What is EdSaaS?

EdSaaS is a school management software that helps schools manage their school’s operations efficiently. This online software is accessible from anywhere with computer and Internet connectivity and at any time. This leading software allows you to automate and manage the entire operations of your school such as Curriculum Management, Staff and Student Management, Transportation and Hostel Management, Account, Inventory etc., together with powerful communication tools to engage with parents and students.

What is SaaS?

SaaS is an acronym for Software-as-a-Service. This model of delivering software applications has no upfront capital investments in hardware or software and has no long term license fees associated with the use of the software. A subscription fee is generally billed monthly with a one- to two-year contract. The only investment is a computer with Internet connectivity.

What is the difference between a cloud-based solution and a client server based solution?

A cloud-based solution allows access to the application from anywhere and at anytime using browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari and functions in the same way as your email service. The software is installed on a central computer (server) outside of your institution and you are not required to setup anything on your laptop or computer.

What are the benefits of using EdSaaS?

Some of the many benefits of using EdSaaS are:
  • Reduced initial start-up costs
  • Predictable expenses for budgeting, planning and forecasting
  • Pay only for modules/ functionality needed
  • Scale up or down without technology constraints
  • Increase educational quality and profitability
  • Increase integration/communication within the school.
  • Free and automatic upgrades without downtime during contract period

How can EdSaaS support unique needs of my institution?

EdSaaS has been developed ground-up keeping in mind unique nature of operations of different institutions. Its highly configurable structure allows it to be easily customized across all modules, from curriculum definition, grading criteria, class levels, timetable, reports cards etc. to managing single or multi-branch school.
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Will I need to install EdSaas in each campus if I have more than one branch?

No. EdSaaS is a cloud-based application. Once it is set up for one school, all your school’s branches can use EdSaaS, which means we support single and multi-branch schools, large or small.

What if I require only a few modules instead of the entire solution?

EdSaaS offers the flexibility to select packages based on your needs. You can always add additional modules as your needs change in the future.

What are the salient features of EdSaaS?

EdSaaS automates the entire operations of your school enabling efficient flow of and access to information. Decision-making is made easy with its highly customizable and user-friendly features and its scalable architecture grows with your institution.

What kind of software programs do I require to run EdSaaS?

All you need is a standard web browser that already comes with your PC, or can be easily installed. Supported browsers include Internet Explorer (IE), Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome.

Can I install EdSaaS on my own servers?

Yes. Depending on the size of your school, we can install and maintain our software on your servers. Please contact us for more details.

How do I integrate my school's data with EdSaaS?

EdSaaS provides a step-by-step flow that will allow you to import your existing data into EdSaaS. We also provide data migration services through our implementation experts who can import the legacy data into EdSaaS.

What kind of support should I expect?

We offer support via email (support@edsaas.com) and by phone anytime during weekdays. If you require assistance outside of the regular school hours or if you need enhanced support, please talk to us. We can customize a service level that works for you. Since our system is cloud based, the support requirements are not as extensive as in traditional systems.

Does EdSaaS offer training services?

We provide training after the system is setup for your school. We also offer extensive training on a need basis. Please contact our team for more details.

Does EdSaaS offer custom software solutions?

Our use of the SaaS model allows us to offer a shared platform across many schools, hence your costs are kept low. We provide several customizations and personalization features in our solution. If you have special needs, many times, we can accommodate such needs leveraging our flexible architecture. Please contact us to discuss the details of your requirements.

How much does EdSaaS cost?

We offer different plans depending on your institution’s needs and the cost varies depending on the modules chosen. The overall cost depends on your training requirements and support needs along with the modules selected and the length of the contract.

Are there any hidden fees I should know about?

No, there are no hidden costs. The only fee is the monthly subscription, which includes basic training and support.

Will I be bound to any long-term contracts?

No. We charge on a monthly basis and you may terminate the account with 1-month notice. However, a long-term contract ensures a fixed monthly billing for the life of the contract.

How do you ensure continuous availability of the EdSaaS internet application?

We ensure 99% uptime for all our services. To deliver this level of reliability, we host our application in world-class data centers with backup and redundancy. These are the same data centers that carry traffic for very popular and successful websites.

How does EdSaaS ensure my school data’s security?

We recognize the importance of the confidentiality of your data. Hence, each school’s data is maintained separately through stringent software security and access controls. Our architecture ensures appropriate data access only to authorized users based on their role in the system. We also backup your school's data periodically, allowing us to recover from any disasters. Data backup is automatic and you don't have to do anything to activate this service.

What payment methods are accepted?

We accept most traditional forms of payment methods such as: Checks, Wire transfer and credit card payments.

Is it safe for me to transmit my information via the Web?

We take your data security concerns seriously, which is why we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and TLS technology when transmitting information between your computer and our servers. For the merits of TLS and SSL technology, please read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security

How does EdSaaS surpass its competitors?

EdSaaS is brought to you by a team of technology experts with decades of experience in providing solutions to enterprises in SaaS model. We are the best Cloud Based software solution for school management in India. Our software architecture is flexible, secure, performant and scalable. We offer rich functionality and easy to use dashboards.

Is it possible to integrate swipe card machine along with EdSaaS?

Yes, EdSaaS can be integrated with the swipe card machine. The data can be easily transferred and managed.

Is it possible to communicate via Mobile?

Yes, the built-in SMS feature allows convenient and efficient communication between and amongst parents, students and teachers. Communication can be of any nature from notification of emergencies to examinations, results, student marks, attendance and important notices.