e-SignLive is an awkwardly named tool that allows organizations and individuals to sign documentation electronically. The product, itself a division of Silanis, is the most widely used e-signature solution in the world and processes close to 1 billion documents every year. For those who haven’t yet experienced it, electronic signing is a revelation and avoids the annoying cycle of printing, signing, and scanning documents that we’ve all grown accustomed to.

But e-signatures are a sensitive issue, mired in legal questions and regulatory conditions, which is why e-SignLive is today broadening the geographical options that it has. Leveraging SoftLayer, the cloud platform owned by IBM, e-SignLive is rolling out its software to six new international markets. Beginning in Australia and continuing through Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Brazil, both public and private instances of e-SignLive will be available on IBM Cloud’s SoftLayer infrastructure to support global e-signature adoption and meet customers’ data requirements in regulated markets.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.