First Annual Hairball Awards Recognize Companies Realizing the Benefits of Cloud Computing Suites
SAN MATEO, Calif.—April 26, 2010—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites, today announced the winners of the first annual NetSuite Hairball Awards, given to businesses that have used cloud computing technology to disentangle their organizations from a complex, disparate hairball of conventional, on-premise business software, generating major cost savings and productivity gains through the effort. The awards were presented on April 15 at NetSuite’s annual partner and developer conference, SuiteCloud 2010, held in San Francisco. For the complete list of the winners, please visit www.netsuite.com/winners.
The "Hairballs" are a new customer award program recognizing businesses that have achieved major cost savings and productivity gains with the aid of cloud computing. Global leaders in diverse fields, ranging from telecommunications and Ecommerce to the grocery and restaurant trades are distancing themselves from competitors by clearing their information infrastructure hairballs. By moving to the cloud, these companies have been able to disentangle their organizations from a complex, disparate cluster of conventional, on-premise business software.
Thirty companies were nominated in ten categories. The winners distinguished themselves by capitalizing heavily on the potential of the NetSuite solution to replace numerous applications and streamline core aspect of enterprise operations. The winners by category are as follows:
Most Applications Replaced — MYCOM
Most Improved Productivity — KANA
Greatest Cost Reduction — Fresh Produce Group
Most Global Solution — Jollibee Foods Corporation
Best Enterprise Deployment — Campus Living Villages
Best Software Company Solution — TradeCard
Best Manufacturing Company Solution — RedBuilt
Best Services Company Solution — POSitive Technology
Best Ecommerce Company Solution — Virtual Inventories
Best Wholesaler/Distributor Solution — Ira Wood & Sons
NetSuite’s hairball-busting powers are just one distinguishing feature of the leader in cloud computing business management suites. Gartner Dataquest recently released figures showing that NetSuite has joined the ranks of North America’s top 10 ERP vendors by revenue. Strategic advisory service ISM Inc. recognized NetSuite and NetSuite CRM with a Top 15 CRM Small & Medium Business Software Award for 2009. Customer Interaction Solutions magazine named NetSuite CRM as a recipient of a 2009 CRM Excellence Award. Most recently, British businesses named NetSuite the top Enterprise Accounting Software vendor in Sift Media’s Software Satisfaction Awards 2009. These awards validate and reinforce NetSuite’s mounting importance to companies of all sizes looking for a powerful, integrated enterprise management solution.
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