CMC NewsByte: NetSuite goes global with five new language versions

28 Oct 2005:
NetSuite goes global with five new language versions

NetSuite has unveiled a set of translation and multi-language capabilities to accommodate the needs of businesses with employees and customers in multiple countries. Languages available in this release are Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German and French with Simplified Chinese to be available before the end of the year. As importantly, NetSuite introduced a new, flexible tax engine and corresponding financial reporting capabilities to allow businesses to configure NetSuite applications for local and international financial reporting standards (IFRS), as well as unique local tax requirements, for compliance in any country.

Craig Sullivan, director of international products at NetSuite, said: “With these new capabilities, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) now have a cost-effective means of growing their business internationally on the NetSuite platform, ensuring they have clear, real-time visibility of the company’s activities worldwide from wherever they may be. This latest extension of our unique ‘One System, No Limits’ philosophy allows businesses of all sizes to adopt NetSuite as their primary business management system secure in the knowledge that it can support their ambitions for global leadership now or in the future.”

18 Oct 2005:
Soffront adds new product to its CRM software suite

Soffront Software, a leading provider of enterprise and hosted CRM Software in the mid-market, has announced that it now offers a Seminar and Event Management module as part of its CRM suite. This new module improves a company’s ability to plan, execute, and measure the effectiveness of seminars and events. It enables a company to easily complete the following activities: invite attendees by email (and direct mail), provide a portal for attendees to register, produce registration lists and names tags, and track purchases, facilities, presenters, and post-event surveys.

"This new seminar and event module shows our commitment to extend CRM to all customer-facing operations," says Manu Das, President of Soffront. "It is one more way we bring more value and productivity to our customers."

14 Oct 2005:
Higher education institutions implement NetSuite for CRM

NetSuite, the leader in on-demand business management software for growing organisations, today announced that both the Wharton School and a statewide college access programme led by the 16-campus University of North Carolina (UNC) have implemented NetSuite for CRM to better manage their respective programmes. The Wharton School MBA Programme for Executives is using NetSuite CRM+ to manage its recruitment and application process. Similarly, the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) Resource Center - administered by the UNC Office of the President - has implemented NetSuite’s CRM functionality to better coordinate college planning services to students, parents and educators. Further, NetSuite’s NetFlex platform allows NetSuite CRM functionality to be tailored to meet the unique needs of these universities.

CFNC chose NetSuite for three principle reasons. First, to gain more robust functionality than they had with their previous, disparate CRM applications, which included a Goldmine database that resided on a campus server; second, to allow all team members who are dispersed throughout the state to access essential information from any location in real-time; and third, to save the money and time they would have spent on maintenance, upkeep and security issues associated with a more expensive server-based solution.

Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite, said: "The success we’ve had in helping Wharton and the University of North Carolina are examples of how NetSuite’s CRM functionality is flexible and powerful enough to serve industries such as higher education. We are extremely happy to help each of these schools further their efforts of achieving excellence in education."

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