SkyCommerce Suite is an integrated set of eCommerce services and products that have been exclusively designed for software, cloud services and SaaS firms. Comprised of best-of-breed modules, SkyCommerce helps you grow revenues across both direct and indirect channels:
In addition, SkyCommerce Suite has an integrated set of managed eCommerce services that allow your company to tap into our commerce expertise and accelerate your time to market.
With SkyCommerce Suite, you can:
Industry Analysts are forecasting that by 2014, over 66% of software fulfillment will change to online sales from less than 35% today. If your company ready to make the shift?
SkyCommerce eCommerce has been designed to put you in control of your customers and make software commerce seamless, and operations invisible by helping you:
With the ability to manage the entire customer lifecycle, regardless of fulfillment via ESD (Electronic software downloads), SaaS (Software-as-a-service), or physical goods, SkyCommerce provides the broadest solution in the market today.
Specific software features include purchase to activation management, license key management, to software upgrades and renewals. Advanced eCommerce capabilities are complemented with multi-revenue models, ordering and billing support.
Support multiple revenue models: perpetual to trials and freemium models, through rental and subscription models, the eCommerce module can do it all.
Implement advanced pricing configurations to support new segments, promotions and offers.
SkyCommerce enables you to experiment with multiple offers, packages and optimize for conversion rates. Implement upsells, cross-sells and network cross-sells to maximize revenues. Incorporate marketing tools for lead management of abandoned carts, optimize with A/B testing and ensure revenue maximization and zero leakage.
SkyCommerce platform is fully PCI-Compliant. Leverage advanced tools for trial to paid conversions, freemium model implementations with automated payments with a fully adutied, compliant platform. Use Avangate APIs to accept orders across any channel, including for in-app purchasing.
Churn and retention are key dashboard metrics for any software business. Leverage SkyCommerce to automate reminders for renewals with different intervals and timings. Setup special promotions for expired subscriptions. Leverage a combination of end-customer self service, assisted service and multi-channel eCommerce services to renew customers.
Sell at over 100+ countries overnight. With an integrated multi-channel eCommerce solution that combines localization, multi-currency, merchant services, global payment methods and risk/fraud management, SkyCommerce is the solution of choice for internationalization.
Per recent analysts reports, over 51% of software sales is via channels in the technology business, and the importance of channels is actually going to grow alongside online sales. This makes channel sales a critical component of the overall business.
Most companies however tend to either neglect the channel business choosing to relegate it to their large distributors or run it independent of other direct commerce lines of business, losing millions of dollars in visibility, control and channel conflict.
Channel Management has been designed to put you in control of your channels and make software commerce operations seamless with your extended demand chain, helping you:
Channel Manager helps streamline the customer lifecycle - from onboarding, to orders and payments, to activation, to upgrades and renewals. Quickly and easily manage everything from credit limits to partner margins, automated order processing and invoicing - all from one, centralized easy-to-navigate dashboard.
Unlike traditional PRM solutions that stop after recording channel transactions, Channel Manager is a true revenue management solution with integrated payments, multi-currency and other advanced B2B functions.
Automate your low value, high volume transactions and make your long tail of channel partners more efficient to manage.
Channel Manager provides you with automated partner administration, order management, business terms enforcement, and detailed, cross-channel reporting and analysis. Understand who your top channel partners are and create incentive plans accordingly.
Emerging markets are the key to future growth, supported by the demographic dividend in countries such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. At the same time, software vendors in emerging markets are looking to tap into the mature western markets for established demand and fuel the first degree of business growth.
Expand your software business by leveraging Channel Manager to multiply your sales and marketing efforts through partners to enter new markets, and to control your entire distribution channel.
Handle payments in multiple currencies, create custom pricing plans, tier partner programs with appropriate commissions. Set credit limits and accept B2B payments. Localized interfaces in multiple languages allow transacting in geographies across the globe, seamlessly.
Accelerate your marketing impact by leveraging our network of over 37,000 software specific affiliates. The Affiliate Management is designed to be modular and leverage current investments in eCommerce such as product catalog definitions and price configurations.
Manage affiliate relationships, product promotions, and materials with a full suite of tools. Affiliate Management automatically handles all affiliate payments and contract terms; provides real-time reports, link checkers, and also integrates with external tracking tools.
Also, find out about our innovative model to integrate with current shopping carts without disruption and still leverage the affiliate program.
Avangate's Commerce Platform forms the basis of the robust, versatile and secure suite. This SaaS commerce platform provides the agility needed to run your entire business, which can either be self-configured or configured with some help from Avangate's Expert Services. This market-proven platform delivers rich commerce solutions and tools from embedded analytics to shopper support and helps vendors get valuable insights into all aspects of their business.
Trusted by thousands of software and service vendors, handling millions of transactions a year, the Avangate Commerce Platform is a SaaS-based, modern, layered and modular business software solution that supports adding capabilities to expand with your business.
All updates to the platform are instantaneous and available to all of thousands of customers around the world - no upgrades or maintenance headaches for your IT teams.
The platform is worldwide, proven, and scalable with greater than 99.97% historical uptime, continuously monitored with multiple physical and geographic backups.
SkyCommerce options provide more flexibility for your business, the way you want to run it:
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