Report Id: SNS/ICT/1341 | May 2022 | Region: Global | 130 Pages
Report Scope & Overview:
The E-Signature Software Market size was valued at USD 3.79 Bn in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 25.77 Bn by 2028, and grow at a CAGR of 31.46% over the forecast period 2022-2028.
E-Signature is a mathematical approach for verifying digital documents such as PDF files, Word files, and online legal contract papers using an encoded and electronic stamp. It aids in the resolution of the impression and tempering problems in digital communication. It contains all of the information about a digital document that allows users to quickly and readily determine the source, identity, and status of the document. The principle of cryptography technology is used to run an E-signature. Organizations may now share business papers and legal contracts with less danger thanks to appropriate authentication. To support the rising digital enterprises, e-signature provides safe and verifiable transactions.
Encryption is used to safeguard electronic documents at the sender's end. The recipient is given an E-signature that allows him to decode the contents of the document. Software, digital documents, and electronic messages are all validated and authenticated using the E- signature approach. Physical papers are verified using handwritten signatures. E-signatures, like e-mails, word documents, and portable document formats, are used to validate and assent to the content of digital documents. Encryption and decryption procedures are required for an E-signature. The sender can use an E-signature to verify the validity of a digital document. There are considerable risks of fraud or document tampering in the process of financial transactions or document dissemination over the world, necessitating the use of E-signatures. E-signatures lessen the chances of papers being tampered with, diverted, or intercepted while in route. An electronic document signed using an E-signature is just as legitimate as any other signed paper document and can be produced in court.
As a result of the green movement, governments, corporate offices, and businesses are moving toward complete or partly paperless operations.
The use of paperless document procedures has resulted in increased operational efficiency.
The decision-making procedures were sped up and operating expenses were decreased.
Electronic signatures have never been used by the majority of users. They aren't willing to take any risks.
Lack of knowledge about the legal recognition and benefits of electronic signatures.
Mobile and internet-connected gadget usage is on the rise.
Demand for cloud-based security technologies and solutions is increasing.
A cloud-based endpoint security solution can help you get a better return on your investment.
The lack of trust and the simplicity with which it may be implemented
Its legality is a source of misunderstanding and ignorance.
IMPACT OF COVID-19:
The COVID-19 outbreak had a significant impact on the E-signature market's growth, owing to the adoption of E-signatures, which allowed organizations and businesses to increase their operational productivity and efficiency by spending less money on paper, printing, and postage while being faster than traditional methods. During the COVID-19 epidemic, this further aided the growth of the E-signature business. Furthermore, in the event of a worldwide pandemic, the majority of businesses adopted a work-from-home approach to preserve production.
Based on component hardware, software, and services, the market is segmented into three segments. The software is projected to outperform the competition. The software segment is anticipated to be driven by its capacity to provide immediate electronic signature conversion. Software use is projected to increase as the paperless work process becomes more widely adopted. Similarly, due to increased demand for the solution, managed services and professional services are expected to develop dramatically.
On the basis of deployment, the electronic signature software industry is divided into two categories: on-premise and cloud. Companies that are using electronic signature solutions are focused on cloud-based solutions in order to get more flexibility, scalability, and cost savings. The movement in business paradigms toward digitization has resulted in more substantial benefits for firms and increased revenue generation potential. The emergence of cloud solutions, which provide both economical and free subscription-based models with rapid setup, is driving this trend. However, as people become more reliant on the cloud, cyber-attacks have become more common. As a result, electronic signature software market companies are expected to gain considerable market share throughout the world.
The market is divided into BFSI, Human Resources and Legal, Government & Defense, Manufacturing & Retail, Healthcare, and Others, based on the end-user. Because of the quick transition toward the digital platform to deliver simplified services to its clients, the BFSI industry is predicted to rise at an exponential rate. This has aided in the industry's sales growth. Similarly, electronic signatures are enhancing consumer and employee happiness in the retail business. During the projected period, the rising trend of e-governance across nations is expected to boost market growth. Similarly, for medical documentation and payment invoicing, healthcare is increasingly embracing digital methods.
On The Basis of Component
On The Basis of Deployment Model
On The Basis of Industry Vertical
IT & telecommunication
Healthcare & life science
North America is one of the most advanced areas in terms of IT usage, with most multinational and small-scale businesses based there. Companies are increasingly investing a substantial amount to data security in their budgets as a result of increased worries about the safety of essential IT infrastructure and sensitive data. The expansion of the worldwide digital signature market has been fueled by government regulations for protecting electronic documents and the benefits of adopting digital signatures in the United States and Canada. North America accounted for the highest proportion of the global digital signature market in 2020. The BFSI and legal industries, as well as the government and healthcare sectors, have seen tremendous development in the United States and Canada.
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
The Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
Rest of Latin America
The major kay players are Adobe Inc., Docusign, Inc., Esign Geni, HID Global, Legalesign Limited, OneSpan, RPost, Thales S.A., U-SIGN-IT, Zoho Corporation.
|Market Size in 2021||US$ 3.79 Bn|
|Market Size by 2028||US$ 25.77 Bn|
|CAGR||CAGR of 31.46% From 2022 to 2028|
|Report Scope & Coverage||Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook|
|Key Segments||• by Component (Hardware, Software, and Services)
• by Deployment Model (On-premises and Cloud)
• by Industry Vertical (BFSI, Education, Human resource, IT & telecommunication, Government, Healthcare & life science, Real estate, Others)
|Regional Analysis/Coverage||North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
|Company Profiles||Adobe Inc., Docusign, Inc., Esign Geni, HID Global, Legalesign Limited, OneSpan, RPost, Thales S.A., U-SIGN-IT, Zoho Corporation.|
|Key Drivers||• The use of paperless document procedures has resulted in increased operational efficiency.
• The decision-making procedures were sped up and operating expenses were decreased.
|Market Opportunities||• Mobile and internet-connected gadget usage is on the rise.
• Demand for cloud-based security technologies and solutions is increasing.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :
Ans:- The forecast period of the E-Signature Software Market is 2022-2028.
Ans:- Lack of knowledge about the legal recognition and benefits of electronic signatures.
Ans:- North America accounted for the largest market share of the global digital signature market.
Ans:- The major kay players are Adobe Inc., Docusign, Inc., Esign Geni, HID Global, Legalesign Limited, OneSpan, RPost, Thales S.A., U-SIGN-IT, Zoho Corporation.
Ans:- The study includes a comprehensive analysis of worldwide E-Signature Software Market trends, as well as present and future market forecasts,Porter's five forces analysis aids, study of buyer and supplier potential , competitive landscape etc.
Table of Contents
1.1 Market Definition
1.3 Research Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
3. Market Dynamics
4. Impact Analysis
4.2 Impact of the Ukraine- Russia war
5. Value Chain Analysis
6. Porter’s 5 forces model
7. PEST Analysis
8. Market Segmentation, by Component
9. Market Segmentation, by Deployment Model
10. Market Segmentation, by Industry Vertical
10.3 Human resource
10.4 IT & telecommunication
10.6 Healthcare & life science
10.7 Real estate
11. Regional Analysis
11.2 North America
11.3.6 The Netherlands
11.3.7 Rest of Europe
11.4.2 South Korea
11.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
11.5 The Middle East & Africa
11.5.3 South Africa
11.6 Latin America
11.6.3 Rest of Latin America
12. Company Profiles
12.1 Adobe Inc.
12.1.2 Products/ Services Offered
12.1.3 SWOT Analysis
12.1.4 The SNS view
12.2 Docusign, Inc.
12.3 Esign Geni
12.4 HID Global
12.5 Legalesign Limited
12.8 Thales S.A.
12.10 Zoho Corporation
13. Competitive Landscape
13.1 Competitive Benchmarking
13.2 Market Share analysis
13.3 Recent Developments
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