The Niche Group Completes Customized inPowerCloud Software for The Longaberger Company

BOCA RATON, Fla. and KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Niche Group, Inc. has completed an eight month, enterprise wide project that successfully launched The Longaberger Company live on its Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, inPowerCloud.  The ambitious project that began in the third quarter of 2013 customized Niche’s proprietary software, inPowerSuite to meet the specific needs of Longaberger’s independent consultant community and corporate users.  This state of the art system which will serve Longaberger and CVSL distributors worldwide will be hosted from Niche’s privately owned, tier 4 data center in Kissimmee, Florida.

On the success and speed of the project, Niche Group Chief Technology Officer Jack Wells said, “Our Oracle based technology was designed to be configurable and extensible to support projects such as this.  Over the years, we have developed inPowerSuite with our clients’ needs in mind so that the end product will perform like a full featured custom built system, while delivered in a fraction of the time.” 

In a recent quote CVSL Chairman John Rochon stated, “These new technology platforms are a great leap forward.  They will make it easier and more convenient for micro-entrepreneurs to operate their businesses at Longaberger, and soon we plan to offer it to other CVSL companies.  Our sales forces can now enjoy new and better tools.   Their customers can enjoy greater convenience.  This major investment we have made puts us on the cutting edge of technology in support of our companies, their sales forces and their customers.”  Longaberger CIO Lisa Hittle added, “Niche has created for us a powerful, efficient, user-friendly experience.  We believe it’s the best in the industry and it will support CVSL’s growth well into the future.”

Bill Lovell, CEO of the Niche Group said, “It is especially gratifying when a client as industry savvy as Mr. Rochon recognizes the power of our technology platform and plans to incorporate it into his strategic vision for CVSL.  The Niche Group is very excited to be a part of this strategic initiative as it fully leverages inPowerCloud’s global capabilities of multi-org, multi-language, and multi-currency, all while utilizing our data center’s multi-homed bandwidth and scalability.”

About the Niche Group

Niche Group, Inc. (nichegroup.com), with offices in Boca Raton, Fla., and Orlando, Fla., are experts in design and management of Cloud Computing, SaaS, E-commerce, Enterprise database systems, and Direct Sales systems; Niche Group has developed and successfully deployed inPowerSuite a state of the art commerce technology in the US and internationally in over thirty countries. Niche subsidiary companies include Alterascape, LLC, (alterascape.com) a tier 4 hardened Cloud Data Center which offers service in the US and internationally, a high security facility, 24/7 staff monitoring, comprehensive redundancy in all aspects of servers, hardware, power and fiber connectivity through national carriers such as ATT, Level 3, and TW Telecom; Em3 Commerce (em3com.com) the logistics division of Niche Group providing third party fulfillment/logistics for clients requiring real-time sales performance data, inventory control, and warehouse services. Niche Group is uniquely qualified to provide Cloud to Ground solutions scalable to the needs of any Direct Sales organization, e-com/mobile Commerce Company.  inPowerSuite enables real-time management of critical data as well as providing distributors with performance data of the sales teams. inPowerSuite is ideally suited for emerging companies and Fortune 500 companies, alike.

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