The end of 2007, at least in the space that I cover, has certainly been "the most wonderful time of the year" for one vendor - NetSuite. True, prior to that, Deltek had a decent initial public offering (IPO) , and possibly even more important, a stellar Q3 2007 quarterly report thereafter.
However, on December 20, 2007 NetSuite Inc., a vendor of on-demand, integrated business management
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industries . NetSuite currently generates about 20 percent of revenues through the channel. In fact, SuiteFlex is more of a configuration platform than a development platform, since it does not grant third parties the right to alter the underlying logic (source code) of the applications, but to rather build atop it. Again, NetSuite points out that Salesforce.com’s core product is a best-of-breed CRM application, and to be integrated into transactional systems it requires the kind of code-level