NetSuite Helps Premium Case Maker Grow 583% While Cutting Costs by $100,000 Yearly

Sena Cases


Sena Cases


Irvine, Calif.



Applications Replaced

QuickBooks, proprietary software



"With NetSuite, we can now commit to on-time wholesale product deliveries to Apple's regional hubs; respond to queries quickly and accurately, without risking stock run-outs because of faulty information." Sena Cases

Customer Success

  • The Sena Cases (MEST) improved business efficiency by 50% since implementing NetSuite in 2012.
  • NetSuite's integrated business solution gives MEST a complete platform to handle student and employee records, financials, transactions and marketing.
  • The cloud-based system enables real-time visibility in MEST financials and operations by its founder, the Meltwater Group, a NetSuite partner and vendor of online intelligence solutions with 20,000 customers and 27 offices around the world.
  •'s donation and the greater efficiency realised by its solutions enable MEST to route limited resources into its two-year educational program and software startup incubator.
  • With NetSuite, MEST is further building on its success of educating 125 young developers since 2008 and investing more than $1.5 million in 14 startups, including Saya, Retail Tower and Dropifi.
  • Many MEST incubator startups are now using NetSuite through the donation program to manage their accounting, CRM and sales force automation.
  • Time required for annual auditing was reduced from more than a month with a half-dozen auditors to just several hours with NetSuite.
  • Better visibility into expenses enables MEST to make informed, cost-saving decisions on cafeteria operations, diesel fuel and other operational outlays.


  • Limited business software prevented this maker of premium leather cases from taking advantage of the exploding market for iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices.
  • Lack of integration and visibility among ecommerce, accounting, customer service, and inventory management severely hampered business performance.
  • Lack of process integration and real-time inventory visibility prevented Sena Cases from making wholesale commitments to big-box retailers such as Apple.
  • Upgrading existing server-based software would have been expensive, and would still fall short of providing full process integration.


  • The corporate citizenship program and unified cloud business solution were ideal and met MEST's need for low-cost, high-performance business software.
  • also supplied free and discounted software to many of the 14 MEST-based incubator startups, giving these organisations a scalable platform for success.
  • In concert with the school's use of NetSuite, the Meltwater Group has also implemented NetSuite in many areas of its global business.

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