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September 17, 2009 13:00 ET

BasicGov: 10 Things Every Local Government Should Know About Software as a Service (SaaS)

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2009) -

What: BasicGov invites local governments and SaaS enthusiasts to read its 10 part series about Software as a Service for cities and municipalities. Read, share and participate with comments.

Part 1: What is SaaS?

Part 2: Why Choose a SaaS Solution?

Part 3: Why SaaS for Community Development processes (Permits, Code Enforcement, and Planning)?

Part 4: SaaS Cost Comparisons

Part 5: SaaS Evaluation Phase

Part 6: Best Practices for SaaS Implementation

Part 7: What to look for with SaaS Training and Support

Part 8: SaaS and Security

Part 9: SaaS and Privacy

Part 10: SaaS and Data Availability

Over the past few years, SaaS solutions have been developed for everything from word processing and spreadsheets, to replacements for traditional business and government software solutions. SaaS has many benefits over traditional in-house solutions, but there are many considerations for local and municipal governments to consider when selecting a software solution. Over the course of this series, we will review the key reasons local and municipal governments should consider SaaS solutions, as well as the key considerations that you should consider when selecting a SaaS solution.

Where: BasicGov's blog at www.basicgov.com/blog

Links to each part are as follows:

Part 1: What is SaaS?

Part 2: Why Choose a SaaS Solution?

Part 3: Why SaaS for Community Development processes (Permits, Code Enforcement, and Planning)?

Part 4: SaaS Cost Comparisons

Parts 5 - 10 to be posted over the next two weeks on BasicGov's blog

About BasicGov

CloudBench Applications, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CBH) develops, sells and supports BasicGov, affordable web-based software used by cities and local governments to streamline their permits and inspections, code enforcement and planning processes. BasicGov is a reliable, secure solution delivered for an affordable price and the only web-based software for local governments built on Force.com, the cloud computing platform from SalesForce.com used by more than 55,000 organizations worldwide. BasicGov software requires only an Internet connection and a browser. Users pay a monthly subscription fee of $119 per module and no capital investment is required.

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