A one-stop marketplace for web-based software applications created for
MONTREAL, Feb. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the launch of the
Bell Business Apps Store at bell.ca/businessapps, offering small and medium businesses (SMBs) across the country
one-stop access to a wide range of web-based software applications.
It's the first cloud computing service of its kind in Canada.
The new Bell Business Apps store allows SMBs to run their business and
respond to customer needs more effectively by delivering up-to-date,
leading software applications without the high cost of ownership
associated with purchasing software.
"Bell is demonstrating our continued commitment to providing innovative
and cost-effective productivity tools to small and medium businesses,"
said Matthew Hurley, Bell's Senior Vice President, Small Business
Market. "We look forward to providing SMB customers with best-of-breed
business apps, enhancing the store's features based on user feedback
and we invite the developers of Software-as-a-Service Applications to
participate by contacting us through the Bell Business Apps Store."
Bell makes it easy for SMBs to get the apps they need
The Bell Business Apps Store will offer a wide variety of small business
applications, including accounting, project management, collaboration,
customer relationship management and other applications previously
managed by staff, reducing costs and increasing productivity. As with
all Bell products and services, the online applications in the Bell
Business Apps Store are protected by the highest level of security
standards in the industry.
Companies that subscribe to applications through the Bell Business Apps
Store will be able to access and fully manage their subscriptions and
users through a single easy-to-use portal. There are no activation fees
and apps are billed to a credit card each month based on the number of
subscribers, so companies pay only for the apps required.
To learn more about the Bell Business Apps Store, please visit bell.ca/businessapps
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and
business with solutions to all their communications needs, including
Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell Satellite TV and
Bell Fibe TV, Bell Home Phone local and long distance, and Bell
Business Markets IP-broadband and information and communications
technology (ICT) services.
From a community support perspective, Bell recently launched the Bell
Mental Health Initiative, a multi-year charitable program that promotes
mental health across Canada via the Bell Let's Talk anti-stigma
campaign and support for community care, research and workplace best
practices. To learn more, please visit bce.ca/mentalhealth.
Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For Bell product and
service information, please visit www.bell.ca. For BCE corporate information, please visit www.bce.ca.
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