SaaS 20 Overview

The SaaS 20 Index

Since the SaaS industry is very broad and covers a wide range of companies in many different segments of the software industry, it would be extremely tough to keep track of everything regarding SaaS. As a result, a index of 20 public companies that are key players in the SaaS industry were developed to track the performance and growth of the industry. Each company has a specific speciality within SaaS. This Wiki will focus on companies within the SaaS 20 Index as well as Microsoft due to their high impact in the SaaS industry.

Company SaaS Specialty
Amazon.com (AMZN) Simple Storage Service (S3)
Athenahealth Inc. (ATHN) Medical billing
Blackboard Inc. (BBBB) Online education
Concur Tech Inc. (CNQR) Expense reporting
Constant Contact (CTCT) Marketing
Dell Inc. (DELL)* Managed services
EMC Corp. (EMC) Storage on demand
Google Inc. (GOOG) Google Apps
Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) Seismic managed services
Intuit Inc.— (INTU) Financial software
Kenexa Corp. (KNXA) HR recruiting
Microsoft (MSFT) Microsoft Live
NetSuite Inc. (N) Accounting and CRM
Omniture Inc. (OMTR) Analytics software
Rightnow (RNOW) Customer relationship mgmt
Salary.com (SLRY) Compensation software
Salesforce.com (CRM) Customer relationship mgmt
SuccessFactors Inc. (SFSF) HR management
Taleo Corp. (TLEO) HR recruiting
Vocus Inc. (VOCS) PR and gov’t relations
Websense Inc. (WBSN) IT security

*For the purpose of this Wiki, Dell will not be included in the SaaS 20 (and replaced with Microsoft) because Dell's role in the SaaS industry is a leading hosting provider rather than a SaaS developer.

Company Information

Below is some general background information on each of the companies in the SaaS 20 Index. From here, you can access each company's Wikipedia page, Google News articles/timeline, and any interesting blog posts about the company or major product it offers.

Amazon.com

Athenahealth Inc.

Blackboard

Concur Tech

ConstantContact

EMC Corp

Google

Ingram Micro

Intuit

Kenexa

Microsoft

NetSuite

Omniture

RightNow

Salary.com

SalesForce

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