NetSuite, a provider of on-demand CRM, accounting, e-commerce and ERP software, announced today that a number of Microsoft resellers have become part of the NetSuite channel.
According to NetSuite, the new reseller program offers discounts on internal system usage, free training and higher margins for qualified Microsoft resellers who want to add an on-demand offering.
NetSuite points to research that identifies software as a service (SaaS)as the fastest-growing segment of the business application market. JMP Securities estimates the on- demand application software market will grow from $1.6 billion in 2004 to $5.1 billion in 2009.
NetSuite claims that it is the only major on-demand service provider to enable resellers and integrators to build a business around next-generation SaaS offerings. NetSuite said that qualified Microsoft resellers receive the following:
- 35 percent margin
- 50 percent discount on NetSuite for internal use
- Free sales training for up to five people