REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) - Zuora, a Gold Sponsor at Dreamforce, today announced the availability of Zuora Z-Force Checkout on AppExchange 2. Z-Force Checkout allows any ISV, developer or enterprise customer to accept, bill, collect and provision customer orders directly from their application, and is the first solution enabling one-click "Buy Now" capabilities to help ISVs and developers monetize their applications. Built using, the enterprise cloud computing platform, Z-Force Checkout is immediately available for test drive and deployment on AppExchange 2.

The AppExchange, launched in 2006, is the leading marketplace for on-demand business applications, and today is part of the rapidly growing app economy, which according to BusinessWeek is estimated at $1 billion and projected to reach $4 billion by 2012. As most ISVs and developers sell their applications on a recurring subscription basis, Z-Force Checkout delivers the subscription commerce capabilities for ISVs and developers to display price plans and editions right from within their application, to take online orders right from within their application, and take credit cards with PCI compliance via PayPal and other payment gateways right from within their application. In addition, Z-Force Checkout works seamlessly with Salesforce's License Management Application (LMA) so that when online subscription orders are placed, the end customer's subscription details -- seats purchased, start date, expiration date, term and status -- are updated simultaneously in the LMA. 


  • "We moved from a free model to paid model rapidly with Z-Force Checkout for our app on the AppExchange 2," says Marc Aubin, CEO of AppBuddy. "It's clear that Zuora understands the needs of ISV's and developers to make money."
  • "As a rapidly growing developer, Cloud Conversion needs to be able to collect payment on a recurring basis and accurately provision access for customers every time," said Jon Jessup, founder and CEO of Cloud Conversion. "Zuora Z-Force Checkout provides us a straightforward way to address this critical requirement so we can expand our offering instead of expanding our operations and overhead."
  • "Zuora Z-Force Checkout addresses an important service for ISVs and developers on AppExchange 2 -- a rapid and effective way to monetize their solutions," said Shawn Price, Zuora's President. "Zuora shares's vision to expand the App Economy by providing the tools and solutions ISVs need to succeed. With Z-Force Checkout, the Salesforce ecosystem can offer the pricing and packaging their customers demand -- and do it faster and easier."
  • " ISVs have subscription businesses," said Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer of "Z-Force Checkout removes the friction from solution billing and collections to make it easy for ISVs to rapidly deliver and monetize their solutions on AppExchange 2."

Zuora is a gold sponsor of's Dreamforce 2010, at Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco December 6 - 9, 2010. In addition, Zuora's CEO Tien Tzuo will be presenting on the topic "Making Money in the App Economy." Be sure to stop by Zuora's booth # 819 for more information.

About the Platform and AppExchange 2 is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The platform powers the Salesforce CRM ( applications, more than 800 ISV partner applications like those from CA Technologies, and Fujitsu, and 170,000 custom applications used by's 82,400 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel. also enables developers to make any enterprise app social by leveraging the social collaboration components including profiles, status updates, and real-time feeds available with Chatter.

Applications built on the platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the AppExchange 2 marketplace, now featuring the ChatterExchange.

About Zuora, Inc.
Zuora's subscription billing and commerce platform changes the way subscription businesses manage and sell to customers, allowing them to bring new products to market in less time, with more flexibility and less hassle. Zuora customers are up and running within 90 days and often recognize 200% ROI within weeks. Zuora is built from the ground up by SaaS industry visionaries and veterans from, WebEx, Accenture, Google, eBay, Oracle and Vitria. Zuora customers include Reed Business Information, Coremetrics, InsideView, Marketo, Ricoh,, Xactly, and Cloud Central. To learn more about Zuora, please visit

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