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Breathing Open Air at NetSuite
It has been almost two years since NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) went public and my analysis of that blockbuster initial public offering (IPO) event. Needless to

netsuite alternative  the debate about whether NetSuite is indeed a viable alternative for larger on-premise suites.  Paul Greenberg  and  Vinnie Mirchandani have somewhat favorable views  towards NetSuite’s “peaceful coexistence” strategy, while  Frank Scavo  and  Dennis Howlett have expressed some doubts and skepticism . Sure, both NetSuite and its foes can tout successes in stealing each other’s customers (and point to some customers’ unhappiness and departures on the other side), but the fact remains

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