Monterey, CA (PRWEB) May 3, 2007
ShareMethods (http://www.sharemethods.com) today announced that LiteScape Technologies (http://www.litescape.com) has selected its on-demand service for a global deployment to several hundred of its users. With most documents and work processes handled informally today via email, many businesses now find they need a better way. ShareMethods delivers an improved solution via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to securely manage, share, and distribute sales, marketing, and support materials. Content such as sales presentations, proposals, marketing collateral, support information, and partner documents can be easily posted and accessed on-demand on a worldwide basis. The announcement for the selection of ShareMethods by LiteScape Technologies was made today at the Red Herring Spring 2007 Conference: Ten Years of Innovation and Disruption.
"We needed an on-demand platform to share and distribute documents for internal teams and valued business partners around the world. ShareMethods offered a compelling solution that could support communications with key partners such as WebEx, AT&T, Cisco, IBM, and Microsoft as well as registered resellers and systems integrators," said Andy Barbour, senior director of channel sales at LiteScape Technologies. "ShareMethods brings our partner documents and internal sales, product, and support materials together into a centralized repository that is easy to use, quick to deploy, and cost-effective. In addition ShareMethods' integration with salesforce.com via ShareNow for AppExchange allows for a seamless user experience for internal teams."
ShareMethods provides powerful capabilities for customers to securely manage and distribute sales, marketing, and support materials. Capabilities include full document version control, review and approval workflows, user roles and permissions, full text search, customizable sales and marketing taxonomies, linking of documents to CRM data, desktop integration, community ratings and user reviews, and deep integration with salesforce.com. Customers can quickly deploy sales, marketing, and support knowledge centers that can be securely shared across an extended network of users inside and outside of a company. ShareMethods provides its hosted service via a SAS 70 Type II data center, offering high levels of reliability, redundancy, and security.
"ShareMethods is thrilled to welcome LiteScape Technologies as a new customer deployed on a global scale" says Eric Hoffert, CEO of ShareMethods. "LiteScape Technologies is an industry leader in developing Unified Communications applications. We are pleased to see ShareMethods bringing benefits to LiteScape Technologies for its distributed workforce and key business partners. LiteScapeTechnologies joins the ShareMethods global user community realizing benefits from the use of our on-demand services."
On May 3, at the Red Herring Spring 2007 Conference (in Monterey, California) in a Keynote Roundtable session, ShareMethods' CEO Eric Hoffert will be discussing the growing trend to move document creation, management, and sharing online via the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. This trend reflects significant improvements in the ease of securely sharing and accessing documents and content anywhere, anyplace, and anytime.
About LiteScape Technologies
LiteScape Technologies is a leading software developer of Unified Communications applications. By securely integrating an organization's business applications with its IP communications infrastructure, LiteScape solutions increase productivity and optimize business processes. LiteScape allows users to access and utilize pertinent corporate information in real time on any IP device, including: desktop computers, IP telephones and mobile devices. Founded in 2004, the company is privately held and has strategic partnerships with AT&T, Avaya, Cisco, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and WebEx. For additional information, please visit http://www.litescape.com or email info(at)litescape.com.
With ShareMethods, sales and marketing teams can store, manage, and share documents easily and securely, collaborating with extended selling networks to close more business, providing a cost-effective alternative to developing and supporting a sales and marketing intranet or extranet. ShareMethods combines advanced document management, collaboration, and CRM integration into powerful on-demand solutions. The "Sales and Marketing Portal in a Box" approach can cost less than one tenth of the price of traditional enterprise software. ShareMethods received an "Excellent" rating for usability from eWeek and scored 9 out of 10 for "Ease of Use, Implementation, and Value" from InfoWorld. The company was recognized together with salesforce.com in the InfoWorld Top 100 for one of the Best IT Projects of 2004 and as one of the CRM WizKids for 2006 by noted CRM analyst Denis Pombriant. ShareMethods provides on-demand services to more than 200 companies on a global basis with users in 32 countries. Customers include BusinessWeek (a division of McGraw-Hill Companies), CNET Channel (a division of CNET Networks), salesforce.com, HID Corp., JMJ Associates, TI Broadcast Solutions Group, Evolution Benefits, and others. ShareMethods services include ShareMethods, ShareNow for AppExchange, and ShareDrive OnDemand, Visit http://www.sharemethods.com or call 1-877-SHARENOW for more information.