Yocale brings the best of the cloud to SMB appointment-based businesses
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 29, 2016 — Yocale, the perfect way to discover and book appointments with local businesses, while providing online appointment booking, scheduling, and business management for SMB’s, today publicly announced that they are using Microsoft Azure to power their cloud application.
Yocale creates a community of small-and medium-sized local appointment-based businesses, and empowers them with the help of Azure to enjoy all of the benefits the cloud offers in one cost effective solution. The combination of Yocale and Azure enables these local businesses to run and manage their business from anywhere on any device, and be comfortable knowing that their data is accessible, always backed up and protected with enterprise-grade security. As their business grows, they don’t have to worry about scalability or additional management costs.
Having won the global top 50 startup award, selected as a finalist for best SaaS software for SMBs, as well as being a finalist for the best cloud-based application, Yocale leverages Azure to give the company the ability to scale its resources as its customer base continues to expand now and into the future.
Yocale is changing how people discover and book appointments with local businesses on one hand, and how small companies manage their businesses and acquire new clients on the other. Arash Asli, Co-founder and CEO recently said, “We are proud to run our entire business on Azure. Our customers can sleep at night knowing that their private information is safe and secure. This gives them the confidence to continue to focus on running their businesses, while allowing us to focus on providing them one of the best online booking, appointment scheduling, CRM, and SMB business management platform on the market today.”
Nicole Herskowitz, senior director of product marketing, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Corp. said, “We’re pleased with how Yocale is connecting and helping thousands of small businesses get online to get discovered, while reducing operational headaches. Yocale’s integration with Microsoft Azure takes advantage of scalability, enterprise-grade security, and high availability to the benefit of our mutual customers.”
Yocale knew early that they were poised for growth. The SaaS company’s online scheduling software was a must for service-based businesses looking to take appointments from their customers. To be able to handle the enormous demand, Yocale concentrated on scalability, geographic redundancy, and performance. Yocale’s focus on providing a secure, reliable environment for businesses to store their secure and private client and patient notes was also paramount in their decision to go with Azure. Yocale is a true cloud-based application in the way it utilizes the Azure hosting tools and services suite to its full abilities.
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that gives customers the choice and flexibility to move existing applications to the cloud or develop new ones using the language and/or platform of their choice. Microsoft Azure’s comprehensive set of cloud computing solutions span the platform, application, and infrastructure layers providing the customer the ability to transition to the cloud on their terms, using it for private and public cloud services.
Yocale is enriching communities by bringing them all together on one amazing platform using social, mobile, and local technologies to help appointment based businesses and people connect in new ways where it matters the most – in their locale!
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