ZenBase Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing
ZenBase is an online database application builder that enables users to create and manage their business data with a few clicks. It is based on technology that allows even non-technical people to create a data grid quickly through a simple user interface. Business solutions such as for project management, inventory management, product category, business directory and others that fit a company’s process or workflow can be custom built.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Cloud Database – ZenBase provides a database that allows users to create, read, update and delete records, as well as other data validation functions. It is also capable of nested records, conditional searches, and supports data grid edit controls such as text, selection, checkbox, password, date picker or calendar and others. It also supports column grouping, expand/collapse of items, display of images, autocomplete typing and %complete colored bars. It is also capable of localization such as input of non-English language and characters.
- User Management – This online database application builder includes a role based user and permission access for strict data control. The administrator can create roles that have specific access and control over tables and data. Thus, data can remain safe and intact for a wide range of viewers and users.
- Interactive Reports, Data Imports, and File Uploads – ZenBase allows users to generate graph and tabular reports in a few clicks. These reports can be shared with others or be downloaded for distribution. It also has a quick way for importing local data into the cloud database, providing users the control how to transfer CSV files into an online database. The application supports file upload as well.
ZenBase is currently in beta. No pricing information is available. Users submit their emails and are invited to try it.
Social Network Presence
ZenBase database application builder is ideal for freelancers, consultants, professional service providers, startups and small business owners. Companies who have their own way of collecting and processing data as well as their own workflow can gain most benefit as they can customize their business application.
The interface is in English.
Some of their Clients
No information is yet available. However, phpGrid, a major component of ZenBase, has been used by companies such as Cisco, Bank of America, Siemens, and Government of Canada.
No information is available.
ZenBase online database application builder is based on phpGrid, a popular and stable interactive technology that provides essential database management features in an easy to use and flexible UI. Individuals and companies can create an integrated, end-to-end business solution using a single platform. However, there was no mention of how data can be exported or backed up, as well as how to integrate with existing third-party apps, so as not to trap or confine vital company information. Details on document management control is also lacking.
ZenBase is a product of Kayson Group Ltd, a privately held company based in Hong Kong and also with office in the US. Founder and CEO Richard Chen is a veteran software developer and startup entrepreneur. The company is also the creator of phpGrid, a popular feature-packed data grid that supports major databases with minimal coding.