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NetSuite Had a Sweet IPO. Now What?
The end of 2007, at least in the space that I cover, has certainly been

ipo datasul  Euronext markets. The company's IPO is to position it for the next phase of its growth, providing the means to invest in further product development, sales and marketing, and partner development activities. To celebrate the special occasion, NetSuite's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Zach Nelson rang the day's opening bell, joined by NetSuite Founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chairman of the Board, Evan Goldberg, and NetSuite chief financial officer (CFO) Jim McGeever. The IPO, which turned

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TOTVS Protheus ERP Is Now TEC Certified


The most recently certified enterprise resource planning (ERP) software product by TEC analysts is offered by the Brazilian company TOTVS and is called Protheus. Although the vendor is not very well known in the North American and European markets, it is extremely well represented in the corporate solutions market of Latin America, particularly in Brazil, where the vendor holds nearly 50% of the

ipo datasul  an initial public offering (IPO). Since then, the company started growing exponentially, demonstrating incredible and stable growth rates every year, from at least 12% to more 25% annually, even during several economic downturns. During this time, TOTVS made a number of acquisitions: the Brazilian company Logocenter, RM Sistemas, Midbyte e BCS, and some others, and most recently, Datasul. Shortly after its inception, the company implemented a franchising model of product sales. In fact, though TOTVS has Read More

Red Hat Heads for the Cloud with OpenShift


It would be an understatement to say that Red Hat is an interesting enterprise software company. Since its founding in 1994 and initial public offering (IPO) in 1999, the vendor has focused on businesses and divisions thereof that embrace open-source computing tools. In 2001, Red Hat introduced Enterprise Linux, a “frozen” mature version of Linux whose support and maintenance the vendor could

ipo datasul  and initial public offering (IPO) in 1999, the vendor has focused on businesses and divisions thereof that embrace open-source computing tools. In 2001, Red Hat introduced Enterprise Linux, a “frozen” mature version of Linux whose support and maintenance the vendor could guarantee (for a fee) until the next mature version would be officially released (say, a few years later). This approach shields users from the potential disruptions of continual enhancements that the open-source community keeps Read More

What Small Businesses Need to Know in Today’s Regulatory Environment


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ipo datasul  Any company planning an IPO in the future will be subject to the regulations and implementing SOX can significantly delay the offering. In fact, a company with significant internal control issues might very well miss an IPO window. A company hoping to be acquired by a public company might find that they are a significantly more attractive target if they have addressed their SOX issue in advance. Any company raising equity capital from outside professional investors, including venture capitalists and Read More

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Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Lawson has yet to show that its strategy and technology can "travel abroad," especially to Europe where it needs to put down some deep roots if it is to fulfill its global ambitions. A measly portion of its total revenues comes from sales outside of the US-a proportion that has been static for the past several years. On the other hand, it may point out how successful the company has become in the US in the past decade. What is puzzling is why that success has remained local.

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of September 3, 2012


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SynQuest Posts Mixed Results


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An ASP With Healthy Vitals


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Expedia Relaxes Registration Requirement


The Microsoft Network's travel site Expedia has dropped a requirement that surfers register before being allowed to browse the site. Expedia is not ahead of the curve in finding the right point to place registration, but others will follow its lead.

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ipo datasul  Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 1 The  software as a service (SaaS)  model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, quite outperforming its on-premise counterpart in this tough economic environment. Consider customer relationship management (CRM) , transportation management, talent management, payroll processing, travel and expense (T&E) management, strategic sourcing and procurement, and many other point (or departmental) solutions in Read More

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Palm IPO: 3Com’s morning after, or “Do you know the way to San Jose?”


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