Zoho Launches Subscription Assistance Program for Small Businesses
Zoho Corporation is releasing its Small Business Emergency Subscription Assistance Program (ESAP) to help Zoho users get through the global crisis. ESAP is one way Zoho is committing itself to assisting its small business customers. For up to 20,000 qualified paying customers with 25 employees or less, the vendor is waiving the cost of every single application they currently use, for up to 3 months. ESAP is designed to lighten the financial burden placed on small business customers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Zoho also recently unveiled the next generation of its operating system for businesses that is designed to run an entire organization, Zoho One. The solution is a unified technology platform, managing sales, marketing, finance, human resources, and business intelligence. Zoho One now delivers a new business workflow management application, Orchestly, which allows users to create, manage, and optimize their business operations through an intuitive drag-and-drop interface.
Earlier this month, The provider launched Remotely, a virtual productivity platform of 11 collaboration applications, offered to businesses of all sizes across the globe for free, so that organizations could effectively transition to remote work. Since its release two weeks ago, over 5,000 new businesses are running on the platform. The company has seen an average of 500 percent growth in usage of its collaboration apps and 1,000 percent growth in daily new users of Zoho Meeting.
In a press statement, co-founder and CEO of Zoho, Sridhar Vembu said, “businesses are hurting. They already face tremendous pressure on revenue and cash flows. Not knowing when things will get back to normal is even worse. Every bit of help we, and other companies, can offer to keep these small businesses afloat will go a long way, not just financially but emotionally as well. We are in this together, and contributions from every business help our community get through this pandemic.”
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