NetSuite

Larry Ellison, Oracle Openworld 2019

Oracle president Larry Ellison say he is expecting “tremendous growth” in the company’s cloud application business, as large enterprises move more of their systems to the cloud. Speaking at the company’s OpenWorld conference in San Francisco last week, Ellison said Oracle has 31,000 cloud application customers up from 7,000 in

Technology is becoming a competitive advantage for franchisors and a motivating factor for existing business owners to convert to a franchise model. And with the right platform in place, franchisees can finally take a holiday. That’s the view of Poolwerx CEO John O’Brien, a former chair of the World Franchise

Change is hard. Inside corporate structures, with deeply ingrained practices, it’s often safer to simply follow the rules. But in times when business models are rapidly being re-invented and the average lifespan of a the S&P 500 continues to shorten, failure to effectively change people and processes could lead to

NetSuite is more closely integrating Bronto into its products and sales activity, but executives say there is more opportunity to more closely align the commerce marketing platform with its suite of business management software. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter NetSuite acquired Bronto for $200 million in 2015 to

Oracle says it will continue to make significant investments in NetSuite to take advantage of more businesses running their back office operations on cloud-based software. The software giant acquired NetSuite for $US9.3 billion in 2016 and has left the company to operate as a separate business unit which is able

Dell Boomi wants its integration platform to work more quickly and intelligently, reducing the time it takes IT teams to get through their to-do lists. The integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaas) provider’s platform plays an important role in digital transformation projects, connecting software applications and unifying data. It now wants to make that

Aēsop Singapore

Melbourne-based retailer Aēsop has embarked on a rapid global expansion plan, adding four new markets and 50 new stores a year. “The number of countries we operate in is disproportionate to the size of the company that we are,” says Troy Smith, global head of information technology at Aēsop. Sign

Before Oracle bought NetSuite in 2016 for $9.3 billion, NetSuite had completed its own big acquisition, buying commerce marketing platform Bronto for $200 million in 2015. While Oracle and NetSuite are “still in the honeymoon phase,” Oracle’s relationship status with Bronto is a little more complicated. That’s because NetSuite and

SuiteWorld Mark Hurd and Jim McGeever

The shift to the cloud as an “irresistible force” and that will accelerate over the next decade. That’s the view of Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. “Over the next decade the bulk of workloads that are in companies today are going to be in the cloud,” Hurd said during a Q&A

Jim McGeever, SuiteWorld, NetSuite

From a standing start, China is expected to become NetSuite’s second largest market, behind only the US, by next year. The company is benefiting from the scale-advantages of deeper integration inside Oracle. China is currently NetSuite’s fourth largest market, a remarkable feat considering a few years ago the company didn’t