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About Grant Glading

Delivering Sales, Customer Account Management and Marketing support to NetNow and Interlink Software. With more than 20 years experience in systems management at Bank of America, MAXM Systems, Boole & Babbage, and BMC Software, working with the team at NetNow ups the ante. NetNow brings integration, development and visualisation capabilities to individuals and SMBs that were the preserve of the large corporations until the advent of the cloud. NetNow is a game changer.

Grant GladingNetNow’s SaaS business model has legs in the risk averse financial services sector after all

I must admit I was more than a little taken aback following two meetings in quick succession with senior IT managers at major financial services organisations, both meetings went along the lines of “based on previous conversations with you and your team I’m aware that SaaS is not seen as a strategic model for your organisation as you prefer to have complete control over the IT environment for data protection and security reasons…”, on both occasions it turned out that these companies have identified cost saving and time-to-market benefits associated with the uptake of SaaS offerings in the test and development areas.  As long as no sensitive information is propagated to the hosted SaaS environments it seems that SaaS could be the way for these organisations to quickly commission test, development and even certain standby environments quickly and cost effectively moving forwards.  I’m pleased to report NetNow is increasingly being seen as applicable to individual private users all the way up to global corporations and everything in between.  This really has the feeling of something remarkable happening in corporate IT with regards to SaaS and PaaS uptake.

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