Why SaaS? Because we both benefit.
We built PressWise as a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service print MIS because we believe it is the best model for building long-term partnerships with our customers, based on a mutual respect for each other’s’ business. Working in the cloud we have the power to deploy updates and enhancements organically and with greater efficiency to our customers. Response times to feature and enhancement requests are shorter, and we are able to be nimble and scale our business as we need to.
Besides the lower upfront costs of a SaaS model vs a traditional MIS system, our customers benefit in many other ways too:
We set up your server and prep your PressWise system for you, loaded with dozens of product templates, finishing tasks and even pricing, so you can get up and running quicker. We provide a wealth of online “learn at your own pace” training tools including a video learning center library and extensive knowledge base. Implementation specialists, with years of print industry experience, are here to help you get started and realize all the benefits your PressWise system offers.
Ongoing Product Enhancements
We never charge ‘upgrade’ fees when a new version is released, so you’re never stuck with an out-of-date software system until you pay ‘catch-up’ maintenance fees – you always have access to the latest tools and features. We also encourage customer suggestions and feedback as we continue to improve our service and grow with the needs of the PressWise community; in fact some of our current features started out as requests from customers asking us to help them overcome a particular challenge.
Lower IT Costs
Since we provide all the hosting technology and maintain PressWise for you, we bear the costs to maintain your system. There’s no need for you to buy expensive hardware and retain dedicated IT resources – we’ve got you covered! But since most print service providers aren’t interested in becoming SaaS software hosts, we offer a self-host version of PressWise just for you.
Since PressWise is offered on a monthly basis with no long term contracts, you aren’t left with an expensive hole in your pocket if things don’t work out. You don’t pay the huge upfront costs of other systems that can make it take so long to realize a positive ROI. We have heard horror tales from customers who invested tens of thousands of dollars in other systems only to dump them months later and lose their investment. We don’t want that to happen to you.
When you find your business growing and need more bandwidth or server space, PressWise will scale with your success.
Access and Visibility
PressWise is browser-based, so you can access it from any place, any time, so you always have access to shop floor and order information right at your fingertips.