ASP model attractive to small businesses
London, July 5, 2001 - Projectplace Ltd, the leading ASP for communication and collaboration services in Europe has announced a partnership with Smallbiz UK Limited. Under the terms of the agreement Smallbiz will supply web-based collaboration services using Projectplace's service which for the purposes of the partnership will be called Smallbiz Projectplace.
"Successfully integrating projects can be a real nightmare for people running small businesses," said Gerard Liston, managing director for Smallbiz UK Ltd. Smallbiz Projectplace brings all team members together, wherever they are based, and is a great way to ensure that everybody is singing from the same song sheet."
"Projectplace's design, functionality and payment model means that it is especially suited for small businesses," said Dak Liyanearachchi, managing director of Projectplace UK. "There are no set up costs and the service is available for use immediately. It has a simple and easy-to-use layout so everybody - not just trained project managers can get up and running very quickly. Through using Smallbiz's small business specialisation we can target this growing sector of business very economically."
The business concept of Projectplace is to provide a global pay-per-use web-based application service for professional project collaboration. Projectplace.co.uk lets the project members share document and files, schedule meetings, carry out project scheduling with to-do items and time charts, hold online discussions, etc. The service makes it possible to create virtual teams, communicate securely independent of geographic distance and also enables the project member to constantly be updated of what is happening in the project. Costs can be kept to a minimum with
prices starting at £7.20 per month per team member. Discounts are available for larger groups.
Projectplace is a fast-growing ASP founded in Sweden in 1998. The business idea is to develop and operate specialised web services that enable people involved in projects to collaborate and communicate efficiently and effectively. A Projectplace is a secure area on the Internet with
numerous services and features for project collaboration and document management gathered in one place. It only takes a minute to set up a functional projectplace, and this is available 24/7 to project members.
Projectplace has more than 60,000 users in 25 countries.
For more information visit: www.projectplace.co.uk
Tel: 0207 569 3131
Tel: 01628 400900
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