OPENAIR WINS BEST OF SAAS SHOWPLACE AWARD
Leader in Software as a Service Professional Services Automation Recognized for Enabling Services Firms to Improve Project and Resource Management and Realize Higher Revenue and Increased Margins
BOSTON, Mass. — May 27, 2009— OpenAir, Inc., a NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) company and a leading provider of on-demand professional services automation (PSA) software, today announced that is has been named the latest winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program. OpenAir was recognized by THINKstrategies, Inc. as a Best of SaaS ShowplaceAward winner for producing tangible and measurable business benefits, such as increased sales and lower costs, for its client organizations. The BoSS Awards program, which promotes and recognizes Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions that deliver measurable business benefits to users, was announced in January 2009 as an initiative by THINKstrategies, a leading strategic consulting company, to promote the business value of on-demand services.
OpenAir helps companies around the world automate project-centric business processes. It integrates with other on-demand products like salesforce.com to bring together the capabilities of customer relationship management (CRM) with PSA to realize significant cost savings and productivity gains. And as a part of the NetSuite Services Resource Planning (SRP) suite, which is specifically designed for the most demanding and global needs of enterprise-class services organizations, OpenAir PSA creates the first on-demand solution to address end-to-end business process needs – from marketing to project management, to service delivery, to billing, revenue management and driving repeat business from existing clients.
OpenAir has been named the latest BoSS Award winner for the significant benefits and results Bluewolf Group and Metricstream have gained by using OpenAir to run their services organizations:
"We are proud to be recognized by the SaaS Showplace for the measurable business benefits we are delivering to our customers," said OpenAir CEO Morris Panner.
"Managing the costs while maximizing the effectiveness of a geographically dispersed professional services or project team is a growing challenge for organizations in today's difficult business environment," stated Jeffrey M. Kaplan, the founder of the SaaS Showplace and Managing Director of THINKstrategies, the strategic consulting firm which conceived and administers the Showplace. "OpenAir's SaaS-based services automation software is helping a growing number of organizations meet this challenge and achieve their business objectives."