SaaS – or Software as a Service – platforms are all the rage. Essentially a business model where software is licensed and distributed from a central location, SaaS companies can now be found in telecoms, human resources, and more. Here are four that are blazing trails right now:
Quintype thinks that digital publishing – which relies on platforms such as wordpress, drupal and other CMS platforms – has been stuck in the dark ages. Founded by Amit Rathmore in California, Quintype delivers modern-day media operations via this cloud-based SaaS service. Functioning as a data-driven, end-to-end platform that seamlessly integrates the most important functionality you need to successfully run a modern media operation, Quintype is the epitome of 21st century digital media.
Plivo’s Zentruck service provides voice and SMS APIs to thousands of businesses worldwide, including the likes of CallHub, Mozilla and Netflix. The Zentrunk platform provides them with cheap and secure international SMS messaging and voice calls internationally. The Plivo network offers seven points of presence (PoP) worldwide to give businesses the clearest voice quality and lowest latency no matter where users are. Plivo owns the Zentrunk servers to ensure high quality service, employing automatic load balancing to make sure that Zentrunk delivers on guaranteed network availability.
RelinkLabs is a pioneering HR SaaS tool based in Scandinavia. Self-described as a recruitment data store, RelinkLabs molds data science, machine learning and recommendation algorithms into one tasty package in order to aggregate and make sense of publicly available data about candidates and employees. This could include information on LinkedIn, media sources and more. This information is used to speed up the hiring process and find better fits, benefiting employees and employers alike. With RelinkLabs, the resume (CV for Brits) becomes one of just many data points.
Fenero is a provider of cloud-based contact center solutions for sales and customer service operations worldwide. The company processes more than one million calls a day, delivers 99.999% uptime to its clients and, since 2014, has experienced year-on-year growth of 300% since 2014. The company currently has over 4,500 users worldwide and recently brought in Charles Callari, a former Global VP of Marketing and Strategy at Sykes Enterprises’, as its new Vice President (VP) of Customer Development.