SOURCE: OpSource

June 15, 2009 11:00 ET

OpSource Fuels SaaS Industry Growth in Japan via New Strategic Partnership

OpSource Taps Leading Japanese Consulting Company Bplats to Help Advance the On-Demand Marketplace

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - OpSource™, the leader in Web operations, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Bplats a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) consulting company, to help fuel SaaS industry growth in Japan. Bplats and OpSource will work together on joint sales and marketing opportunities as well as on specific customer implementations.

"We are honored to be one of the strategic partners of OpSource, an innovative leader in the SaaS marketplace worldwide," said Bplats CEO Kenji Fujita. "We are confident that the SaaS market in Japan will mature faster with us jointly introducing OpSource's solutions."

A comprehensive, award-winning Web operations solution, OpSource On-Demand™ enables Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Web companies to deliver their applications and services quickly and securely over the Web to consumers and businesses alike. Going far beyond full-featured managed hosting, it includes the application management, compliance and business services that are necessary for on-demand business success. Bplats provides comprehensive SaaS technical and business consulting to the Japanese marketplace, helping companies get up and running with SaaS quickly and effectively.

"We are pleased to work with Bplats, one of the leading SaaS-enabling engineering companies in Japan," said OpSource CEO Treb Ryan. "SaaS solutions are changing the way companies do business and we are excited to bring the power and cost-savings of our SaaS solutions to the Japanese marketplace."

About OpSource On-Demand

A comprehensive, award-winning Web operations solution, OpSource On-Demand enables Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Web companies to quickly and securely deliver their applications and services over the Web to consumers and businesses alike. Going far beyond full-featured managed hosting, it includes the application management, compliance and business services that are necessary for on-demand business success.

OpSource On-Demand includes:

Technical Operations

--  Best-in-class, scalable software, hardware and network infrastructure
--  World-class data center facilities
--  Redundant carrier class load balancing architecture
--  In-depth 24x7 monitoring, security, and management procedures backed
    by SAS-70 Type II audits
--  Built-in high availability solutions from simple clustering to wide-
    area disaster recovery
    

Application Operations

--  Data management
--  Performance management, including multipoint user-experience
    monitoring
--  Application roll out and change management
--  Application optimization
--  Compliant infrastructure, processes and procedures including: SAS 70
    Type II audited, HIPAA and PCI DSS compliance and salesforce.com and WebEx
    certifications
    

Business Operations

--  OpSource Billing CLM™ - An end-to-end subscription management,
    metering and payment stand-alone solution, or as part of OpSource On-Demand
--  OpSource Connect™ - A Web services infrastructure and integration
    toolset, for application integration in the "Cloud" and behind the
    corporate fire-wall
--  OpSource End-User Support™ - 24x7 customer branded end-user support
--  OpSource Analytics™ - A real-time application and customer usage
    information, and health of business analysis and reporting tool
    

About OpSource

OpSource™ delivers Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Web applications for on-demand companies, with hundreds of applications, millions of users and billions of transactions supported daily. OpSource On-Demand™, the leading Web operations solution, is defining how Web-based software is delivered. By choosing OpSource as their Web application delivery partner, companies are freed from investing in and managing the complex and costly infrastructure and services necessary to deliver applications over the Web. They can instead focus their resources on developing, marketing and selling their applications and services. Further, by using OpSource Connect™ companies can leverage Web services such as OpSource Billing CLM™, OpSource Analytics™ and OpSource End User Support™ and integrate their applications with other SaaS applications over the Internet as well as with enterprise applications behind the corporate firewall. OpSource On-Demand is suitable for companies at any stage of growth, with any type of on-demand application.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., OpSource has Web application delivery centers in Virginia, London and Bangalore. For more information about OpSource, visit www.opsource.net.

OpSource, OpSource On-Demand, OpSource Billing CLM and the OpSource logo are trademarks of OpSource, Inc. All other trademarks and company names mentioned are protected by their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, please contact:
    Eileen Conway
    OpSource, Inc.
    650-245-9015
    econway@opsource.net