Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adobe Acrobat Sign
Score 8.3 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Acrobat Sign is an e-signature solution that combines simple and secure e-signatures with Adobe Acrobat. With Acrobat Sign, the user can create, sign, send for signature, manage, and track documents from one Adobe platform. The user can create signing experiences for customers and teams by enabling them to sign documents on any device or browser – anytime, anywhere. No additional software download or accounts are needed. As Microsoft’s e-signature solution, Acrobat Sign…
$14.99
per month license
Penneo
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Penneo is a digital signature and digital transaction management software in the Nordics. The solution helps businesses in multiple industries streamline their document-based processes. Business process automation With Penneo enables users to automate repetitive, time-consuming tasks by sending documents for signing to the right people in the right order via predefined workflows. Minimize the risk associated with manual data entry and reduce the time spent on…
$155
per month
Pricing
Adobe Acrobat SignPenneo
Editions & Modules
Acrobat Standard DC for teams
$14.99
per month license
Acrobat Pro DC with advanced e-sign
$16.99
per month license
Acrobat Sign Solutions
Call 800-685-4192 for pricing
Penneo Basic
$155
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Adobe Acrobat SignPenneo
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup Fee$34.99 license per month$478 per installation
Additional Details
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Small Businesses
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Score 9.0 out of 10
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Medium-sized Companies
MSB Docs
MSB Docs
Score 9.6 out of 10
MSB Docs
MSB Docs
Score 9.6 out of 10
Enterprises
Box
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Score 8.5 out of 10
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Score 8.5 out of 10
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User Ratings
Adobe Acrobat SignPenneo
Likelihood to Recommend
8.2
(227 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.4
(29 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.3
(193 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.0
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
7.6
(165 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(7 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Configurability
9.0
(3 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
5.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.0
(2 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Adobe Acrobat SignPenneo
Likelihood to Recommend
Adobe
Organizations with heavy usage inside Adobe product suites will find adoption seamless. However as it is driven on Adobe's platform some users may face challenges but as a whole the same business philosophy drives this as other Adobe platforms - they want your business - all of your business and it presents challenges if you don't agree. Product inculturation has been successful for organizations like Apple and even BMW, but with the global economy it can provide an appearance of elitism, often duly earned, or present unnecessary hurdles for integration which always impacts adoption timing and usage. While I understand and agree (for the most part) with revenue driven product layering, I believe that easier integration and full product availability definitely affect both acquisition and retention numbers. Adobe has a mighty and well deserved pedigree, and if you are aware of and prepared for the challenges I listed - you will probably love this software. If you need to have an easier and larger adoption and rollout, there are other options that will be a better fit especially if one of your data points is monitoring the impact and efficacy of the software on your team's time, conversion metrics and the impact on your clients. Adobe doesn't appear fond of self report analytics. On a side note, Adobe is a HUGE corporation and I have managed several of their enterprise platforms and they are awesome at allowing access to and support of legacy products, but identifying direct support was moderately to extremely difficult and requires a patience and tenacity above what one might expect for a company with whom you contribute significant income for their products. In a time when a new software pops up by the minute, having the heritage of Adobe is rock solid but a little more flexibility would make this product more attractive. I would still recommend the product albeit with awareness and acceptance of aforementioned challenges
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Penneo A/S
Penneo is really well suited if you want to handle all contracts online. Reducing process time and reducing "waste" of paper being printed. It can speed up the process for all. To my knowledge, it's not possible to fraud the system, and the files being signed are always verified correctly.
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Pros
Adobe
  • Adobe Acrobat Sign tracks whether or not a signer has viewed a document
  • Adobe Acrobat Sign tracks when a signer has signed, and the document has been sent to the next signer
  • Adobe Acrobat Sign sends you confirmation emails and progress update emails along the way
  • Adobe Acrobat Sign provides a "confirmation of signing" page at the end of the document package you put together, to prove the signatures are authentic
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Penneo A/S
  • Easy to handle contracts
  • Unable for users to edit contracts, which ensure compliance for our legal team.
  • All files can be stored on your computer.
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Cons
Adobe
  • Not able to customise the UI so we are limited to the standard functionality, but this is mostly sufficient for our needs
  • Basic workflow automation is included but for more advanced routing/conditional logic we need to integrate with other tools such as Power Automate
  • Not currently able to integrate with our SAP ERP systems
  • MFA is currently not possible
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Penneo A/S
  • For Danish users, it would be nice if Penneo offered the ability to sign and verify using MitID.
  • For signees, it would be nice to have a feature to add comments for documents, not just personal but also for the client.
  • As company the software solution is really great. There is not much negative points to highlight.
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Likelihood to Renew
Adobe
It is by far the easiest service we have used to obtain digital signatures from employees. In the past we had done it by hand (a process I would not recommend for 1500+ employees) and with another company that would not allow us to create our own forms and would charge us for each form.
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Usability
Adobe
I've had very little trouble with it in all my uses with it. I do wish the text boxes you add wouldn't cut off the text if you entered too many words and that it would adjust it's size to fit within the space you've provided. However, that just takes a little refining in the initial set up of the document before you send it out.
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Adobe
I would have rated this a 9 or greater had they not had had such critical outages. They have taken steps to resolve this so I may come in and revise this
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Performance
Adobe
The Adobe Acrobat Sign's performance are excellent.
When we send electronic document by email for signature all the customers receive it regularly, nobody has any issue to open it and the signature phase was very easy. The user-friendly aspect of this product reduce or reset the call for IT support
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Adobe
It is a great tool to get signatures from the client and has reduced a lot of overhead that was caused before resulting in very long delays. With the integration of Adobe Acrobat Sign, we have reduced this delay making the process much smoother and more efficient.
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Online Training
Adobe
The best types of training are well integrated into the product and Echosign does this well. As mentioned earlier in my review - there are some areas of functionality that can be difficult to understand ("only I sign") for the novice user. Other areas such as macro usage, bulk signature and so on were easily learned and understood via the online tools.
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Adobe
We did not use it in the manner that most companies do, so I am pleased with how our company handled implementation. We will be pushing the full company over into Echosign for various processes which will incorporate more of an implementation effect.
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Adobe
They are just different. Adobe's number one feature that puts it above it's competitors is that your document, the signing process, all of it exists within Adobe. There is no need to go from Word, to Adobe, to DocuSign. It saves you time and makes life easy for you (and for your clients).
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Scalability
Adobe
At the beginning we assigned Adobe Acrobat Sign just to Purchase Office Department because at that moment we needed a tool that supported us to avoid manual signature and was compliance with remote working.
Now we are using it also in other situation because it help us with time and we can also reduce cost
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Penneo A/S
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Adobe
  • When an opposing party tried to sue their attorney and my firm alleging one of us forged their signature on an agreed final order, the verification and security provided by Adobe Acrobat Sign allowed us to have the case promptly dismissed saving tens of thousands in attorney's fees.
  • My firm's malpractice insurance premiums decreased when we began collecting all signatures with Adobe Acrobat Sign.
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Penneo A/S
  • As stated earlier Penneo has made a really positive impact on reducing our process time when signing contracts. Now we are able to complete a process with two or three sign-offs within a day. Before this process usually took a week.
  • We reduce a lot of physical storage by having all files electronically. Files are saved as PDFs and stored securely on a server. Earlier these were printed files stored in a physical folder.
  • As a large company we really want to reduce of environmental impact, and reducing a lot of physical prints is also a key measure for us. Penneo has had a positive impact on us in this regard.
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ScreenShots

Adobe Acrobat Sign Screenshots

Screenshot of Send, sign, manage and archive documents with 100% legal e-signatures. Collecting e-signatures is as easy as swipe and tap with Adobe Sign. Sign from any device. Legally binding. Works with multiple apps. extremely cost-effective.Screenshot of Easily send e-signature requests to multiple recipients using Send in bulk feature.  Send a document to multiple people with one click, and every recipient gets their own personalized form ready to sign.Screenshot of Track and manage signatures with Adobe Acrobat Sign.  Get real-time visibility for every document out for signature, and receive notifications when documents have been signed.Screenshot of Create an online web form with Acrobat Sign.  It allows your recipients – whether they’re your employees or customers – to quickly access, complete, and sign critical documents without printing or mailing anything.  You will also get immediate access to the data and signatures.

Penneo Screenshots

Screenshot of Custom flows based on predefined rulesScreenshot of Document status overviewScreenshot of Automatic remindersScreenshot of Multi-signing (sign multiple documents at the same time)Screenshot of Identity validation via eIDsScreenshot of Automatic data deletion