No one understands the art and science of saving money on software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools better than Sastrify. Leading digital-first companies rely on Sastrify’s SaaS procurement solution to optimize their SaaS and get the best possible deals. In the past 18 months alone, we’ve saved our customers more than $10 million.
But which cloud-based tools are businesses making the most value on?
In this blog, we’ll walk you through 11 of the top SaaS tools that Sastrify has helped customers achieve major savings on, along with some interesting features of each and why teams benefit from using the tool.
Top tools our customers save on
1. Google Workspace
Sastrify has saved customers 7-figures on Google Workspace, a collection of cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools like Gmail, Drive, Docs, and Sheets.
Interesting features: Interconnected apps, simple sharing capabilities, data and device security measures.
Why teams benefit: Teams can use Google’s suite of Workspace apps to collaborate in real-time from anywhere – a must for hybrid and remote organizations.
2. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Sastrify has saved customers 7-figures on AWS, a subsidiary of Amazon providing on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs.
Interesting features: The AWS Cloud covers 84 Availability Zones within 26 geographic regions around the globe.
Why teams benefit: AWS is the leading cloud provider, meaning they offer more services and features than any other virtual platform.
Sastrify has saved customers 6-figures on Salesforce, a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software and a variety of apps focused on sales, marketing, analytics, customer service, and more.
Interesting features: The Customer 360 platform integrates the entire suite of Salesforce apps.
Why teams benefit: Salesforce allows marketing, sales, service, commerce, and IT teams to “work as one” via the cloud, making it easier to provide good customer service.
Sastrify has saved customers 6-figures on Segment, a customer data platform owned by Twilio.
Interesting features: Can collect, standardize, and forward data to more than 300 tools for marketing and business analytics.
Why teams benefit: Segment is especially helpful for businesses that send data to multiple databases or integrate with a large variety of tools.
Sastrify has helped customers achieve 6-figure savings on Zoom, a video conferencing tool whose usage grew immensely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interesting features: Capabilities for webinars, events, breakout rooms, whiteboards, and chat.
Why teams benefit: Cloud-based calling and video conferencing enables teams to work from anywhere, both when collaborating internally and meeting with customers, partners, vendors, and more.
Sastrify has saved customers 6-figures on Auth0, a drop-in solution to add authentication and authorization capabilities to applications.
Interesting features: Universal login, single sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication, and “passwordless” options.
Why teams benefit: Auth0 helps businesses maintain security across a variety of experiences, like registration, login, access, and transactions.
Sastrify has helped customers achieve 6-figure savings on Slack, a messaging platform that calls itself a “digital HQ”.
Interesting features: Ability to work across different workspaces (i.e. with multiple clients), or to message in channels with external partners through Slack Connect.
Why teams benefit: Teams can work faster together by having all communication and tools in one place.
Sastrify has saved customers 6-figures on Asana, a work, project, and task management platform.
Interesting features: Customizable dashboards, focus mode, integrations, and activity feeds.
Why teams benefit: Asana helps teams collaborate and understand who is working on what tasks and projects, what progress is being made, and when they’ll be completed.
9. Microsoft Office 365
Sastrify has helped customers achieve 6-figure savings on Microsoft Office 365, a subscription giving users access to classic and cloud-based Microsoft apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, and others.
Interesting features: Real-time collaboration on documents like .doc, .xls, and .ppt is possible through web-based versions of each app.
Why teams benefit: Unlike the traditional perpetual licenses that Microsoft used to sell, Office 365 gives users access to the latest versions of every application, allows them to use them from any device, and makes real-time collaboration possible.
Sastrify has helped customers achieve 6-figure savings on 1Password, a password management tool.
Interesting features: Strong password generator, access from any device, and a dashboard overview of the company’s security health.
Why teams benefit: According to 1Password, 82% of breaches involve a human element, so using a password manager helps teams ensure proper security across all members.
Sastrify has saved customers 6-figures on Monday.com, a Work Operating System (Work OS) enabling teams to effectively run projects and workflows.
Interesting features: Users can create flexible, customized apps in just a few minutes to plan, operate, and track processes, projects, and other work.
Why teams benefit: The platform is flexible for users and allows teams to custom design their process and project management in the most efficient and effective way.
Save on top SaaS tools with Sastrify
Sastrify’s industry-leading platform and dedicated SaaS procurement team enable major savings across a wide range of tools – just about anyone you can think of, in fact.
Naturally, the higher savings numbers listed above correlate to a higher number of Sastrify customers using the tool – but there’s no question that Sastrify’s customers are achieving better savings on SaaS than those doing procurement and negotiation on their own.
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