Leading UK IT Consulting Firm Augments Portfolio with NetSuite Cloud to Meet Growing Demands for Cloud ERP Among Businesses In EMEA
NETSUITE SUITECONNECT, LONDON—10 November 2014—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Ciber UK, part of the large global IT consulting company Ciber (NYSE: CBR), has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Program, adding NetSuite, the first cloud ERP and business management suite to its existing product portfolio of traditional on-premise solutions from SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, and Sage to meet the growing demands for cloud ERP among businesses in the UK. Ciber UK, with about 400 customers and 350 staff in the UK, sees NetSuite as the right solution for fast-growing and innovative companies that need the agility, flexibility and scalability of a true cloud ERP solution. Drawing on its deep industry expertise and best practices, Ciber UK can now deliver NetSuite to companies across a wide range of industries spanning wholesale distribution, manufacturing, professional services, retail and ecommerce. The partnership extends Ciber UK's offerings beyond its traditional focus of on-premise SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, and Sage.
Ciber UK plans to focus on selling, implementing and supporting NetSuite for B2B and B2C ecommerce, SRP, and professional services automation (PSA). Ciber UK is also developing expertise in the NetSuite OneWorld global business management solution to help guide UK-based multinational firms towards a cloud ERP strategy, including two-tier models that sync NetSuite cloud at the subsidiary or business unit level with an on-premise ERP system in place at headquarters.
"The 100 percent focus on cloud ERP, combined with the breadth of functionality and scale, makes NetSuite the ideal partner when dealing with fast-growing organisations,” said Ian Robertson, Sales Director at Ciber UK. “We’re very excited to partner with NetSuite in a massively growing market, with companies that would rather focus on their business development than managing their in-house IT servers."
Headquartered in Hinckley with offices in London, Leicester and Redditch, Ciber UK has scaled up quickly with the NetSuite Solution Provider Program, taking advantage of an array of sales enablement, training, and partnering opportunities to meet the fast-growing market demand for cloud ERP. "The responsiveness, energy, and entrepreneurial feel to our engagement with NetSuite made the decision to partner with NetSuite very easy," Ciber UK’s Robertson said.
"Ciber UK has a long history of innovation and excellence in helping its clients use technology to address business needs and power growth," said John Campbell, EMEA Channel Director for NetSuite. "Our partnership with Ciber UK is a natural fit that we’re confident will drive growth for both companies, while helping customers transform their business operations."
Ciber UK is one of several solution providers in the UK and EMEA, including ClearERP, Cooper Software, and ProCons, to become new members of the NetSuite Solution Provider Program. Launched in 2002, the industry's leading cloud channel partner program provides hundreds of channel partners with a cloud solution to offer prospective customers and grow their businesses as well as industry-leading margins. 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 capitalise 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. For more information about the NetSuite Solution Provider Program, please visit /portal/au/partners.shtml.
Ciber UK is part of Ciber Inc., a global IT consulting company with about 6,500 consultants in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, and approximately $1 billion in annual business. Client-focused and results-driven, Ciber partners with organisations to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business value. Founded in 1974, the company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CBR). For more information, visit www.Ciber.com.
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 organisations 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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