New Business Partners Launch Cloud Practices with NetSuite
SAN MATEO, Calif.—September 17, 2014—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that a number of new business partners including Alternative Technology Solutions, Elegant Cloud Solutions and Maximum Computer Systems have joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Program. The partnership with NetSuite enables these partners, for the first time, to have a presence in the cloud business management space spanning ERP, CRM, ecommerce and omnichannel commerce. Adding NetSuite to their existing practices that include Infor and other on-premise solutions can now enable these partners to meet the growing demand for a comprehensive suite of cloud-based solutions that is architected specifically for the cloud, versus antiquated systems based on client-server technology that require ongoing maintenance, lack flexibility and create a hairball of integration challenges.
"These three new partners bring a diverse range of vertical and ERP process expertise to help put NetSuite client organizations on the fast track to transforming their businesses for growth," said Craig West, NetSuite Vice President of Americas Channel Sales. "We're excited by the opportunities for collaboration and innovation with these partners and the growing NetSuite Solution Provider network as organizations continue to migrate from Stone Age on-premise systems to cloud solutions."
Each of the new partners joining the NetSuite Solution Provider Program cited NetSuite's market leadership, high customer satisfaction, extensive ISV partner solutions and rapid growth as key factors behind their decisions.
Partnership with NetSuite Allows Alternative Technology Solutions to Meet the Needs of Manufacturing and Distribution Clients
Alternative Technology Solutions (www.alttechsolutions.com), focused on the manufacturing and distribution industries and with more than 700 customers worldwide, is opening its first cloud ERP practice through its NetSuite partnership, offering planning, implementation, optimization, training and integration solutions. Based in Aliso Viejo, Calif., with offices in Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Indianapolis and Mexico, Alternative Technology Solutions will leverage NetSuite's capabilities tailored to manufacturers and distributors in its implementations and customizations of the integrated cloud solution. Alternative Technology Solutions, founded in 2009 and ranked #116 on the 2013 Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., is also planning to leverage the NetSuite SuiteCloud Development Platform to offer its iQ configure, price, quote application and Connect integration solutions as NetSuite SuiteApps.
"The ERP platform is the backbone of the business, especially in manufacturing. NetSuite is established as a real leader in the industry," said Vivian Keena, Alternative Technology Solutions Founder and CEO. "Our focus is on using our deep vertical expertise to bring the best of the cloud to manufacturers and distributors and enable clients to make the most of the NetSuite platform for greater agility, efficiency, visibility and reporting capability."
Elegant Cloud Solutions Establishes Cloud ERP Practice with NetSuite
Elegant Cloud Solutions (www.elegantcloudsolutions.com), based in Vancouver, British Columbia, will offer implementation, consulting, training and support for NetSuite ERP. Founded in 2013 by Paul Buck, a veteran CFO with clients in western Canada in the oil and gas, software, Internet services and biotechnology industries, Elegant Cloud Solutions takes a cloud-only approach focused on making better decisions through better data. With NetSuite, Elegant Cloud Solutions is positioned to deliver a fully integrated ERP solution without the cost and complexity of an on-premise alternative.
"NetSuite addresses the growing market demand for an integrated suite covering all core business processes without the complexity of a best-of-breed approach," Buck said. "NetSuite is the clear leader in market share and growth, and meets customer needs for a single platform that's modular but not monolithic."
MCS Adds NetSuite Cloud to its Portfolio, Capitalizing on the Revenue Growth Opportunities of NetSuite's Cloud Business Management Suite
Maximum Computer Systems (MCS) (www.maximumcomputer.com) is adding to its portfolio of IBM hardware and on-premise Infor ERP applications by partnering with NetSuite to offer cloud ERP, CRM and ecommerce. With 27 years of experience and more than 250 customers across 40 states, the Long Island, N.Y.-based MCS will enhance its traditional focus and deep process expertise in small and midmarket distribution and light manufacturing with NetSuite's robust capabilities in those areas. MCS, which has satellite offices in Dallas and Rhode Island, is also expanding into such markets as retail, apparel, field services and the pet industry by offering implementation and support for NetSuite ERP, ecommerce and CRM. NetSuite's rich customizability, extensive ISV partner network, market leadership and status as a public company were key factors behind teaming with NetSuite for MCS.
"NetSuite is definitely the leader in cloud ERP and has strong growth and an excellent reputation among customers," said Phil Maehr, MCS President. "Companies aren't looking to manage IT—they're looking to manage their business—and they want a solution they can adapt to their needs. Many companies today see cloud as the only way to go, and NetSuite fulfills all those needs."
Launched in 2002 and earning a 5-Star ranking in the 2014 CRN Partner Program Guide, the NetSuite Solution Provider Program is the industry's leading cloud channel partner program, providing hundreds of channel partners with a cloud solution to offer prospective customers and grow their businesses as well as industry-leading margins and innovative incentive programs, like the NetSuite SP100, which pays partners 100 percent of first year NetSuite sales revenues. With cloud computing at the forefront of the hottest trends and cloud ERP leading the way, channel partners representing on-premise products like Microsoft Dynamics GP continue to build new practices based on NetSuite's superior cloud business management suite. Designed to help solution providers transform their business model to fully capitalize on the revenue growth opportunity of the NetSuite cloud, the NetSuite Solution Provider Program delivers unprecedented benefits that begin during recruitment and range from business planning, sales, marketing and professional services enablement, to training and education.
Today, more than 20,000 companies and subsidiaries depend on NetSuite to run complex, mission-critical business processes globally in the cloud. Since its inception in 1998, NetSuite has established itself as the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud financials/ERP suites for divisions of large enterprises and mid-sized organizations seeking to upgrade their antiquated client/server ERP systems. NetSuite excels at streamlining business operations as demonstrated in a recent Gartner study naming NetSuite as the fastest growing financial management software vendor on a global basis. NetSuite continues its success in delivering the best cloud ERP/financials suites to businesses around the world, enabling them to lower IT costs significantly while increasing productivity, as the global adoption of the cloud is accelerating.
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