Become a Cloud Services Broker with ActivePlatform

  • automated service provisioning
  • billing and subscription management
  • user management
  • analytics and reporting
  • white-labeled customer storefront
Full-service automation
Cloud providers can manage multi-tiered reseller or distribution business with clients dispersed globally through automated processes
Federated marketplace
ActivePlatform unites vendors, providers, developers, and resellers into a single ecosystem for buying, selling and managing cloud services
Multi-vendor catalogue
The list of integrated
SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS services can be easily complemented and managed via Vendor Portal
Customer store
out-of-the-box
Start with the out-of-the-box online store module or integrate the platform cloud services catalogue with the current e-commerce solution
Roy Illsley, Ovum's Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, published two papers on ActivePlatform. "The key is for the cloud provider to make the marketplace available, and to ensure its administration and integration is as frictionless as possible. ActivePlatform has developed a platform with a cloud provider-facing marketplace and a customer-facing storefront that is designed to meet these needs," says Roy Illsley.
Automated service provisioning
ActivePlatform enables any service to be integrated into the global catalogue via vendor portal universal API, and to the local service provider catalogue via both universal API or a plugin using the platform SDK. Using platform tools, you can easily set up automation flows for the whole subscription life cycle, control and track the process of provisioning via a unified management console.

You can manage the service offerings in the reseller's product catalogue, including services provisioning configuration, services bundling, product categories settings, pricing and discounts, product resources configuration and trials settings.

Subscription and billing management
Subscription management
  • set up automated flows for all the stages of subscription life cycle
  • manage subscriptions (view subscriptions, details, change subscription plans, number of additional resources, renew subscriptions (auto or manual renewal)
  • manage expired subscriptions (stop subscription, if not paid — delete, limit or block access to services due to non-payment or insufficient funds)
  • view charges and other data
Billing and mediation
  • set up customizable service ordering and provisioning workflows
  • use a built-in billing engine which can be connected to any payment systems: post-payment, pre-payment methods for a single service plan; flexible reserved, pay-as-you-go, custom, vendor-specific billing schemes and pricing plans (subscription, metered usage and others)
  • manage invoices, payments, billing aggregation, set up printable invoices in the PDF format
  • connect to the billing, financial or accounting systems using open REST API
Customer and reseller management
Customer management
Unified management portal allow you to manage settings for end customers, like:
  • Individual customer's discounts for connected services
  • Credit limits for different groups of customers (government, business, education)
  • Customization of customers' attributes depending on their type
  • Additional users in customer's account to reflect organizational structure of customer and allow end users to order apps/services on their own
Reseller management
Unified management portal allow you to manage multi-tiered channel of resellers as well as their users using wide set of configuration settings:
  • Role-based access control model to enable distributor's admins to manage multi-level network of channel partners
  • Delegation of service plans configuration to resellers
  • Management of reseller's discounts and margins
White-labelled customer storefront
Branded public e-commerce store to display your services to customers can be created in moments with your logo, customized branding of UI and other content.

Out-of-the-box online store displaying cloud services to end users is built with the best practices of online marketing.

All your resellers can use this solution to roll out their own white-labelled customer stores connected to your single platform installation.

If you already have an online store, then ActivePlatform can be easily integrated with it via our open API.