IPO Watch: NetSuite Files S-1

NetSuite officially filed its S-1 today. The SaaS suite vendor delivered solid revenues of 67.2M in 2006 and is projected to clear over $100M in 2007. Some key facts about the IPO: – Going public using the auction method Google used– Ellison owns 61.1% and his trusts hold 13% from his $100M investment in 1998– […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on July 2, 2007


Apps Strategy: Applistructures Key to Custom Development Come Back

While organizations expect their packaged applications to deliver 90% of the functional requirements, most are lucky to achieve 65%. The gap has traditionally been filled by custom development. Customizations often meant expensive upgrade processes, integration challenges, and testing complexity. However, robust and maturing applistructure platforms (i.e. middleware, SaaS, etc.) and a software vendor’s inability to […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on June 25, 2007