Amazon Web Services launched "AWS Marketplace," an online store that makes it easy for customers to find, compare, and immediately start using the software and technical services they need to build products and run their businesses.
"Visitors to AWS Marketplace can use 1-Click deployment to quickly launch pre-configured software and pay only for what they use, by the hour or month, while benefiting from the scalable, flexible and on-demand features of AWS," stated Amazon.
"With AWS Marketplace, software and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers with offerings that run on the AWS Cloud can benefit from increased customer awareness, simplified deployment, and automated billing."
AWS Marketplace simplifies many of the traditional challenges software and SaaS companies face, such as acquiring customers, developing distribution channels, and billing for their software.
It features a wide selection of commercial and free IT and business software, including software infrastructure such as databases and application servers, developer tools, and business applications - available from popular vendors such as 10gen, CA, Canonical, Couchbase, Check Point Software, IBM, Microsoft, SAP AG, and Zend, as well as many widely used open source offerings including Drupal, MediaWiki, and WordPress.
"Billing is managed by AWS Marketplace, relieving sellers of the responsibility of managing customer accounts and processing payments, and leaving software developers more time to focus on building great software," adds Amazon.
Watch the video below introducing AWS Marketplace:
To get started with AWS Marketplace please visit: https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace.