Adobe Delivers New Adobe Sign Innovation; Advances Microsoft Partnership
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced powerful new enhancements to Adobe Document Cloud with advancements for Adobe Sign and new PDF integrations across Microsoft Office 365. Adobe Sign is now more deeply integrated with Microsoft Dynamics 365, providing real-time access to customer details from LinkedIn Sales Navigator and more automated sales processes. Adobe Sign is now also the first Cloud Service Provider in the industry to receive FedRAMP Tailored authorization that meets the government’s rigorous security standards, so Adobe Document Cloud can be quickly deployed across U.S. Federal agencies. And with new PDF integrations, all Office 365 users with a subscription to Adobe Acrobat DC for teams or enterprise will now have the ability to create, manipulate, and view high-quality, secure PDFs right from the ribbon in online versions of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft OneDrive and Microsoft SharePoint.
Adobe, working with Microsoft, is delivering superior digital document experiences to millions of joint customers, changing the game in workforce productivity.
“Whether onboarding an employee, signing up a new customer, or completing a critical sales contract, great experiences start where the document does, in Adobe Document Cloud,” said Ashley Still, vice president and general manager, Digital Media, Adobe. “As leaders in document and productivity software, Adobe and Microsoft are integrating best-in-class cloud services like Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Adobe Sign and now Adobe Acrobat DC to meet the needs of today’s agile and rapidly evolving workforce.”
“Microsoft and Adobe share a common vision of the workplace of the future—one that is centered on teamwork and collaboration,” said Ron Markezich, corporate vice president, Microsoft Office 365 at Microsoft Corp. “Building on the initial success of our partnership focused on Adobe Sign, we’re thrilled that Microsoft Office 365 customers now have access to the expansive PDF services from Adobe, right within the tools they use every day.”
New Advancements in Adobe Sign to Drive Business Forward
Last September Adobe Sign became Microsoft’s preferred e-signature solution for Office 365, and is deeply integrated across Microsoft’s portfolio, including Microsoft Dynamics 365. Industry response to the partnership has been strong, and Adobe Sign now enables over half of the Fortune 100 with fast and secure signatures, contributing to the more than 8 billion electronic signature transactions that were processed through Document Cloud in the past year alone. In the coming weeks, Adobe Sign will be live on Azure in the U.S., with expansion to additional regions expected soon. Additional advancements in Adobe Sign introduced today include:
- Deeper integration with Dynamics 365. Adobe Sign and Microsoft Dynamics are already used by hundreds of joint customers. Now they can leverage a new UI for quick navigation, real-time access to customer details from LinkedIn Sales Navigator to reduce contracting errors and automated sales processes by embedding Adobe Sign into multistep Dynamics 365 workflows.
- FedRAMP Tailored authorised. Adobe Sign has been granted authorization by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and is now officially listed as FedRAMP Tailored authorized in the FedRAMP Marketplace.
Access the World’s Best PDF Services from Adobe, Right Within your Favorite Microsoft Apps
e-Signatures are one piece of an organization’s digital transformation, but the best digital document experiences rely on so much more. Now the 135 million monthly commercial active users of Office 365 have access to the best in e-signatures with Adobe Sign, and the best PDF services from Adobe. With new PDF services integrations for Office 365, customers can:
- Access Adobe PDF services directly from the ribbon in online versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint to convert documents into high-quality Adobe PDF files that preserve fonts, formatting and layouts and can be password protected.
- Access Adobe PDF services within SharePoint and OneDrive to create and view high-quality Adobe PDFs that preserve fonts, formatting and layouts and can be password protected. Combine multiple file types into a single PDF that you can use for archiving or distribution, and convert PDFs into editable Word, Excel, PowerPoint or RTF files from your mobile device or online.
New PDF services integrations with Office 365, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and SharePoint, are available with Adobe Acrobat DC for teams and enterprise today. Adobe Sign for Dynamics 365 is available with Adobe Sign for Enterprise.
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