Fujitsu First System Integrator to Resell Cloud Computing ERP Suite in Japan

SAN MATEO, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan (August 05, 2009) – NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), a leading vendor of cloud computing business software suites, today announced that it has partnered with Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) and Fujitsu Business Systems Ltd. ( to distribute, resell, and support NetSuite in Japan, enabling Japanese companies to run the core aspects of their businesses in the cloud. NetSuite Release J is Japan’s first and only fully-localized, Software as a Service (SaaS) business management suite available to Japanese businesses to date.

Partnering with NetSuite gives Fujitsu an immediate presence in the rapidly expanding cloud computing industry as well as a formidable cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) offering for small to mid-sized enterprises. Fujitsu’s internal experts will specialize in promoting NetSuite to mid-market manufacturing companies, while Fujitsu Business Systems Ltd. (FJB) and its external partners focus on targeting SMEs in the industry-specific verticals such as services, wholesale and distribution.

NetSuite, Fujitsu and FJB have designed an aggressive and comprehensive strategy to expand the reach of NetSuite Release J. The plan calls for 500 new customers within three years. Customers and interested parties can learn more about the partnership, and the joint plans to make NetSuite Release J Japan’s leading ERP solution, at an upcoming executive round table for marketing and development. Details of the event will be made available soon.

NetSuite Release J is the first and only cloud computing ERP suite and provides full support for Japanese accounting requirements, including Tegata (promissory note) payments, J-GAAP compliant financial statements, and full Consumption Tax configuration capabilities. When used as a part of NetSuite OneWorld, NetSuite Release J is the first Japanese product to offer cloud-based multinational, multi-company consolidation. Since its launch in December 2008, NetSuite Release J has gained market traction in Japan. The partnership with Fujitsu and FJB makes NetSuite the top SaaS ERP suite choice in the Japanese market.

“We are pleased and honored that Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Business Systems ha ve elected to offer NetSuite,” said Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite. “Fujitsu and FJB’s extensive experience and strong reputation will be instrumental in expanding the growth of SaaS in Japan, and NetSuite’s stable and extensible enterprise platform will enable FJB’s expert integrators and developers to create new, innovative solutions for their customers.”

“Fujitsu is confident that the alliance between NetSuite and Fujitsu Group creates a new leader in the Japanese SaaS ERP market, powered by NetSuite Release J,” said Taro Mizuno, President of Manufacturing and Distribution Solution Unit at Fujitsu Limited. “Together, we can deliver valuable and effective cloud computing software solutions to small and mid-sized enterprises, enabling them to realize cost-savings, productivity gains and speed-to-implementation benefits.”

“FJB is convinced that NetSuite Release J has tremendous potential in the small and mid-sized enterprise market, and we look forward to being an active and aggressive partner,” said Shoji Tamura, Vice President of Fujitsu Business Systems Ltd. “Our years of knowledge and experience, combined with NetSuite’s established global success, will broaden the reach of cloud-based services and create a leader in the Japanese SaaS revolution.”

Source: NetSuite