Auckland, New Zealand -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud -based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that it has committed to growing its channel business in New Zealand, as leading businesses in the region continue to embrace the cloud as a viable business model. A growing number of New Zealand technology leaders are joining the NetSuite Solution Provider Program to add NetSuite's cloud business management suite to their product offerings and strengthen their leadership in cloud practices and integration services. Key technology partners that have joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Program, such as Fusion5, Fronde, Liberate I.T. and BPR Solutions, can provide NetSuite's expanding New Zealand customer base with local specialist support from a combined expert team of more than 120 cloud specialists who can advise, implement and optimise NetSuite's leading cloud-based business management solutions.
Partnering with NetSuite enables New Zealand technology innovators to capitalise on the growing market opportunities in the cloud and gives them access to a full suite of cloud-based business management software solutions and a world-class development platform. These solutions enable New Zealand businesses to run their core business processes in the cloud, such as ERP, CRM, financials, Ecommerce, professional services automation (PSA) and more, while reducing IT hardware demands and providing anywhere, anytime access for remote users. For more information about the NetSuite Solution Provider Program for New Zealand, visit www.netsuite.com/anzpartners .
According to Frost & Sullivan's State of Cloud Computing in New Zealand report (2012), 57 percent of organisations who currently use cloud solutions planned to increase their cloud-based budget significantly over the next 12 months, with 40 percent spending more than 10 percent of their total IT budget on cloud solutions or services and 20 percent spending more than 20 percent.
"The channel has always been an important part of our strategy in New Zealand since we entered the market in 2007, but we are now completely partner focused to keep up with growing demand from New Zealand businesses for the efficiencies, flexibility and cost benefits that cloud computing solutions offer," said Mark Troselj, managing director, Asia Pacific for NetSuite. "The scale and resources required to meet this rapidly expanding market is best met by key selected partners in New Zealand, who offer local support and expertise, backed by competitive revenue share, investment and resourcing models from NetSuite."