TAKING THE NEXT STEP: TRANSITIONING YOUR SOFTWARE TO SAAS

Today more and more organizations show their preference for cloud-based solutions, causing many to embrace SaaS providers over their traditional ISV’s. However, some companies still struggle with this transition, as it includes many changes within the business and development plan, from pricing to support and new sales models.

CHALLENGES FOR ISV’S MOVING TO A SAAS MODEL

To stay competitive in dynamic business models today, independent software vendors must go further their comfort zone – from application development to openly embracing new sales models. There are a few key challenges to overcome.

ABILITY TO ADDRESS A WIDER TARGET AUDIENCE

Addressing entirely new markets, or expanding into different regions

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

Making your software browser ready, constantly upgrading customers to the latest version, optimizing the software for scale, etc.

DATA SECURITY

One of the main priorities of every ISV moving to the cloud is how to keep their data as secure as possible

QUALITY OF SERVICE DELIVERY

Ensuring customer satisfaction through quality of service , especially the user experience and ease-of-use, is essential

BILLING AND CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT

Changing selling models to subscriptions, often requires to adapt and optimize sales targets

AWINGU HELPS YOU TRANSFORM LEGACY APPLICATIONS INTO A SAAS SOLUTION

We know your business and we understand how legacy applications need to be transitioned into a SaaS-based model. With Awingu you will get all the features to make this journey easy and simple.

NO CODE CHANGE NEEDED

Make your software available in HTML5 without the need to change your code

MULTI-TENANT

Manage your offering easily from a single, easy-to-use platform

CUSTOMIZABLE

Customize everything, from a login page to colors relevant to your brand

RUNS ON ANY CLOUD

You are in control of the technologies and margins used

HOW DOES AWINGU WORK?

With Awingu, you can host your legacy software on application servers in the cloud of your choice – be it public (e.g. Azure, Google, etc.), private (in your own data center) or hybrid. Allow users to access the application via any browser on any device, making your software available in the cloud anywhere, at any time without changing a single line of code in your program.

HOW ISV's ARE CURRENTLY USING AWINGU

B REKENCENTRA: A PERFECT SOLUTION FOR AN ISV’S TRANSFORMATION TO A SAAS MODEL

B Rekencentra develops cargo and freight software for the transport & logistics industry. Implementing their software into the customer workflow, is a heavy task. Therefore, they have the need to have a cloud-based solution which they can propose to smaller clients or for demonstration and testing purposes. Awingu fits the bill perfectly.

INFODIDAC BUILDS CLOUD OFFER WITH AWINGU AND MICROSOFT AZURE

InfoDidac is the developer of ‘ProEco’. This is the core administration software, used in 1300 schools in the Belgian French Community. ‘ProEco’ is a legacy software that runs locally on the PC of the end-user. It was not built to run as a SaaS service. In the 21st century, schools and their staff need to work more even more efficiently and flexibly. Infodidac decided to build a cloud version of ProEco, called ‘CloudEco’ by leveraging Awingu and Microsoft Azure.

fireplan software and awingu
CODE3 LEVERAGES AWINGU TO BUILD A CLOUD FLAVOUR OF THEIR FIREPLAN SOFTWARE

CODE3 is a German independent software vendor (ISV) that was founded in 2012. As a business, they develop and sell their “fireplan” software to fire departments all over Germany and other German speaking regions. They used to leverage on Azure RemoteApp to provide mobile access to their end-customers. However, as of August 2016, Microsoft announced the discontinuation of the Azure RemoteApp service, meaning CODE3 needed to find a suitable alternative.

PELETON LEVERAGES AWINGU TO GO SAAS

Peloton Computer Enterprises Ltd. is a Canadian ISV (Independent Software Vendor) that develops drilling and well data software for oil and gas companies worldwide.
Because of the growing demand for SaaS software in the industry, they chose Awingu to provide a secure and mobile access to their software for their customers. They specifically picked Awingu because of its user-friendliness, simplicity and security.

BOND CONSULTING SERVICES CLOUDIFIES MICROSOFT DYNAMICS GP WITH AWINGU
BOND CONSULTING SERVICES CLOUDIFIES MICROSOFT DYNAMICS GP WITH AWINGU

Bond Consulting Services is a California-based IT consulting firm that focuses on Microsoft Dynamics implementations. They use Awingu to add a cloud flavor to Microsoft Dynamics GP and to let their clients access that and other applications anywhere, via any device.

DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER “TAKING THE NEXT STEP: TRANSITIONING YOUR SOFTWARE TO SAAS”

Over the last few years, independent software vendors (ISV’s) have spent a huge amount of time and effort developing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings. Transition may be challenging for many ISV’s.  Fill in the form to get access to the white paper on this topic and find out how Awingu can help you in this journey to the Cloud. 

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