NetSuite, Inc., the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, today announced the recipients of the NetSuite Developer Awards and NetSuite Partner Awards at the SuiteWorld 2012 conference in San Francisco. NetSuite's extensive network of developers and partners is crucial to helping enterprises of all sizes realize the benefits of cloud computing, enabling them to increase productivity, reduce costs, and streamline operations.
This year's winners include the following NetSuite developers and channel partner companies:
• SUITEY Award for Top Overall Partner—Accenture
• Global System Integrator Partner of the Year—Accenture
As recipient of the new SUITEY Award for Top Overall Partner, Accenture is recognized for making the greatest overall contribution to the NetSuite partner ecosystem, with a second award recognizing its excellence as a global system integrator. Over the past year, Accenture has built NetSuite cloud factory capabilities and developed accelerators to industrialize its delivery approach. In 2011, Accenture successfully introduced and delivered the NetSuite cloud-based business management solution to enterprises in the US and international emerging markets.
SuiteCloud Developer Network Partner of the Year—SPS Commerce
A partner since 2007, SPS Commerce has a proven history of delivering impactful cloud-based EDI and supply chain solutions to NetSuite customers. It now offers to NetSuite retail, supplier and distribution customers its innovative Retail Universe, a free online community with 40,000 members that can help NetSuite customers connect with new trading partners, expand into new markets and drive sales.
SuiteApp Sales Partner of the Year—Celigo
Awarded by the NetSuite sales team for excellence in customer engagements, Celigo is one of the most prolific and successful SuiteCloud developers in the NetSuite stable. Developers of the Amazon S3 SuiteStorage connector, Google Gmail integrations and several other modules that link the NetSuite cloud to other clouds and applications, Celigo continues to demonstrate the flexibility of cloud computing.
SuiteApp Partner of the Year—Adobe EchoSign
Adobe EchoSign delivers a leading electronic signatures application that helps NetSuite customers accelerate the sales process by automating the entire signature process from inside NetSuite, from the request for signature to the distribution and filing of executed agreements. EchoSign’s innovative solution is a popular SuiteApp for NetSuite that offers advanced functionality in more than 20 languages.
New SuiteApp Partner of the Year—Retail Anywhere
Recognized for the top new SuiteApp in 2011, Retail Anywhere combined with NetSuite offers customers a full multi-channel retail management suite that includes the ability to process retail transactions on mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPod Touch and synchronize those sales and customer data with the NetSuite back office. Retail Anywhere is recognized with this award for extensively leveraging the SuiteCloud development platform to bring the benefits of cloud computing to their customers.
Solution Provider of the Year, Americas—Forward Hindsight
A perennial top 10 performer and previous Worldwide Partner of the Year winner, Forward Hindsight continued its momentum in 2011, bringing on board new NetSuite customers at a steady clip while jumping on NetSuite’s upmarket rocket ship with significant enterprise deals. Including mid-size clients, Forward Hindsight added many new customers for the year, making it no surprise the company is right back on top.
Solution Provider of the Year, EMEA—First Hosted
First Hosted achieved the highest new business revenue and highest number of new customer wins across the EMEA region in 2011. Their goal for 2012 is to double the size of their business and their sales to-date this year have them well on track to achieving and exceeding that goal. First Hosted, a team knowledgeable and experienced in starting up, running and growing companies, wins this award for the second consecutive year.
Solution Provider of the Year, APAC—Proquest Solutions
A partner since 2004, Proquest Solutions specializes in delivering cloud-based technology and business solutions with NetSuite as their key partner. Based in India, Proquest has developed an India taxation module on NetSuite, and operates globally by offering NetSuite implementation skills to clients in other regions. In 2011 they grew their NetSuite business over 100 percent with new NetSuite customers across such verticals as wholesale distribution, retail, software and IT services.
Solution Provider of the Year, Worldwide—ERP Guru
A NetSuite partner and solution developer since 2005, ERP Guru doubled down on sales and marketing and broke into the Top 5 sales rankings in 2011. Always a NetSuite-only practice, ERP Guru is a member of the Business Partner Advisory Council (BPAC) and is recognized as the "go-to" partner for assisting new partners with pre-sales support, implementations, or often just lending a second ear. The team of software engineers offers cross-industry expertise.
Systems Integrator Partner of the Year—Burr Pilger Mayer
Burr Pilger Mayer, the largest California-based accounting and consulting firm, has a tradition of working collaboratively with clients to find services and solutions to power growth. A partner since mid-2011, the company works closely with the NetSuite sales team to identify clients that are a good fit for NetSuite, closed several large deals within the first six months of their partnership that are close to being successfully implemented and has built a large leads pipeline to ensure their success in 2012.
Launched in 2002, the NetSuite Solution Provider Program is the industry's leading cloud channel partner program and unites hundreds of channel partners and their cloud opportunities with industry-leading margins and incentives (NetSuite SP 100) to grow their businesses. With cloud computing at the forefront of the hottest trends and cloud ERP leading business demand, NetSuite has seen the on-going migration of channel partners from representing on-premise products like Sage and Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains to 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 them unprecedented benefits that begin during recruitment and range from business planning, sales, marketing and PS enablement, to training and education.
As the world leader in cloud computing business suites, NetSuite has deep and broad functionality, a robust development platform and wide coverage of several key industry verticals. The SuiteCloud platform has attracted thousands of developers and boasts hundreds of vertical applications. Third-party developers can leverage NetSuite's comprehensive application functionality to accelerate their time to market, delivering new business applications in record time. Solution Providers are able to revitalize their businesses by delivering cloud computing solutions that deliver unprecedented value to their customers. For more information about the NetSuite partner programs, please visit netsuite.com/partnerprograms/.
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