Merce Broadside is designed to be deployed as part of the customer’s IS infrastructure. It is designed to serve large customers with multiple departments, and can operate as a shared resource with separate teams administering their parts of the system.
Setting up Merce Broadside is not a five-minute job. The product can only do its job if infrastructure is properly set up, and this infrastructure setup has many components. It would be so tempting if the customer did not need to do all this, and could enjoy the power of the product in a SaaS environment.
Well, this is certainly possible, but within limits. A small setup for relatively smaller volumes of emails per day (say, 100,000 messages) is easy to operate as a hosted service. We offer such services. For larger customers, more care needs to be taken. More