HELIOS Software introduces this additional flexibility to their subscription model to address customers' needs, as well as increase business opportunities for service providers. With the combination of purchase and subscription, customers can adapt to project requirements easily without committing to a long-term investment. New services like remote collaboration, document preview and approval solutions might be offered via subscription to match everyone's budget without financial risk.
Resellers, system integrators and Internet Service Providers (ISP) can now offer HELIOS solutions using different Software as a Service models. Providing servers pre-configured with HELIOS server applications for a specific period or project is one option, which might be enhanced by technical support and training for the customer. ISPs could host WebShare remote file sharing, fully compatible with Mac and Windows files, and accessed via any web browser.
Design and prepress firms can flexibly offer services like image conversion, ICC color matching, and PDF workflow, as well as remote layout and approval. Utilizing a powerful server with HELIOS ImageServer, PDF HandShake, and PrintPreview installed, web access can be provided for different customers with HELIOS WebShare. Using the branding support of WebShare, each customer will see their individual environment. WebShare's accounting feature allows for different billing options.
“Flexibility and cost-effectiveness are essential to our customers, and the new HELIOS subscription options will improve their competitive edge” relates Helmut Tschemernjak, CEO of HELIOS Software GmbH. He adds, “Customers have already taken advantage of HELIOS software subscriptions to deploy the exact resources needed, speeding project approval, and saving money.” The enhanced software subscription offer is available worldwide and can be ordered at any authorized HELIOS reseller.
For an overview as well as more detailed information about the HELIOS UB+ Server Solution suite visit the HELIOS web site http://www.helios.com.