In 2008, Gartner predicted that by 2013, 40 percent of Ecommerce deployments would use complete Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. We’re over half the way there now, and although you don’t hear the term SaaS bandied about quite as much these days, Software as a Service is everywhere you look.
What we’re talking about are companies that offer full-service, hosted, on-demand Ecommerce solutions, usually on a subscription basis. These companies offer robust Ecommerce applications, combined with supporting services, and all for a remarkably affordable price.
If you run a small-to-medium sized business, your resources are limited, but your requirements are pretty much the same as a larger business. You need IT (as in Information Technology), but you don’t have an IT Department. You need marketing services, but you don’t have a Marketing Department. You need help, but you don’t have a Tech Support Department. So what are you going to do?
Outsource, of course! Time to market is crucial, so why not choose an Ecommerce company that can provide all these services for you? It’s an e-ticket for anyone with limited resources to grab a piece of the pie in the shortest amount of time. The hosted, full-service Ecommerce solution providers of today offer the shortest path from here-to-there for most small-to-medium sized businesses.
The following list of Hosted Ecommerce Solutions for small-to-medium sized businesses is provided for your convenience and should not be viewed as an endorsement of any particular product or service. The product descriptions were provided by the software companies.