Welcome to the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Showplace!
Software-as-a-service (SaaS), and a growing array of cloud computing solutions, 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 applications.
The SaaS Showplace® was founded by THINKstrategies in 2006 to help IT/business decision-makers find SaaS solutions to meet their corporate needs; help SaaS providers promote their offerings; and help others learn about this revolutionary marketplace. Today, the Showplace is the largest vendor-independent, online directory of SaaS solutions with over 1300 company listings, and the highest ranked SaaS resource center on all the major search engines.
Click here to hear a brief overview from THINKstrategies' Managing Director, Jeff Kaplan, about why SaaS and cloud computing matter.
"The Web's Best Directory of All Things SaaS" That's what Under the Radar says about the SaaS Showplace. It goes on to say we've "created the most comprehensive directory of SaaS providers. If you’re on the hunt for SaaS solutions - or even doing competitive research for your own needs, check it out." Read more...
AppFirst, Novell and Verio are the most recent sponsors of the Showplace. Sponsors get greater recognition on the Showplace and promotion via our e-newsletter. Click here to learn more about SaaS Showplace sponsorship opportunities.
SaaS Primers - What is SaaS and how does it work?
Despite the rapid growth of the SaaS market, there are still plenty of people who are trying to understand this new approach to leveraging software applications. THINKstrategies has published a SaaS Primer for CIOs aimed at helping companies better understand how they can leverage this powerful new software alternative to meet their business objectives. Click here to obtain a copy of this useful document.
THINKstrategies has also published a SaaS Primer for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to help them transition their business models and go-to-market strategies to successfully develop and deliver SaaS solutions to cost-effectively meet their customers' rapidly changing needs.
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Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards
The purpose of this award is to recognize SaaS companies who are delivering SaaS solutions which produce measurable business benefits for their customers. If you are a SaaS company delivering measurable business benefits or know one, register for the BoSS Awards here. To read about the BoSS Award program and latest award-winners, click here.
Click here to learn about THINKstrategies' consulting services aimed at helping aspiring SaaS providers properly package, price, deliver, sell and support their on-demand solutions.
SaaS Showplace Best Practices Portal
The purpose of the SaaS Showplace Best Practices Portal, powered by iCentera, is to provide useful information and insight about how organizations can fully leverage the power of SaaS solutions. Click here to register for the SaaS Best Practices portal or go to the login page if you are already a member.
Become a Friend of the SaaS Showplace
Help us promote our online directory and resource center by downloading the logo on the right and posting it on your site. Use our homepage URL as the hyperlink address and drive more traffic to the SaaS Showplace.