With the Netsuite, small businesses can manage their operations online like ecommerce to managing inventories, order fulfillment, customer relationships.
If you see similarities with Salesforce offerings, yes you are right and the Netsuite competes with the Salesforce. But it caters to companies with fewer than 1000 users.
The Netsuite stand to gain a lot from the relation ship with HP and it's 15000 strong value added resellers in the HP chnnel in the United States.
"This collaboration with HP will accelerate our penetration of the SMB market worldwide and demonstrate that the channel can play a major role in delivering cloud computing solutions," said Zach Nelson, chief executive officer, NetSuite.
You will find the official press release here.