SOURCE: CrownPeak

August 01, 2006 09:00 ET

CrownPeak Reveals the Truth Behind Software as a Service

Web Content Management Leader to Offer SaaS Mythbusters to Counter Common Misconceptions

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 1, 2006 -- CrownPeak, the company defining the future of Web content management, unveils their top ten myths about software delivered as a service. "There have been so many myths and misconceptions propagated about software-as-a-service, that we felt compelled to set the record straight and reveal the truth about SaaS," said Jim Howard, CEO of CrownPeak. The company shares insight into why Web site management delivered as a software service puts the power of managing a Web site back into the hands of the business user, and how a software service is the best option for delivering a successful Web site.

THE TRUTH ABOUT FIVE COMMON SOFTWARE SERVICES:

SaaS Myth #1: The customer loses control
SaaS Truth: Mature software services have FULL DEVELOPER ACCESS

SaaS Myth #2: Security is a problem
SaaS Truth: Software services spend more time, resources and money on
security than any internal organization could possibly afford

SaaS Myth #3: Difficult to integrate
SaaS Truth: Software services are typically BETTER AT INTEGRATION

SaaS Myth #4: Fewer features
SaaS Truth: Software services have as many -- or more -- features than
installed or open source applications

SaaS Myth #5: Software services are riskier
Saas Truth: Software services are inherently less risky than installed or
open source software
To view all 10 Myths, please visit: http://www.crownpeak.com/saas-myths

About CrownPeak

CrownPeak is defining the future of content management with its cost-effective, easy-to-implement software services for enterprise-level Web content management and site search. As the only solution to offer best-of-breed integration with ExactTarget, salesforce.com and WebTrends, CrownPeak's 360° Site Management gives Web site managers complete control over the critical functions involved in delivering a successful, revenue-driving Web site.

Enterprises and vertical organizations such as Crain Communications, Trek Bicycles, Hyundai Motors, the State of Virginia and the University of Southern California have realized the value in CrownPeak's 24x7 customer support and guaranteed response times. CrownPeak has been named to EContent's 100 most influential companies list, has won eWeek's prestigious Analysts Choice Award and InfoWorld's Product of the Year Award and has been named an SIIA Codie Award finalist for Best Content Management System every year since 2003.

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