Category: Web Based

Parature offers freebie for a switchover from Talisma

In an effort to keep its high consistent growth rate at its present levels, on-demand customer support software provider Parature has announced a special offer: The company is offering current Talisma customers free data migration and professional services set-up should they switch to the Parature customer support solution. The reporting included in Parature’s customer service […]

Kintera goes back to school

In quite a coup, Software as a Service solutions provider Kintera Inc. representatives announced earlier this week that the company had signed an agreement with America’s largest university system, California State University, to employ the Kintera comprehensive solution suite. The suite includes Kintera Advocacy, Kintera Constituent Relationship Management, and Kintera P!N Electronic Screening, a trio […]

Salesnet sold to RightNow

This just in: RightNow Technologies, Inc. has announced the acquisition of on-demand sales workflow automation software firm Salesnet, Inc. in a cash transaction. RightNow inherits Salesnet’s twenty-six employees, twelve off-shore development contractors, and the Salesnet consumer base of 2500 users. As of now, only one change to personnel or extant customers have been announced: Former […]

Kintera a bit down, promises to rise again

Non-profit and government Software as a Service provider Kintera Inc. announced financial results for the first quarter of 2006. Total revenue for the quarter was $10.7 million, up from $9.1 million of one year ago and $9.3 million in the first quarter of 2005. This revenue is greater than Kintera financial consultants had predicted at […]

LignUp and Selligent come together

Gosselies, Belgium-based CRM product vendor Selligent announced today its partnership with Silicon Valley, Calif.-based converged communication product vendor LignUp Corporation. The partnership is based in the goal to integrate Selligent web-based CRM products with Lignup’s communication platform in order to produce communications-enable business process products, the first of which will be available later in 2006. […]

Springboard research predicts a bright future for SaaS in Asia

Information technology market researchers at Singapore-based Springboard Research have released a study that shows strong growth in the Asian Software as a Service market in 2005, and sees a rosy future as well. Revenue of the studied area (the continent minus Japan) increased over eighty percent to $80 million in 2005, with CRM currently representing […]

Losses (but optimism) at eLoyalty

Illinois-based enterprise CRM services and solutions provider eLoyalty recently released first quarter results for 2006. eLoyalty reported total revenue of $19.6 million for the quarter and, on GAAP basis, reported a net loss of $3.4 million; according to a non-GAAP basis, eLoyalty’s adjusted earnings loss was $1.9 million. As for the second quarter of 2006, […]

SaaS to co-exist with on-site solutions

More than two decades ago, when Sun Microsystems stated “the network is the computer”, it gave an inkling of what is now unfolding as SaaS. The growth of SaaS has freed companies from the need to own expensive hardware and manage several different systems. The SaaS brigade is being led by RightNow, and NetSuite. […]

You ought to shop OctaShop

ANMsoft, developers of India’s largest online shopping portal, has announced release of their e-commerce e-tailing product for large and small businesses to sell their products and services online OctaShop Shopping Mart is an online platform which allows large businesses / retailers / online businesses to offer online shopping capability. ANMsoft promises the OctaShop will “fulfill […]

LiteScape Technologies’ collaboration solutions selected

LiteScape Technologies, Inc. has announced their key strategic partnership with Bell Canada, in which the telecommunications company will sell LiteScape applications across North America. Bell Canada has selected LiteScape as a key partner in its overall strategy to market and deployment of IP solutions throughout its customer base. “The Stars have aligned!” proclaimed Cisco Canada […]