Motley Fool  Aug 8  Comment 
Revenue and profit jumped, but the underlying trend of slumping residential subscribers remained unchanged.
Motley Fool  Jul 27  Comment 
The business services company has found a strategy it can believe in, even as its legacy check-printing segment continues to shrink.
Benzinga  Jun 29  Comment 
Pacific Crest said PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is one of the more interesting opportunities in its space, given an improving model and 40 percent, plus medium-term subscription growth opportunity. Analysts Ben McFadden and Clarke Jeffries...
Cellular News  Jun 27  Comment 
China Telecom and Orange Business Services announced the extension of their strategic partnership into the IoT space today at the launch event of "eSurfing on the Silk Road, IoT with the World" in Shanghai, China. The new...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 23  Comment 
Tata Docomo Business Services has upgraded and expanded its product portfolio for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Kerala market. Joyjeet Bose, Vice-President, SME Operation, South, T...
Cellular News  Jun 21  Comment 
PARIS andOrange Business Services has signed a contract with Careem, the MENA region's leading ride-hailing company, to provide network and contact center services. A start-up now valued at more than US $1 billion and the only...
TechCrunch  Jun 15  Comment 
 Enterprise adoption is trumping entertainment uses and will spring VR and AR into the mainstream. Read More
Clusterstock  Jun 1  Comment 
US private payrolls jumped by 253,000 in May, according to the monthly report from ADP Research Institute.  Economists had forecast 180,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg.  Hiring increased in every goods-producing sector including mining and...


Companies in the Business/Online Services industry were primarily enterprise software providers whose products focused primarily on internet based interaction. Examples are Microstrategy, a business intelligence software provider; Computer Programs and Systems (CPSI), a provider of medical record software for hospitals; and Travelzoo (TZOO), providing travel oriented services booked online.

The business models for these providers differ greatly. Some actually install entire systems (hardware and software), train employees, run maintenance contracts, etc., while others are simply a stand alone service that businesses can use on a one time or repeating basis. Besides the recurring revenue earned from maintenance and support, the customer has likely spent significant time and resources to evaluate competitors, learn the system, incorporate their data into the system, etc. This creates tremendous lock-in benefits that provide the vendor with a significant moat.

Companies in the Business Services Industry (103)

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