San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2013
SaaS Markets, a global leading business app store provider, has been named one of the top 10 Hot Cloud Startups to Watch by CIO Magazine. The list of startups, compiled by acclaimed IT industry writer and blogger, Jeff Vance, was published on Tuesday, March 5th, and has been trending online through social media outlets, such as LinkedIn and Twitter.
After evaluating more than 150 new cloud ventures around the world, the top ten list features a diverse, cross section of startups, and further spotlights those companies with the potential to shape how the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry evolves.
Since the start of 2013, SaaS Markets has expanded its customer base beyond state and municipal chamber of commerce organizations, to include client relationships in both the financial services and enterprise markets. Each custom app store, based on SaaS Markets’ MarketMaker™ platform, offers more than 1,500 pre-qualified, cloud-based applications designed to help companies overcome an array of business challenges. Currently, SaaS Markets has 35 live app stores around the world, and the traffic on the SaaS Markets-powered SaaS Commerce Network™ has steadily increased month over month for the past year.
“This recognition as one of the hottest cloud startups is a key milestone,” said Ferdi Roberts, founder and CEO of SaaS Markets. “The SaaS application growth trend for enterprises is expected to grow tremendously in 2013, which will fuel our growth as we expand our business partnerships and provide enterprises with safe and easy-to-use tools via our app stores.” In fact, Gartner recently predicted that, by 2017, one in four enterprises will have an app store for managing corporate-approved business applications.
This week, CIO Magazine is taking their top ten list a step further, by inviting the public to vote for the startups and rank them. The top ten list will then be reordered and ranked (they are in alphabetical order now) based on voting, funding, strength of the management team and several other factors. You can show your support for SaaS Markets and help them reach the Number One position by visiting: http://www.cio.com/article/729692/10_Hot_Cloud_Startups_to_Watch
About SaaS Markets
SaaS Markets, headquartered in San Mateo, California, designs and delivers app stores for the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market. Through relationships with major financial institutions, retail brands, technology companies, business associations and leading brands, SaaS Markets aims to bring Software-as-a-Service to millions of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world. Learn more at: saasmarkets.com or call 650.458.0748.