Agora - Service Delivery Platform for Subscription Based Businesses
The world over, companies are looking to move away from traditional ways of doing business to subscription based models. Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) are providing their software in the services model. A new breed of Managed Service Providers is looking to provide on-demand IT and Infrastructure management services remotely from the cloud, challenging their more traditional rivals. Enterprises are moving to centralized shared IT services delivered from the cloud. The promise of steady revenue streams and access to new markets of consumers and small and medium sized businesses is making subscription based offerings a must for all businesses.
It is not all rosy though. Building a successful online subscription business involves making sure that a number of things work for customers. Metering usage, processing payments, monitoring service performance - the list is long and complex.
HCL's proprietary solution AGORA is the only one of its kind in the market that provides complete metering, billing and monitoring solutions for software provided as a service. The unique advantage of Agora service delivery platform is that customers can plug in their products and services and immediately start delivering products on subscription.
Meter and Price the usage of consumed Service