BlackLine Systems, Rackspace To ‘Demystify the Myths of SaaS’ in Part 3 of Webinar Series

FINAL SESSION TO FOCUS ON FINANCE ORGANIZATIONS HOSTING SENSITIVE DATA OFF-SITE TO STREAMLINE

Calabasas, Calif. – Oct. 13, 2010 Financial software provider BlackLine Systems and global Internet hosting leader Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) will be conducting the final session in a 3-part webinar series designed to clarify what SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) is and remove the obscurity and fear surrounding the term.

Demystifying the Myths of SaaS Part 3, entitled “SaaS: A Safe, Secure Solution for Sensitive Data,” is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at 2 p.m. ET, and will focus on how finance organizations in companies of all sizes are adopting SaaS to streamline accounting processes.

The discussion will be led by Jeff Adler, CPA, VP, product expert at BlackLine. Jenelle Perez, CPA, division controller, Rackspace, Inc./Rackspace Asia, LTD, will present a case study sharing her experiences using BlackLine in a hosted environment. Andy Schroepfer, VP of strategy for Rackspace Hosting, also will participate.

During the hour-long session, BlackLine and Rackspace experts will focus on:

  • How finance organizations are adopting SaaS to streamline accounting processes
  • The importance of selecting both hosting AND application providers that have the appropriate controls, policies, procedures and technology in place to ensure security, privacy/confidentiality and reliability for hosting sensitive data off-site
  • Specific benefits, ROI seen by Rackspace’s own accounting/finance department since using BlackLine globally to automate its account reconciliation process

To register, go to https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/167186570.

If you have any questions, need additional information or missed Parts 1 or 2 and would like access to the recorded webcasts, please contact Howard Goldstein, director of marketing at BlackLine Systems, at howard.goldstein@blackline.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
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P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com