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
model has become and what might be in the store for 2008 . Still, it remains to be seen how much this future visibility will help NetSuite overshadow its abovementioned nemesis with more mind and market share. Indeed, so far, virtually any aspiring player in the on-demand/SaaS sector has looked pale in comparison with Salesforce.com (in terms of the current install base, number of subscribes, revenue, global coverage, brand recognition, etc.), no matter what technical achievements the aspiring company