Welcome!

Mobile IoT Authors: Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, Zakia Bouachraoui, Yeshim Deniz, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Zuora Wins SIIA Software CODiE Award for Best Subscription Management Solution

Zuora, the subscription billing, commerce and finance leader, today announced that Z-Business, Zuora’s flagship product, has won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Subscription Management Solution.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Zuora’s win for the 2014 CODiE Award for Best Subscription Management Solution. An SIIA CODiE Award win is an especially prestigious honor as each award winner was reviewed by a field of industry experts, whose evaluations determined 125 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed the finalists and voted to select this year’s CODiE Awards winners.

Zuora was founded on the belief that companies across diverse industries are realizing that the future growth lies in recurring revenue business models anchored on long term customer relationships. But when these businesses decide to adopt these new business models, they often find that their core ERP systems were not designed to meet the demands of relationship-centric recurring revenue streams.

A new breed of solutions, called Relationship Business Management, are needed to augment ERP and remove road-blocks to business model innovation.

Z-Business is the world’s first Relationship Business Management Solution. It was designed to manage the business operations of relationship-centric subscription companies just as ERP has done for manufacturing companies.

Z-Business is built with the goal of addressing the unique challenges faced by enterprises embracing the Subscription Economy. It contains a broad set of capabilities that span:

Z-Business was designed to meet the quote-to-revenue demands of relationship-centric revenue streams; integrates seamlessly into existing CRM and ERP applications; and delivers the highest security, scalability, audit and compliance standards demanded by global enterprises.

“At Zuora, our team is committed to product excellence and we take pride in having developed a product that gives businesses – whether pre-IPO growth companies or the world’s largest enterprises – the tools they need to launch and scale any subscription service, quickly and affordably,” said Guillaume Vives, Sr. VP of Product Strategy and Product Management at Zuora. “We are honored to receive this prestigious industry recognition as a winner in the SIIA CODiE Award program.”

“SIIA’s 2014 Software CODiE Award winners’ have some of the most innovative, high-impact software products and services in the market,” said SIIA Vice President for the Software Division, Rhianna Collier. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners and thank them for the contributions they have made to the software and services industry.”

Z-Business was also named a finalist in two other SIIA CODiE Award categories in 2014: Best eCommerce and Billing Platform and Best Commerce Solution. Zuora’s Z-Billing application was named a finalist in the category of Best Software-as-a-Service in 2010. Zuora was the only billing and subscription commerce solution to receive the honor at the time.

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies.

Zuora’s third annual Subscribed event, the only conference uniquely designed to help business leaders in finance, IT, marketing, operations and sales embrace subscription models to transform and modernize their businesses, will be taking place June 2-4, 2014 at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA. This year’s event will focus on The Disruption of Everything, and will showcase the dramatic shift in the way both consumers and companies want to do business in which they subscribe to services rather than buy products. New this year is an exclusive Enterprise track focused on the opportunities and challenges that are unique to transforming large global enterprises. In addition to Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo, notable speakers include:

  • Andy McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management, and author of Race Against the Machine and The Second Machine Age
  • Mike Kail, CIO, Netflix
  • David Wadhwani, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Adobe
  • Allison Mnookin, VP & GM, Intuit
  • Thomas Salmen, CTO, Telecom New Zealand
  • JB Wood, CEO, Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), and author of Consumption Economics and B4B: How Technology and Big Data Are Reinventing the Customer-Supplier Relationship
  • Alan Parsons, The Alan Parsons Project

For more information on Subscribed 2014, visit: http://www.subscribed.com/san-francisco/

About Zuora, Inc.

Zuora is the global leader in Relationship Business Management solutions, helping companies in every industry transition to the Subscription Economy. Enterprise leaders and high-growth companies alike use Zuora's multi-tenant cloud platform to launch, scale, and monetize their subscription services. Zuora's applications work where traditional ERP applications fail: Subscription pricing, quoting, orders, billing, payments, and renewals. Built from the ground up by SaaS industry veterans from salesforce.com, PayPal, and Netsuite, Zuora services innovative customers like InformaticaTata CommunicationsBoxXplornetUstream and Reed Business Information. To learn more about Zuora, please visit zuora.com.

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
"IBM is really all in on blockchain. We take a look at sort of the history of blockchain ledger technologies. It started out with bitcoin, Ethereum, and IBM evaluated these particular blockchain technologies and found they were anonymous and permissionless and that many companies were looking for permissioned blockchain," stated René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Conventi...
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT staff augmentation services for software technology providers. By providing clients with unparalleled niche technology expertise and industry experience, Chetu has become the premiere long-term, back-end software development partner for start-ups, SMBs, and Fortune 500 companies. Chetu is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to great conferences, helping you discover new conferences and increase your return on investment.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICOHOLDER named "Media Sponsor" of Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO. ICOHOLDER gives detailed information and help the community to invest in the trusty projects. Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO has opened its Call for Papers. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected] Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPOalso offers sp...
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or per...
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time t...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...