SaaS optimization platform recognized as IT cost transparency tool

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zylo, the leading SaaS optimization platform, is pleased to announce recognition in Forrester Research’s December 2017 Report, Five Essential Components Of Great SaaS Governance To Build Agility and Risk, as an IT Cost Transparency tool ‘leading the way.’

“Forrester predicts* the public cloud market to grow to $178B in 2018, and enterprises are realizing how important it is to manage the quickly growing investment and complexity of SaaS solutions”

With SaaS usage increasing vastly in enterprises, IT leaders are grappling with the best ways to manage applications. The SaaS Transformation Playbook report outlines essential elements of SaaS governance to help organizations maximize business results. Zylo is noted as a vendor that is leading the way among IT Cost Transparency tools.

Forrester predicts* the public cloud market to grow to $178B in 2018, and enterprises are realizing how important it is to manage the quickly growing investment and complexity of SaaS solutions,” said Zylo CEO, Eric Christopher. “We’re thrilled to be included in the firm’s latest report on SaaS Governance, which echoes the same sentiment we hold to be true: to maximize business results, SaaS applications must be managed and optimized. With Zylo, our customers have full insight into a traditionally fragmented solution set of SaaS application spend and utilization data and for the first time can implement the right level of governance across the hundreds of SaaS vendors in their organization.”

According to the report, “In the past few quarters, we’ve seen a continued uptick in governance questions about SaaS — focused on the right governance model, new approaches to vendor management, roles, development cadence, development and DevOps…Tools alone won’t fix broken [SaaS governance] process — but they can play a supporting role in helping AD&D pros build and maintain good governance practices…It’s easier to manage usage and spend in SaaS versus on-premises because SaaS vendors will provide this information to their clients. One newer tool leading the way here is Zylo — which can help with SaaS subscription management (such as renewals) and license optimization.”

To download the full report, visit

This announcement follows Zylo’s integration with G2 Crowd. For more information on Zylo’s SaaS optimization platform, visit

*Predictions 2018: Cloud Computing Accelerates Enterprise Transformation Everywhere, November 2017, Forrester.

About Zylo

Zylo was founded on the belief that the rise of the subscription economy brings a new era of opportunities and challenges for the enterprise. As the leading SaaS optimization platform, Zylo transforms how companies like Appirio and Zendesk manage and optimize the vast and accelerating number of SaaS and cloud-based applications organizations rely on today. Named as a Spend Matters 2017 50 to Watch company, the platform provides one system of record for all SaaS and cloud-based software used across a company, giving an organization visibility into what software is used, how much is spent and how to optimize their SaaS and cloud-based software investments. Zylo currently boasts more than $500 million SaaS investments under management. Visit or follow @GetZylo for more information.


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