There is an emerging new approach to buying subscription software, also known as SaaS, or Software as a Service. A subscription software or SaaS marketplace provides a way for businesses to buy all their subscription software in one place.

Multiple new marketplaces are appearing and this article provides information on three of them to help you make an informed decision about what kind of Software license management you want for your company.

The three marketplaces discussed are SaaShop, Cledara and NachoNacho. The services provided by all three companies have some similarities, so at first glance it might not be immediately apparent how they differ. Hopefully, this article will help you better understand the differences between these three marketplaces and help you decide which is best for your business.

SaaShop is a one-stop shop for all your subscription software that enables businesses to select, buy and manage all their SaaS products in one place, with a single, simple interface.

Cledara is a SaaS subscription management tool that helps businesses see all their software in one place and helps them simplify the way they discover, buy, manage and cancel software.

NachoNacho is also a subscription management tool that helps businesses buy all their software in one place. NachoNacho is a single destination to manage existing SaaS products as well as buy new ones.

Key features

As you may have concluded from those simple descriptions, these three companies are offering SaaS consolidation services with some similarities, but there are also important differences. Information about all three has been compiled into a simple and handy comparison chart enabling you to quickly see price, key features and other important details regarding each marketplace.

Key features of SaaS Marketplaces

SaaS Resellers *

Some marketplaces are direct resellers of certain products while others only handle intermediary transactions or spend management. When a company is an actual formal reseller of a SaaS product they typically are required to have greater expertise and investment in that product, so a marketplace that is also a SaaS reseller will typically have more expertise in the products being sold. They also have greater leverage a stronger relationship with the vendors of the product they resell.

Pricing

All three companies have a different pricing approach.

SaaShop is always free.

  • There are no “plans” or commitments.
  • The price will never be more than you are already paying, and often will be less.

NachoNacho offers two plans:

  • Standard: $5 per month per user
  • Custom pricing, based on your company’s needs

Cledara has three plans:

  • Essential: $271 per month per company
  • Plus: $542 per month per company
  • Pro: Custom pricing based on your company’s needs
SaaS pricing

Payment methods

SaaShop offers a range of different payment methods. Payment methods supported in the SaaShop Marketplace Console include paper or email invoice, electronic payments and credit card. SaaShop also offers virtual cards that can be substituted as a form of payment for any software that then rolls up with other software into one consolidated payment.

Cledara offers the ability to pay via credit card or electronic payments. Cledara also supports virtual cards.

NachoNacho accepts payment via credit card and email invoice, and also supports virtual cards.

Conclusion

These three SaaS marketplaces have similarities, but also important differences. This article is intended to provide useful information related to each of these marketplaces to help in identifying the one best suited for a particular business.

For more information on the SaaShop Marketplace, feel free to sign up and check it out for yourself, there’s no charge. You can also contact us directly and our SaaS experts will discuss exactly how it can work for your business, as well provide an accurate estimate of what you can save.

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