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NetSuite honors top partners at SuiteWorld 2016

Alliances, Solution Providers and Developers Recognised for Helping NetSuite Customers Achieve Their Business Vision

SAN MATEO, Calif.—May 19, 2016—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced the recipients of the NetSuite Partner Awards honored at the SuiteWorld 2016 conference in San Jose, Calif., the #1 cloud ERP conference. NetSuite's extensive network of partners, developers and integrators is vital to helping the approximately 30,000 companies and subsidiaries that run their business on NetSuite to realise their vision.

The SuiteWorld award winners for 2016 include:
Global Alliance of the Year – Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Deloitte Digital is a leader in cloud ERP services for large enterprises providing services ranging from deep system integrations to process design and change management. NetSuite has a strategic alliance with Deloitte Digital's Cloud ERP practice. Deloitte has helped NetSuite position its products and services for enterprise adoption and has led large and complex implementations.

Regional Alliance of the Year, Americas – Connor Group
Connor Group is a leading advisory firm, teaming with financial executives to achieve their most complex financial and operational goals. It works closely with NetSuite in helping growing and public clients complete successful NetSuite implementations and fully leverage NetSuite's broad capabilities. More than 50 percent of its 450 clients operate on NetSuite. The group's approach focuses on financial and business outcomes and contemplates end-to-end process requirements and best practices. The Connor Group team is composed of highly expert Big 4 alumni and industry executives, who bring practical and hands on experiences to engagements.

Regional Alliance of the Year, International – RSM UK
RSM UK is a certified NetSuite Systems Integrator focused on helping high-growth businesses obtain the benefits from NetSuite's cloud ERP platform. RSM combines excellence in NetSuite ERP and cloud-to-cloud integration with market-leading financial accounting and business process improvement expertise to help clients across all sectors realise their growth ambitions. In 2016 and beyond RSM UK plans to continue to invest in new ways to effectively implement and extend NetSuite across industry verticals.

Worldwide Solution Provider of the Year – RSM US LLP
A leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, RSM US LLP is being recognised for the fourth year in a row as one of NetSuite's largest and most successful partners. RSM continues to make significant investments in its professional services and sales teams to support a rapidly growing NetSuite technology practice. In 2016 and beyond, the company plans to continue to invest in a number of areas including new ways of delivering NetSuite to customers and vertical industry practices.

APJ Solution Provider of the Year – Fronde
Fronde is a technology industry leader with 24 years of experience, 200+ people and offices across Asia Pacific. As one of the most influential NetSuite partners in the region, Fronde has over eight years' experience and more than 40 people dedicated to providing excellent NetSuite-based solutions. Responsible for liberating hundreds of organisations from their traditional IT constraints, Fronde is leading the way in cloud computing adoption with NetSuite through its business-based approach to technology solutions.

EMEA Solution Provider of the Year – First Hosted (FHL)
First Hosted (FHL) is an established UK partner entering its 10th year with NetSuite. It has successfully delivered cloud solutions to over 100 organisations across all sectors, including ecommerce, omnichannel and with a niche specialization in the wine industry. It has created a range of SuiteApps and integrations that greatly extends and increases NetSuite functionality. Customers include the well-known British brands Mr. Fothergills and UK Flooring Direct. This is the fifth Partner of the Year award for FHL in EMEA.

SuiteCommerce Partner of the Year – Explore Consulting
Explore Consulting has been a NetSuite partner for 15 years and is the winner of 25 NetSuite awards, including the Americas Solution Provider Partner of the Year in 2014 and 2011. The Bellevue, Wash.-based company has delivered NetSuite implementations and customizations to more than 1,000 customers. As an authorized NetSuite Commerce Agency Partner, Explore Consulting offers design, implementation, custom integration and digital marketing services for SuiteCommerce customers. Explore's award-winning team of experienced NetSuite professionals includes NetSuite Certified ERP Consultants and NetSuite Certified SuiteCloud Developers. In 2014, Explore became an authorized Commerce Agency Partner. Explore combines its knowledge and experience with implementing NetSuite's back-office and front-end commerce solutions to deliver a unified, commerce platform that enables merchants to provide unique and engaging customer experiences.

SuiteCloud Partner of the Year – Ultimate Software
Ultimate Software is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 25 million people records in the cloud. Ultimate's award-winning UltiPro software delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. By connecting UltiPro's rich HR, talent and payroll capabilities to NetSuite's suite of ERP applications, Ultimate and NetSuite offer businesses the ability to manage their entire spectrum of business technology needs through two of the most trusted cloud vendors in the world—without requiring point solutions for different business applications. In 2016, FORTUNE ranked Ultimate #1 on its list of the 10 Best Large Workplaces in Technology. Ultimate has approximately 3,200 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin' Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball, Pep Boys, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America.

SuiteApp of the Year – iCharts
iCharts for NetSuite, a native solution built entirely on the SuiteCloud platform, is a collaborative visual reporting solution that allows companies to visualise their data within the context of their business processes. With iCharts, NetSuite users can visualise their data right within their NetSuite dashboards without having to export them to spreadsheets or external BI systems.

SuiteCloud New Partner of the Year – Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE offers a solution which allows companies of all sizes to dramatically improve their tax-related processes.  By integrating with NetSuite through the leading-edge SuiteTax API, ONESOURCE transforms how customers determine, calculate and record sales and use tax and VAT.  The patented ONESOURCE tax engine intelligently delivers billions of real-time tax decisions, drawing from more than 16,000 tax authorities globally, right inside the NetSuite platform thereby allowing customers to focus on business rather than compliance and regulation. Thomson Reuter's ONESOURCE Indirect Tax is an example of the momentum of the SuiteCloud Platform to build purpose built APIs that allow third party ISVs to build deep integrations to NetSuite and provide NetSuite customer with best of breed solutions.

SuiteCloud Innovator of the Year – Hein and Associate, Barrel ERP
Barrel ERP, developed by Hein and Associates, is the first truly cloud-based solution developed specifically for the craft beverage industry.  Built entirely on the NetSuite SuiteCloud platform, it's a comprehensive solution, that leverages ERP, CRM, HCM, MRP, and ecommerce. Barrel ERP manages all facets of a craft beverage manufacturing business, including sales, demand planning, order management, procurement, supply chain management, production, scheduling, quality control, logistics, invoicing, ecommerce, payroll and all accounting.  The only cloud-based single platform solution for built specifically for craft beverage manufacturers, Barrel ERP is available in three editions: Brewery Edition, Winery Edition and Distillery Edition.

Today, more than 30,000 companies and subsidiaries depend on NetSuite to run complex, mission-critical business processes globally in the cloud. Since its inception in 1998, NetSuite has established itself as the leading provider of cloud-based financials/enterprise resource planning (ERP) and omnichannel commerce software applications for businesses of all sizes. Many FORTUNE 100 companies rely on NetSuite to accelerate innovation and business transformation. NetSuite continues its success in delivering the best cloud business management software to businesses around the world, enabling them to lower IT costs significantly while increasing productivity, as the global adoption of the cloud accelerates.

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