Surgical Information Systems Selects ShareMethods for Sales and Marketing Documents On-Demand
South Orange, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2008 -- ShareMethods (http://www.sharemethods.com) today announced that Surgical Information Systems has selected ShareNow for AppExchange. The ShareMethods tool was selected because it delivers an improved solution via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS (News - Alert)) to securely manage, share, and distribute sales, marketing, and support materials. Content such as sales presentations, proposals, marketing collateral, support information, and partner documents can be easily posted, accessed and managed on a worldwide basis.
"We needed advanced document management and collaboration capabilities to manage and share key sales and marketing documents; in addition there was a requirement for salesforce.com integration. ShareNow for AppExchange offered the best choice to meet these business requirements," said Kermit Randa, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Surgical Information Systems. "The service is a powerful tool for us to share key content with our distributed sales and marketing team."
ShareMethods provides powerful capabilities for customers to securely create, manage, and distribute sales, marketing, and support materials. Capabilities include full document version control, review and approval workflows, user roles and permissions, Google (News - Alert)-like full text search, customizable sales and marketing taxonomies, linking of documents to CRM data, desktop integration, community ratings and user reviews, and deep integration with salesforce.com. Customers can quickly deploy sales, marketing, and support knowledge centers that can be securely shared across an extended network of users inside and outside of a company. ShareMethods provides its hosted service via a SAS (News - Alert) 70 Type II data center, offering high levels of reliability, redundancy, and security.
"ShareMethods is honored to welcome Surgical Information Systems as a new customer," says Eric Hoffert, CEO of ShareMethods. "Surgical Information Systems is an industry leader in the perioperative market, offering innovative software solutions to hospital organizations. We are excited to have them join the ShareMethods global user community realizing benefits from the use of our on-demand services."
About Surgical Information Systems (SIS)
SIS provides software solutions that are uniquely designed to add value at every point of the perioperative process. Developed specifically for the complex surgical environment, all SIS solutions - including anesthesia - are architected on a single database and integrate easily with other hospital systems. SIS offers the only surgical scheduling system endorsed by the American Hospital Association (AHA), and a rules-based charging system that has been granted Peer Reviewed status by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). For more information visit the website, www.SISFirst.com.
With ShareMethods, sales and marketing teams can create, manage, and share documents easily and securely, collaborating with extended selling networks to close more business, providing a cost-effective alternative to developing and supporting a sales and marketing intranet or extranet. The "Sales and Marketing Portal in a Box" approach can cost less than one tenth of the price of traditional enterprise software. ShareMethods received an "Excellent" rating for usability from eWeek and scored 9 out of 10 for "Ease of Use, Implementation, and Value" from InfoWorld. The company was recognized together with salesforce.com in the InfoWorld Top 100 for one of the Best IT Projects of 2004 and as one of the CRM WizKids for 2006 by noted CRM analyst Denis Pombriant. ShareMethods provides on-demand services to more than 200 companies on a global basis with users in more than 40 countries. Customers include BusinessWeek (a division of McGraw-Hill Companies), CNET Channel (a division of CNET Networks (News - Alert)), HID Corp., JMJ Associates, Evolution Benefits, and others. ShareMethods services include ShareMethods, ShareNow for AppExchange, ShareOffice for AppExchange, and ShareDrive OnDemand, Visit http://www.sharemethods.com or call 1-877-SHARENOW for more information.
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