StrikeIron and Jamcracker Partner to bring Web Services to the Software as a Service Model
Partnership extends Web Services into the Software as a Services Market, helping ISV's and Channel Providers Expand On-Demand Market
Research Triangle Park, NC – November 15, 2005 – StrikeIron™ Inc., the worldwide leader of Web services commercialization through the StrikeIron Web Services MarketplaceÃ¤, today announced a strategic partnership with Jamcracker, the leading provider of on-demand delivery software. Jamcracker recently announced the creation of the Jamcracker Services Delivery Network (JSDN), an on-demand ecosystem designed to help Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Software-as-a-Service Vendors (SaaS) and channel providers rapidly generate new revenue streams.
"Jamcracker is enabling the on-demand market to grow dramatically," says K.B. Chandrasekhar, CEO of Jamcracker. "With the addition of the StrikeIron Web Services Marketplace to JSDN, we can provide our customers with a more comprehensive solution for delivering real-time, on-demand solutions."
JSDN will help the channel leverage the on-demand model by providing a certified catalog of software/services that customers can easily consume directly and through downstream channel partners. JSDN will address common challenges facing the channel providers that want to build a business around Software on-demand including access to a comprehensive services catalog, common administration of disparate systems, and the ability to re-brand and integrate.
"We're rapidly approaching a time when the majority of on-demand infrastructure will require Web services. Companies like Salesforce.com and Google are opening their APIs to enable richer solutions to be developed by their partners," said Bob Brauer, CEO and president of StrikeIron. "With our partnership with Jamcracker, companies can now leverage a broad range of externally available Web services and develop superior and profitable on-demand solutions as well."
Jamcracker provides comprehensive solutions for software companies and service providers that want to rapidly generate revenue by delivering on-demand services. Jamcracker's Pivot PathÃ¤ software provides the process efficiencies required to profitably scale an on-demand business and the flexibility to rapidly add new services and distribution channels. Pivot PathÃ¤ is an integrated solution that features access management, provisioning, service management, delegated administration, change management, channel enablement, billing, auditing and help desk capabilities.
For more information about Jamcracker, visit www.jamcracker.com.
Based in Research Triangle Park, NC, StrikeIron, Inc. is the leader in Web services commercialization with its breakthrough StrikeIron Web Services Business Network™ (WSBizNet™). WSBizNet includes the premier StrikeIron Web Services Marketplace™ as the central ecommerce location for anyone to easily buy and sell Web services. The StrikeIron Web Services Marketplace provides the most reliable and trusted commercial Web services available in the market across the broadest spectrum of business needs. The Aurora Funds, Inc. and NC IDEA provided funding for StrikeIron after recognizing the significant opportunity presented by Web services and this unique management team.
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