Renton, Washington – (The Hosting News) – October 26, 2007 – Open source, on-demand Web 2.0 web hosting applications firm, Etelos, Inc., has developed a premiere partnership with web development firm, BluCapp, to create custom versions of the Etelos CRM line of products to distribute.
The partnership formalizes the companies’ agreement for BluCapp to create, develop and enhance future versions of Etelos CRM for Google Apps, and BluCapp will take advantage of the Developer Edition of Etelos CRM to release its own version of the application.
Robert Thordarson, CEO of BluCapp noted, ”Taking an existing CRM product and building from its base of success is a great example of how the Etelos Ecosystem benefits a web developer. Being able to utilize the Etelos Marketplace to manage the deployment of the application ensures that BluCapp’s CRM will be easy for businesses of any size to implement.”
By utilizing the Etelos Marketplace, BluCapp is expected to be able to distribute the application to most any business on demand. BluCapp also expects to manage licensing, billing and support content through the Etelos Marketplace. The Etelos Marketplace provides an online storefront that gives businesses the ability to choose an on demand application and install it unto the hosting environment of their choice.
Danny Kolke, Founder and CTO of Etelos added, ”BluCapp has a great vision for the future of CRM. Our existing customers ought to see improvements as the product is enhanced; new customers can expect quality applications that are easy-to-use with innovative functionality.”
The partnership between BluCapp and Etelos is expected to give business users customizable, on-demand applications that they can place in the hosting environment of their choosing; this is unique to applications built with Etelos. BluCapp is expected to release its first version of its branded application in their storefront in the Etelos Marketplace by the end of 4Q 2007.
BluCapp is a web development firm based in Seattle, Washington with offices in India. Specializing in providing full-featured on-demand business and productivity applications, BluCapp has a reputation for innovation and solving business problems before they exist. BluCapp focuses on eCommerce, customer relationship management, group marketing, schedule management and other business functions.
Earlier this year, Etelos joined the Google Enterprise Professional program, to simplify the development process, while providing developers with access to new technologies. According to the company, Etelos officially joined the Google Enterprise Professional program to build on the success of its CRM for Google Apps and Server for Google Apps. Etelos has delivered two major enterprise products for Google Apps: Etelos CRM for Google Apps and Etelos Server for Google Apps. Etelos CRM for Google Apps is a customer relationship management system that integrates seamlessly with Google Apps and iGoogle. Over 5,900 businesses representing more than 36,000 users have signed up for the application since its launch in February 2007.
Etelos Server for Google Apps is a platform designed to enable developers to focus on building a successful application, while solving critical business system and distribution problems for them. By doing the heavy lifting for developers, Etelos makes it really easy to bring existing applications or build new applications that instantly work with the Google Apps platform.
Google Apps is designed to bring powerful communication and collaboration tools to organizations. With Google Apps, users can use tools such as Gmail web services, Google Calendar shared calendaring, and Google Docs and Spreadsheets on domains to work together more effectively. Etelos is giving third-party developers tools to create applications that work with the Google Apps tools. The Google Enterprise Professional program includes developers, consultants and independent software vendors that provide value-added services for Google enterprise products.
Etelos provides on-demand, customizable web-based applications on whichever hosting environment choosen. The Etelos Marketplace provides web developers with a way to create, sell and license applications, businesses with a way to download and deploy applications and hosting companies with a way to provision accounts on demand. Applications in the Etelos Ecosystem are designed to provide users with all the features of software as a service (SaaS) along with the flexibility of custom web development.
With the largest index of websites available on the World Wide Web and the industry’s most advanced search technology, Google Inc. delivers the fastest and easiest way to find relevant information on the Internet. Google’s technological innovations have earned the company numerous industry awards and citations, including two Webby Awards; two WIRED magazine Readers Raves Awards; Best Internet Innovation and Technical Excellence Award from PC Magazine; Best Search Engine on the Internet from Yahoo! Internet Life; Top Ten Best Cybertech from TIME magazine; and Editor’s Pick from CNET. A growing number of companies worldwide, including Yahoo! and its international properties, Sony Corporation and its global affiliates, AOL/Netscape, and Cisco Systems, rely on Google to power search on their websites. A privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif., Google’s investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Sequoia Capital.
For more information about BluCapp, please visit www.blucapp.com.
To learn more about the new offering, please visit: www.etelos.com/marketplace.
To learn more about Etelos, please visit: www.etelos.com.