Vancouver's Deversus Software unveils Socket, a SaaS that reinvents e-commerce for B2B

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

Deversus Software, a Vancouver-based software development firm, recently announced its upcoming private beta for Socket, a SaaS product that "reinvents e-commerce for the B2B market."

According to Deversus, Socket address common problems faced by B2B firms, such as commercial software vendors, service providers, and advertisers.

The Problem

These types of companies are seldom able to benefit from online sales via traditional, "add-to-cart" e-commerce methods. The Vancouver company points out that a "combination of complex product and service offerings, and requirements that differ between customers, means most B2B companies must manually generate sales quotes and process orders offline," noting that this is a "highly inefficient way of doing business."

This predicament leaves such companies faced with the choice of developing costly custom software, or otherwise foregoing the online revenue stream entirely.

The Solution

Socket consists of four key components: 1. Configurable online quote forms, 2. Customer-facing instant quote builder, 3. Online payment processing, and 4. Lead management and reporting.

The first allows businesses to create their own templates containing the contents and rules for calculation of their sales quotations. The second utilizes the pre-configured quote forms to allow customers to build their own tailored sales quotes. Quotes are then automatically emailed in PDF format and the third component allows customers to place orders securely online via credit card. Data are collected in a centralized database and Socket's fourth component provides companies with valuable insights into their business.

Invite requests for the private beta are currently being accepted.

Company:
Deversus Software Inc.
Website:
http://www.deversus.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Deversus is a Vancouver-based web and software development company that specializes in the development of web-based applications. Developing custom solutions for businesses across North America, Deversus has a proven track record of turning unique requirements into successful business tools. We can help your business become smarter, more connected, and more efficient through the right combination of strategy,... more

Company:
Socket
Website:
http://www.socketapp.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Socket is an automated, online quoting system that lets companies build their own quote forms, sell their products/services online, and track and manage leads. Developed by a team with over 45 years of combined experience in web and application development, Socket is a reliable and cutting-edge Software as a Service (SaaS). Deversus knows the importance of having dependable software and we’ve gone to great lengths... more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more



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