Latest SaaS publications

Evolving Your SaaS business for the 2020s

Entering a new decade, it’s easy to forget just how quickly the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model has evolved over the past 10 years. The rise of cloud-based software has helped to redefine the enterprise workplace, unleashing truly mobile and collaborative workforces and new customer-facing interactions. It’s also democratised IT management and stimulated a shift in technology adoption that’s transformed the way companies buy and consume products and services.

Global public cloud spending to reach $266 billion in 2021, IDC forecasts

Global spending on public cloud services is forecast to hit $266 billion (approx. £204 billion) in 2021, according to new research released by the International Data Corporation (IDC). In the study, titled Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide, IDC predicted that while spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will slow over the forecast… Read More

Series A funding for Belgium’s FinTech ‘debt collector’ technology

Not all FinTech is blockchain: a company in Belgium has just raised €2.2 million (approx. £1.9 million) in a series A funding round to commercialise software which pursues unpaid debts, even court debts, using SaaS. Virteo‘s online community platform has received funding commitments from three sources; ParticipatieMaatschappij Vlaanderen (PMV) is down for 50%, with the… Read More

Salesforce delivers Einstein AI across software offering

Salesforce has announced its plans to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) tools to boost the platform’s smart credentials and will debut the technology at its upcoming annual user conference in San Francisco next month. The addition, named Einstein, is a suite of online AI solutions built to support salespeople by automating tasks, predicting behaviours and highlighting relevant… Read More

Invested in SaaS? How to ensure your cloud is protected

Jules Taplin, Technical Director at Plan B, looks at the questions worth asking your SaaS provider to avoid unplanned interruptions to your business… With the rise in everything as a Service (“aaS”), the performance of the cloud is critical to the availability of your IT systems, and the productivity of your business. If you have… Read More