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Infor Delivers CloudSuite Business, Takes Aim at NetSuite
At Inforum 2014, Infor announced Infor CloudSuite Business, a cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform that provides back office management via

infor business cloud  2014 , Infor announced Infor CloudSuite Business , a cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform that provides back office management via capabilities such as financials, reporting, human resources (HR), supply chain management (SCM), project, sales, and more (see Figure 1 below). Built on Infor’s cloud platform , available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) , this new cloud solution offers a global enterprise-wide management suite for midsize companies. This horizontal cloud solution for small- to

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