(PRWEB) July 26, 2005
AppShore Inc. today announced the registration of the 200th customer to sign up for the Beta release its small business oriented suite of On Demand software applications. Hosted by AppShore and built on the Open Source LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack, the AppShore Application Suite is the worldÂs most comprehensive and cost effective combination of every-day-use software and services available today. The AppShore suite includes contact management, sales force automation, customer relationship management, document management, and collaboration applications.
The rapid adoption of the AppShore solution clearly positions the company as an emerging leader in the super hot technology category referred to as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The Beta release of AppShore Free Edition was made available in February 2005. In just a few short months more than 200 small businesses from all around the world have begun realizing the daily benefits of the AppShore solution. With no hardware or software to purchase, install, or operate and no training or professional services required prior to use, the AppShore Suite is perfectly suited for small businesses seeking robust functionality with the minimum amount of up front investment.
The AppShore applications are tightly integrated and designed with security and ease of use in mind. Offered as an online, On Demand service, the suite is instantly available after a simple registration process and will be continuously improved and enhanced by AppShore based on customer feedback. There are no long term contracts or commitments to worry about and the service may be terminated by the customer at any time.
Today the AppShore Application Suite is offered in three versions; Free Edition, Professional Edition, and Premium Edition. Free Edition is available today and provides complete contact management functionality. It will always be offered as a free service and is supported by paid advertising. The Professional Edition and Premium Edition are upgrade paths from the Free Edition and will be released in late in 2005 and early 2006 respectively. Professional and Premium Editions will be priced separately at a rate that AppShore ensures will be the most competitive in the world for solutions of comparable functionality.
About AppShore - AppShore was founded under the guiding principle that small businesses have too long been under served by the traditional enterprise software industry. Our vision is to create the worldÂs most cost effective yet amazingly powerful suite of daily use business applications and services. AppShore was founded by veterans of the enterprise software industry with over 60 years of combined experience in software sales and development within global companies including Oracle and IBM. The company is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Europe and Asia. AppShore can be reached at info at appshore.com.
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