B2B Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies create software products to be used by other businesses. Rather than having to install software locally, customers can access these products via the internet and pay for them under a subscription model. SaaS platforms can be used by companies of varying sizes for everything from managing human resources to optimizing IT systems. We’ve rounded up some top B2B SaaS companies helping customers improve the way they run their businesses.

Top B2B SaaS Companies

  • Salesforce
  • Datadog
  • Workday
  • ClickUp
  • Gusto


B2B SaaS Companies to Know

Salesforce makes cloud-based software and a platform for customer relationship management. It blends sales, marketing, commerce, service and IT into one team and bills on a subscription basis, allowing clients to pay as they go. Salesforce’s CRM has been used by over 150,000 companies from small businesses to enterprise-level organizations.


Datadog sells cloud monitoring as a service. Once installed, it allows clients to monitor IT architecture like cloud infrastructure, system process, cloud-based applications and hosting platforms, delivering insights and metrics on how well and how safely their IT systems are working. The software can be configured to set up alerts and notifications, to monitor systems for latency and errors and to detect cybersecurity threats. 


Cloud-based enterprise resource management from Workday uses AI to augment its portfolio of software products, which include financial management software, HR software known as Workday Human Capital Management, a planning system that can be integrated with existing ERP, an intelligent listening platform and a vendor management system. Those offerings come with analytics and management services for talent and workforce.

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ClickUp’s enterprise resource planning software is a solution that integrates all the various software, processes and tools that a business uses into one workflow and dashboard. It incorporates task management, document collaboration, a whiteboard and dashboards, chat and many other features that are commonly cobbled together across multiple software providers. 


Gusto provides a payroll software platform that businesses of any size can use to automatically disperse payment and provide benefits like health care and retirement savings to employees and contractors. It also offers HR services like hiring, onboarding and compliance, and expert support on issues like tax withholdings, talent acquisition and benefits management. 

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