CLEVELAND, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When TOA Technologies identified the opportunity to provide cloud-based mobile workforce management software to the global field service market, the vision was to provide businesses with a solution to manage their field workforces in real-time using patented predictive analytics and pattern recognition technology. ETAdirect, TOA's flagship solution, is always up-to-date, takes less time to implement and delivers a lower total cost of ownership than any other application of its kind. A noted innovator in the global software-as-a-service community and a leader in the field service management market, TOA Technologies has been recognized as a SaaS Top 250 company on the quarterly list produced by Montclair Advisors for delivering mission critical enterprise solutions in the cloud. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120829/CL64852LOGO ) "When we set out to solve the problem of customers waiting without knowing when a product or service would arrive, one thing was clear – we knew we had to deliver mission critical enterprise software in the cloud with flexible solutions that were always on and always future-ready," said Yuval Brisker, co-founder and CEO of TOA Technologies. "This revolutionary approach immediately set TOA apart on two levels – using SaaS as a delivery model for enterprise software to large, complex customers and driving efficiencies through time-based, predictive, pattern-recognition technology." "With this in mind, we built our customer-centric field service management application natively in the cloud, and delivered it directly through the browser to provide customers with the flexibility to quickly and cost-effectively meet the changing needs of their evolving field service businesses. We are honored to be recognized among the top global SaaS providers as an organization that pioneered the use of SaaS in our market," said Brisker. According to the current SaaS Top 250 report from Montclair Advisors, the SaaS market is growing at approximately five times the rate of the on-premise software market. The SaaS Top 250 debuted in 2010 and provides a comprehensive view of the leading companies in this dynamic, cloud-based software market. Companies selected for the SaaS Top 250 are leaders in both pure and hybrid SaaS categories globally. The list is comprised of start-ups, as well as notable public SaaS firms such as salesforce.com, Netsuite and Workday.