How NetSuite and Microsoft’s Partnership Can Benefit Your Business

It was recently announced that NetSuite, the cloud-based business management software company, has joined forces with technology trailblazer Microsoft. This huge news was revealed by NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson at this year’s SuiteWorld 2015 conference in San Jose. This partnership will be huge for businesses that employ NetSuite as their ERP platform and Office 365 as their productivity suite.
netsuite-logo-600x180msFor those unfamiliar with the cloud computing software, NetSuite is a comprehensive and customizable online business management suite that covers many facets of a business such as CRM, accounting, supply chain and eCommerce. The NetSuite system provides a complete management solution for professional services, wholesale distribution and many other industries. Microsoft Office 365 is a revolutionary cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) system designed to fit organizations of all sizes and types. Office 365 delivers simple and secure access to email, calendars, documents and web conferencing on a monthly subscription basis.

What are the advantages of an alliance between NetSuite and Microsoft? There are some great benefits to businesses who leverage this new partnership. Here are three that we want to highlight.

Three Advantages for the NetSuite and Microsoft Alliance

  1. Single Sign-On with Active Directory – Securely sign on one time across mobile, web and desktop, with the ability to search across applications. All with reduced security risks and protection against threats.
  2. Tight Integration between NetSuite and Office 365 – Both programs will work effortlessly together to maximize productivity. Especially efficient with Outlook, SharePoint and Power BI.
  3. Azure Cloud-Computing Platform – NetSuite will move from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft’s new Azure cloud-computing platform, thus adding more connectivity and efficiency to the mix. There is more to come on how NetSuite capitalizes on this.

Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella, made a video appearance to comment on the collaboration and stated, “Our strategic cloud partnership will connect NetSuite’s cloud ERP to Microsoft’s Office and Azure platforms, opening the doors to front and back offices. The integration between NetSuite and Office 365 will bring together ERP and productivity in the cloud to transform how people work.”

This was a brilliant move for NetSuite and Microsoft as a lot of companies will now align their resources to use these cloud-based programs together. When systems work together, it saves users time and money. Do you think your business can benefit from these services? Contact BCG Systems to discuss how the cloud can work for your business. Trust us, we’re a certified Microsoft Partner and NetSuite Consultant.

by BCG Systems

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