eWEEK NAMES NETSUITE #1 ENTERPRISE CRM PRODUCT OF 2004
Leading Enterprise Newsweekly Awards Honor the Best Enterprise IT Products/Services of the Year
SAN MATEO, CA.—April 6, 2004—NetSuite,
Inc., announced today that eWEEK, a Ziff Davis Media
publication and one of the IT industry's leading enterprise
IT magazines, has named NetSuite 9.0 the winner in the
CRM category in eWEEK's Fourth Annual Excellence Awards
program. Products such as Microsoft CRM, Siebel On-Demand,
and salesforce.com didn't even make it to the finalist
list in the CRM category. The Excellence Awards honor
the most innovative and relevant enterprise hardware,
software and services announced in 2003 and available
by the end of the first quarter of 2004. For more information
about NetSuite's Excellence Award, please go to www.netsuite.com/excellence.
NetSuite's award-winning products include NetSuite,
Oracle® Small Business Suite, NetERP and NetCRM.
The Oracle Small Business Suite name is used under license
from Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL).
eWEEK evaluators said in bestowing the Excellence
Award to NetSuite: "In a crowded field of entrants
in the CRM category, NetSuite 9.0 emerged the winner
by providing broad value and appeal in a market that
is quickly and constantly evolving… The highly
customisable interface and easy management won points
during judging, as did the availability of graphical
summaries of sales data."
NetSuite is the world's most popular on-demand integrated CRM/ERP solution. The eWEEK award is the latest in a string of accolades that NetSuite has received for its technology innovation in on-demand business application suites. In January, NetSuite won the coveted "Willy Award" presented to the Best Hosted CRM Application for 2003 by SellMoreNow.com.
The Fourth Annual eWEEK Excellence Awards program
provides enterprise IT professionals with a benchmark
for assessing a wide range of technology products and
services. Evaluating the entries was a panel of experts
including eWEEK Labs analysts and eWEEK
Corporate Partners, providing a unique mix of technical
and real-world analysis.
"eWEEK is recognised as one of the most
trusted technology journals, and it is a great honor
that they have named NetSuite the top CRM application
of 2004," said Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite. "This
accolade is another indication that the CRM applications
are maturing from simple forecasting tools to real business
applications that span order management, e-commerce
and back-office functionality."
" This year's Excellence Awards winners show that
technology innovation is alive and well in the high
tech industry," said Eric Lundquist, Editor-in-Chief,
eWEEK. "These winners from companies large
and small have shown that by being attuned to the customer's
needs, they can design, develop and distribute products
that are setting new standards in the enterprise marketplace.
In concert with our goal of providing enterprise IT
decision makers with the most current and in-depth technology
information, the eWEEK Excellence awards represent
the most vital products to this community."
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