Danielle Tarp

Oracle NetSuite Corporate Communications

NetSuite Solution Provider Program receives 5-Star rating – Again

Leading Channel Authority CRN Recognizes Industry's Leading Cloud Partner Program as One of the Most Successful Vendor Partner Programs

SAN MATEO, Calif.—March 26, 2012—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, today announced that the NetSuite Solution Provider Program has been awarded a 5-Star rating for the second consecutive year and named to CRN's 2012 Partner Programs Guide for recognizing NetSuite's investments in providing an elite partner program with a wealth of best-in-class training, marketing, education and support.

Led by NetSuite Channel VP Craig West, who was recently named the #1 Next Gen Channel Chief by CRN, the NetSuite Solution Provider Program has broken new ground in helping channel partners transform their channel businesses, showing them the way to new and profitable cloud business revenues with NetSuite's cloud business management suites.

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.

"Consecutive Five-Star ratings for our Solution Provider program is clear validation of NetSuite's dedication to providing its partners the leading support, enablement and education they need to be successful doing business in the cloud," said Craig West, NetSuite VP of Channel Sales. "NetSuite's superior cloud-based business management suite married with the award winning partner program makes for an unparalleled partnership ecosystem."

In building the list, UBM Channel Research developed a methodology in which vendors are assessed on information provided in their completed applications. The objective criteria takes into account each vendor's investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.

The 2012 CRN Partner Program Guide and CRN 5-Star Rating is the definitive listing of manufacturers and software publishers that service solution providers or provide products to the IT Channel. The 2012 Partner Programs Guide and 5-Star Partners listing are featured on and in the March 2012 issue of CRN.

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