Democratizing The Cloud January, 2010
What is WaveMaker? “ WaveMaker is PowerBuilder for the Cloud” - Judith Hurwitz, Hurwitz & Associates
WaveMaker Value <ul><li>Web Fast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drag & drop development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CIO Safe </li></ul><...
Citizen Developers By 2014, Citizen Developers will build at least 25% of new business applications.
Four Converging Forces Mass Personalization Infrastructure Industrialization Developer Tool Evolution Changing Demographics
Waves of RAD Tools 2008-???? 1990-2008 1980 - 1989 1960-1979 RPG MARK IV MAPPER Clipper Natural  FoxPro PowerBuilder  MS A...
WaveMaker Benefits <ul><li>Flattens learning curve </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can build web apps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
WaveMaker: Easy As 1-2-3 Browser-based Drag & drop components Widgets <ul><li>Drag & Drop Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>One-c...
WaveMaker ROI <ul><li>Cut Java learning curve 92% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>College grads can build Java web apps in 2 months ...
WaveMaker Customers SI/ISV Government Enterprise + 15,000-strong Developer Community
WaveMaker Platform Cloud Deployment Manager Multi-Tenant Security WaveMaker Studio WaveMaker Application Templates Issue T...
Friction-less Business Model <ul><li>Free community edition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15,000 developers (50% of Force.com!) </...
Cloud Dev Competitors Portable Data Sovereignty Open Source No No No No Standards-Based Force.com Azure WaveMaker No No No...
The Right Team <ul><li>Core team from Persistence Software (NASDAQ: PRSW) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris Keene, CEO : Persist...
Democratizing The Cloud! <ul><li>CIOs – enable citizen developers! </li></ul><ul><li>ISVs – SaaS self-service! </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. Democratizing The Cloud January, 2010
  2. 2. What is WaveMaker? “ WaveMaker is PowerBuilder for the Cloud” - Judith Hurwitz, Hurwitz & Associates
  3. 3. WaveMaker Value <ul><li>Web Fast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drag & drop development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CIO Safe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard “no compromises” Java </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cloud Ready </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One-click deployment </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Citizen Developers By 2014, Citizen Developers will build at least 25% of new business applications.
  5. 5. Four Converging Forces Mass Personalization Infrastructure Industrialization Developer Tool Evolution Changing Demographics
  6. 6. Waves of RAD Tools 2008-???? 1990-2008 1980 - 1989 1960-1979 RPG MARK IV MAPPER Clipper Natural FoxPro PowerBuilder MS Access Progress OpenEdge WaveMaker Reproduced from Gartner’s “Citizen Developer” presentation, 2009 VisualForce Oracle APEX
  7. 7. WaveMaker Benefits <ul><li>Flattens learning curve </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can build web apps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Boosts productivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on business solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No compromises </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No lock-in for Java expert </li></ul></ul>Reduce Code Eliminate Complexity
  8. 8. WaveMaker: Easy As 1-2-3 Browser-based Drag & drop components Widgets <ul><li>Drag & Drop Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>One-click Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Self-service Maintenance </li></ul>Properties Services
  9. 9. WaveMaker ROI <ul><li>Cut Java learning curve 92% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>College grads can build Java web apps in 2 months versus 2 years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reduce code 98% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrated .NET app with 26,000 lines of code to WaveMaker with 335 lines! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slash maintenance 75% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End user self-service for call center app cuts maintenance costs </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. WaveMaker Customers SI/ISV Government Enterprise + 15,000-strong Developer Community
  11. 11. WaveMaker Platform Cloud Deployment Manager Multi-Tenant Security WaveMaker Studio WaveMaker Application Templates Issue Tracker Asset Manager App Store Project Manager Contact Manager Time Tracker Knowledge Base WaveMaker Runtime Standard Components <ul><li>HTML </li></ul><ul><li>CSS </li></ul><ul><li>JavaScript </li></ul><ul><li>Java </li></ul><ul><li>Any DB </li></ul><ul><li>Any Java Server </li></ul>Collaboration Integration
  12. 12. Friction-less Business Model <ul><li>Free community edition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15,000 developers (50% of Force.com!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subscription enterprise edition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adds security, priced per VM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Viral SaaS channel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>KANA shipping WM Studio to 50 of F100 </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Cloud Dev Competitors Portable Data Sovereignty Open Source No No No No Standards-Based Force.com Azure WaveMaker No No No No ” WaveMaker’s ability to support code-less ‘citizen developers’ is a key differentiator from other PaaS products.” – Eric Knipp, Gartner
  14. 14. The Right Team <ul><li>Core team from Persistence Software (NASDAQ: PRSW) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris Keene, CEO : Persistence, HP, McKinsey&Co. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Derek Henninger, VP Engineering : Persistence, Progress, IBM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Harper, VP Sales : Persistence, SendMail </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Seasoned Board with RAD/4GL background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mitchell Kertzman, Director : PowerSoft, Sybase, Hummer Winblad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roger Sippl , Director : Informix, Visigenic, Sippl Ventures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jim Sutter , Director : CIO at Xerox, Dow, Rockwell, Gallo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mike Orsak , Director : Co-founder, Worldview </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Democratizing The Cloud! <ul><li>CIOs – enable citizen developers! </li></ul><ul><li>ISVs – SaaS self-service! </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud providers – differentiate! </li></ul>WaveMaker – eliminating web development complexity

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