BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Alpha Software, which offers the most complete environment for rapidly prototyping, developing and deploying enterprise-level, cross-platform mobile and web business applications, announced that an increasing number of Software as a Service (SaaS) and Mobile Software as a Service (mSaaS) businesses have adopted the Alpha Anywhere development environment.
The SaaS market, which has revolutionized the way software is distributed, is exploding and expected to reach $22.1 billion by 2015, according to Gartner research.1 Despite the appeal of SaaS, the time and costs required to develop sophisticated applications that run responsively on any mobile device and the web remain major obstacles for entrepreneurs. Alpha Anywhere, which allows for fast prototyping through to secure deployment of enterprise-level responsive business applications for mobile devices and the web, has emerged as the preferred solution to the long and expensive development cycles typically faced in the creation and updating of SaaS application.
"Alpha Anywhere enables us to build powerful applications that run on iOS, Android and the web in a fraction of the time compared to other development environments," said Scott Moore, President of Business Support Solutions, Owner and Operator of PetSitClick, a scalable ERP platform that handles hundreds of thousands of daily transactions in the pet care industry. "Equally important, Alpha Anywhere has proven to be extremely cost-effective to operate and maintain, allowing us to price our service optimally for the market without being burdened by high per-user costs."
Other SaaS businesses built on Alpha Software include:
- eTruckBiz.com – a system giving trucking businesses everything needed to run and grow.
- EdulinkSys.com – provides parents with access to student records already being collected within schools’ administrative and instructional databases.
- LiveImmigration.com - an innovative legal application changing the practice of immigration law.
- MySchoolAnywhere.com – streamlines the school directory, reporting and fund raising process for thousands of schools and parents.
- Oerca.com – a record management application for zoological institutions and rescue centers.
- ScrumIT.co.za - a comprehensive rugby management and administration system.
- Hundreds more are SaaS businesses are developing their mobile and web applications currently in Alpha Anywhere.
Alpha Anywhere utilizes a single code base, making HTML5 business applications quick to prototype, build and deploy. Once built, the business apps are easy to modify. With one click Adobe® PhoneGap™ Build integration Alpha Anywhere apps can be turned into hybrid apps that can access mobile device hardware and that can be deployed via popular app stores. Alpha Anywhere’s "coding optional" approach accelerates development by a factor of 5 to 10 over traditional approaches. The applications can easily integrate with existing databases and web services, and can take advantage of the fact that Alpha Anywhere offers built-in reporting, business charting, scheduling, GIF/data-mapping, e-forms and advanced media handling. Style templates in Alpha Anywhere mirror the latest iOS and Android look and feel. Alpha Software offers transparent and affordable pricing and hosting so SaaS businesses can price their offerings without the burden of high operating costs.
Alpha Software is helping SaaS entrepreneurs innovate and collaborate through SaaS networking opportunities, regular SaaS meetups, real-world lessons learned from successful SaaS customers, and educational content on best SaaS practices. Topics covered include: system architecture, user acquisition, digital marketing, payment options, customer relations, market flux and trends.
SaaS businesses interested in a 30-day free trial or learning more can visit: http://saas.alphasoftware.com.
About Alpha Software
Alpha Software empowers a wide range of business application developers with innovative development and deployment products that offer significant productivity gains. Alpha Anywhere is the complete front-end to back-end, prototype-to-production environment for rapid development and deployment of enterprise-level, cross-platform mobile and web business applications. For over a decade, developers and business professionals in tens of thousands of organizations in over one hundred countries have cost-effectively deployed enterprise applications with Alpha Software products in-house and in the cloud. For more information, visit www.AlphaSoftware.com, or follow on Twitter at @AlphaSWCorp.
Alpha Anywhere is a trademark of Alpha Software Corporation. All other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.