The Hindu Business Line  Jan 30  Comment 
Cargill Inc, one of the world’s biggest privately held organizations that clocked revenues of $134.9 billion in 2014, opened its largest captive business services centre with 650 seats in...
Mondo Visione  Jan 14  Comment 
Calypso Technology, Inc., a leader in Capital Markets software solutions, announced today the appointment of Venkatesh Ramasamy as SVP for Business Services and Utilities.  In this newly created role, Mr. Ramasamy, as a member of the company’s...
Benzinga  Dec 31  Comment 
Civeo Corp (NYSE: CVEO) was down more than 50 percent on Tuesday, following a lowered outlook for 2015 and the suspension of its dividend policy. These events were triggered by lower oil prices. Civeo was up more than 5 percent at $4.13 on...
Forbes  Dec 15  Comment 
Ron is the CEO of a business services company. He has a team of people who regularly prospect for business by contacting potential clients. Ron’s company has some pretty compelling solutions for their industry. Their pitch is pretty good, so...
Insurance Journal  Dec 10  Comment 
Willis Group Holdings announced that the Allianz-owned company, Allianz Business Services Limited (ABSL), trading as Premierline, has joined the Willis Commercial Network (WCN). Lancaster-based ABSL joins WCN as part of a deal that includes the...
Telecom Ramblings  Dec 8  Comment 
Across internet infrastructure, perhaps the strongest growth trend we’ve seen over the past several has been that posted by the cable MSOs into the Ethernet marketplace.  With us today to give Time Warner Cable’s viewpoint on the business...
The Economic Times  Dec 7  Comment 
India has seen setting up of over 900 one-person companies, with more than half in the business services segment, in the seven months since April 1 when norms for establishing such entities came into force.
The Economic Times  Nov 30  Comment 
Airtel had acquired Wiresless Business Services Pvt Ltd, a company founded by US chip maker Qualcomm, and renamed it as ABSPL.
Forbes  Nov 21  Comment 
Broadband plays an important role for businesses as it connects them to the global marketplace. More information can be transferred at faster speeds using a broadband connection and it can be less expensive due to unlimited usage and competitive...
The Economic Times  Nov 17  Comment 
The latest program includes three key initiatives-- ‘Ready for the Big League’ (RFTBL), Business Readiness Scorecard and Ready Business.


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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