WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2012) - MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, today announced several training opportunities for independent software vendors (ISVs) building applications on the Windows Azure platform. In conjunction with Microsoft's ISV sales team, Metanga, MetraTech's multi-tenant cloud-based billing application, will launch the Metanga Cloud Monetization Strategy training series, which will include both webinar and in-person boot camp sessions. Metanga gives ISVs the means to monetize their software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud-based offerings.
The training series, led by the Microsoft ISV sales team, will begin with a webcast on February 24 and will be followed by multiple regional boot camps, providing ISVs with best practices in cloud adoption and monetization. During the webinar and boot camp sessions, the Metanga team will explore:
- Cloud-based enrollment and customer support
- Successful SaaS pricing strategies
- Productization and bundling
- Subscriptions and metered business models
- Billing and payment capture
- Customer self-care tools
"These events present a great opportunity for ISVs to learn not only the benefits of the Windows Azure Cloud, but also how they can accelerate adoption and drive monetization of their applications," said Jeff Lear, director of national ISV sales for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT).
To attend the upcoming events, register below:
Microsoft Azure boot camps
MetraTech Corp. offers an innovative approach to billing, compensation and self-care. We empower organizations to embrace change through a unique agreements-based billing (ABB™) and compensation solution that models and supports fluid, personalized multi-party agreements. We automate business processes and business models to address rapidly changing or complex business strategies. Our products are deployed globally, and our customers use MetraTech to securely collect revenue, compensate partners and manage their customer lifecycles in 12 languages, 28 currencies and 90 countries. Customers include CETIP, The City of Chicago, Concur, The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Microsoft, PGi, OnStream (National Grid), and Telus. The company is headquartered in Boston, with offices in San Francisco, Munich, Paris, Rio de Janeiro and London. MetraTech is a venture-backed, privately held company whose investors include Accel Partners, Meritech Capital and Vesbridge Partners. For more information, please visit www.metratech.com and www.metanga.com.