sales
and contracting cycle down to single-click generation and delivery of
agreements for customer review and signature.”

Pricing and Availability
EchoSign pricing starts at $20 per user per month with an annual
subscription. Conga Composer pricing starts at $12 per user per month with
annual subscription and five-user minimum (volume discounts available). Both
are immediately available from Dell by calling 877-857-2364.

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