Software as a Service (SaaS) Application Enablement
As one of the earliest so-called ASP businesses, Cobweb
understands the complexities of delivering Software as a Service
(SaaS) in a multi-customer environment. Getting the code right is
just the start. We understand the marketing, commercial and billing
challenges, and already have a base of over 5,000 small business
customers taking multiple services from us.
We believe and support the pay-as-you-go model, because your
customers gain easy access to the applications developed by you,
and managed by Cobweb. Customer pain is removed because the
complexity of managing the software, hardware, and connectivity is
handled by Cobweb, in addition to the 2nd tier 24/7 platform
support. This means your organisation can remain focused on
developing the software, acquiring new customers and delivering the
specialist application customer support.
Cobweb offers a number of business models, including traditional
hosting relationships and shared revenue, to help make your
transition to Software as a Service as easy as possible. We also
have the commercial expertise, including a large scale billing
platform and technical know-how, needed to help you make the change
from traditional on-premise model to the new world of Software as a
Service sales and delivery.
SaaS Business Benefits
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is one of the fastest growing
segments of the information technology (IT) industry, because it
provides a more cost-effective alternative for enterprises to
achieve their business objectives than traditional packaged
Traditionally, companies buy software, then install and maintain
these applications on their own machines. That model is giving way
to one where companies will buy subscriptions and access services
over the Internet from software Managed Hosting providers.
The benefits of SaaS
- Capital expenditure up front is minimal
- Enables the sharing of resources
- Scalability that meets companies changing demands
- Security with centralised secure data storage
- Performance is more consistent
Cobweb can help you with a cost effective way of deploying an
application as a hosted service, with a cost effective subscription
per user, therefore limiting your maintenance and updates of the
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01 August 2014 - The European Commission (EC) is to test its new cloud guidelines with a group of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) before rolling them out fully.
01 August 2014 - Global IT spend will climb to $3.75 trillion (around £2.2 trillion) this year, Gartner has predicted.
18 July 2014 - An ever-increasing number of healthcare technology organisations in the US are adopting cloud services, with 83 per cent of IT executives reporting that they've already put in place, according to a new survey.