SOURCE: SilkRoad


May 15, 2013 13:00 ET

SilkRoad Announces Life Suite® SuiteApp for NetSuite's SuiteCloud Computing Platform

New SuiteApp Provides Innovative Social Talent Management

SAN JOSE, CA and CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - NETSUITE SUITEWORLD 2013 -- SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management software, today announced the Life Suite® SuiteApp, built using NetSuite's SuiteCloud Computing Platform. The new SuiteApp extends NetSuite's (NYSE: N) capabilities with a talent management system that powers businesses of every size with an end-to-end cloud ERP and social talent management software solution that manages employee and workplace information while driving employee engagement, including talent acquisition, talent development, and HRMS.

NetSuite's SuiteCloud is a comprehensive offering of cloud-based products, development tools, and services designed to help customers and commercial software developers take advantage of the significant economic benefits of cloud computing. SuiteCloud Developer Tools provide a comprehensive cloud customization environment, whether you're extending NetSuite to fit your business needs or developing completely new applications. SuiteCloud Developer Tools include workflow management, scripting, analytics, web services and more.

"SilkRoad and NetSuite have a shared philosophy of building accessible configure-and-go technologies to address a serious mid-market need for cohesive and affordable cloud-based solutions," said Flip Filipowski, Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer at SilkRoad. "We've integrated two industry-leading solutions into a seamless, innovative platform to foster employee engagement and drive business agility."

Working with NetSuite
Customers using NetSuite's ERP and payroll systems can now easily access a complete talent management solution that includes talent acquisition, talent development and core HR, which serves as a self-service system of record for employees, making the entire human capital management process more efficient and seamless. The two systems integrate with minimal IT configuration, bringing to market a solution for maintaining secure, up-to-date employee data within NetSuite. 

The Life Suite® SuiteApp for NetSuite allows companies of all sizes to benefit from this innovative, cloud-based solution by:

  • Supporting virtually all employee and business needs from a single, integrated suite
  • Connecting, engaging, and growing employees' skills in surprising ways to unleash innovation and drive competitive advantage
  • Empowering people and rapidly boosting sustainable business performance

"With this new integration between SilkRoad and NetSuite, our customers can easily access talent management and HR capabilities from within the core ERP solution, to efficiently manage and recruit employees and drive global growth," said Zach Nelson, NetSuite CEO.

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About SuiteCloud
NetSuite's SuiteCloud is a comprehensive offering of cloud-based products, development tools and services designed to help customers and commercial software developers take advantage of the significant economic benefits of cloud computing. Based on NetSuite, the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, SuiteCloud enables customers to run their core business operations in the cloud, and software developers to target new markets quickly with newly-created mission-critical applications built on top of mature and proven business processes. The complete SuiteCloud offering includes NetSuite's multi-tenant, always-on SaaS infrastructure; the NetSuite Business Suite of applications (Accounting/ERP, CRM and Ecommerce); and the NS-BOS Development Platform.

The SuiteCloud Developer Network (SDN) is a comprehensive developer program for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) who build apps for SuiteCloud. All available SuiteApps are listed on, a single-source online marketplace where NetSuite customers can find applications to meet specific business process or industry-specific needs. For more information on SuiteCloud and the SDN program, please visit:

About SilkRoad
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of end-to-end HR solutions that enable customers to find, attract, develop, and retain the best talent. The award-winning SilkRoad® Life Suite® solution set includes Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Talent Portal, and HRMS solutions that are easy to deploy, easy to use, and affordable. Powered by social, mobile, analytic, and cloud technology, it's everything you need in one platform to engage your people and rapidly boost business performance. Visit, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-312-574-3700.

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