NewsGator Technologies, a RSS company, has released NewsGator Enterprise On-Demand, an enterprise RSS solution delivered via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. The service is targeted at small- to mid-sized businesses (SMB) as well as divisions or groups of larger organizations who want the ability to improve the way they find and distribute news and information without having to deploy or manage an on-premise solution.
Features of NewsGator Enterprise On-Demand include: centralized administration to manage users, groups, and subscriptions; discovery, where users can customize a taxonomy based on functions, products, or practices; devices and platforms, in addition to the web, use any of NewsGator's email, desktop, and mobile readers and keep articles synchronized; collaboration, to clip articles and distribute to others, forward via email and IM; branding, so users can customize the look and feel to match corporate intranets; and an annual subscription pricing model, to avoid vendor lock-in and software maintenance agreements. NewsGator Enterprise On-Demand is available for a free, 30-day trial at the NewsGator website. After the trial period, the product's annually renewable subscription is priced at $100 per user per year.