The ‘last mile’ in education and training

The concept of the last mile (the final leg of the connection to each home) originated in telecom, but is now a focus for supply chain management and e-commerce. In telecom and other utilities, the co

The 11 biggest tech acquisitions of 2016

Unlike IPOs, 2016 was pretty active for tech M&A. The year resulted in $612.9 billion in global tech deals, according to Dealogic, which made it the second best year for acquisitions. It nearly ke

Oracle takes the cloud revenue fast track with $9.3 billion Netsuite deal

When Oracle bought NetSuite yesterday for a cool $9.3 billion in cash, it let the world know it was now totally serious about growing cloud computing revenue. That wasn’t always the case. In t

Oracle buys enterprise cloud services company NetSuite for $9.3B

Oracle will acquire NetSuite for about $9.3 billion, or $109 per share in an all-cash deal, the companies announced Thursday. Both Oracle and NetSuite’s cloud service offerings aimed at enterpr

On-The-Go Freelancers Get A Business Management Tool With PocketSuite

Calling all photographers; dog trainers and dog walkers; handymen; hair stylists and makeup artists, plumbers and pool boys. Your on-the-go businesses now have access to the same type of management so

Hey, Big Enterprise Giants – Keep Looking Over Your Shoulder – A New Reality Fast Approaches

I had a briefing yesterday with <a target="_blank" href="">BizSlate,</a> a SaaS player that is launching its beta today to help all those small businesses growing so fast that Quick

NetSuite Is Pushing into Enterprise Software, Lands Groupon as Marquee Customer

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NetSuite Launches iPhone App To Access Business Software On The Go

<img src="" width="117" height="200" /> <a href="">NetSuite,</a> a company that provides c

NetSuite Announces Chrome Compatibility

<img src="" alt="NetSuite" class="shot2" /> <a href="">NetSuite</a>, a company that touts itself as a provider of solution

NetSuite Buys OpenAir For $26 million

NetSuite added to its online CRM and accounting applications today by acquiring OpenAir for $26 million, including the assumption of $5 million of restricted stock that will continue to vest through 2

NetSuite – All Grown Up, Worth Over $1 Billion

So NetSuite’s IPO process is basically complete. They priced the stock today at $26, and barring any major market disruptions the company will begin trading Thursday morning under the symbol &#8

NetSuite Just Filed To Go Public

Here’s a story that we’ve been tracking since last year – Salesforce and SAP competitor NetSuite just filed its S1 registration statement with the SEC, the first formal step in the I

NetSuite's Going Public, Looking for $1 Billion Valuation

NetSuite, the fraternal twin of SalesForce (both companies CEOs came out of Oracle and have similar business models), is preparing to go public next year based on 2006 revenues of about $70 million. T