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Waking Up to a “New Day” at Infor
Moving away from the relentless acquisitions of the past, Infor is waking up to a brand new day, marked by innovative product development that will change the

infor partner network  via the reinvigorated channel, Infor Partner Network ( IPN , see the related blog post ), which saw many new deals for SyteLine, SunSystems, and VISUAL. Infor ERP LN continues to lead in terms of existing install base and also does well with new license revenues, albeit outside the United States (where negative sentiments dating back to 15 years ago [and former Baan Company ’s wrongdoings] still linger).   Getting Cozy with salesforce.com While Microsoft and IBM remain solid technology partners for

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The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Infor Gains Financials Elite Club Status


What’s new at Infor? Besides the blockbuster acquisitions of late, the leading provider of business applications has continued to release innovative products. Among these are Infor FMS SunSystems Enterprise, a global financial management system. TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at the product’s development, key features and functions, and major markets served, and gets under the hood with Infor’s product experts.

infor partner network  channel with a new Infor Partner Network ( IPN ) program. We are working on additional partner recruitment to cover additional functional “white spaces” and strengthen the coverage in other regions. TEC: What is your technology environment, and are all the products on the same platform? Has the product been “ION-ized” and “Infor24-ized”? Infor: As said earlier, Infor FMS SunSystems Enterprise is an evolution of the SunSystems product line. An amalgam of technologies is employed for different Read More

A Partner-friendly Platform Provider Discusses Market Trends


A background of Progress Software notes the vendor’s product line-up, and some of the benefits companies find by using Progress platforms and infrastructure products. The vendor’s recent growth is also detailed, as well as its relationships with partners.

infor partner network  Datasul , QAD , Infor , Epicor Software , Consona , and proALPHA . While it is certainly possible to see how all of the above might benefit Progress Software’s partners, the question is how will this approach to partners benefit Progress’s direct end-users and the partners’ end-users. The answer is that by fostering an ecosystem of partners that typically cater to the mid-market and small enterprises, Progress has created an ecosystem of applications that are designed for and “fit” the needs of Read More

Infor ION-izes its Open SOA Strategy - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series started by analyzing a certain change of the guard and a related product strategy shift at Infor. Two late June 2010 news announcements, which were entitled “Infor Simplifies Connectivity and Data Sharing with Infor ION(tm)” and “Infor Selects Microsoft as Preferred Technology and Tools Provider for Infor Software," were then demystified in an

infor partner network  at this stage, since Infor just announced its cloud strategy branded Infor24 Cloud Initiative at Microsoft’s Worlwide Partner Conference (WPC) on July 12. There was a  press release announcing Infor24 and the selection of Microsoft Azure as Infor’s preferred cloud platform , but this topic is worthy of another briefing with Infor and a separate article. Some May Still Beg to Differ I can certainly see the rationale and pragmatism in Infor leveraging Microsoft’s stack to unify the end-user Read More

Micro-verticals, Channels, and New Technologies for Infor Supply Chain


If you are evaluating supply chain solutions in 2014, Infor’s offerings are worth another look, particularly if you have not looked at how Infor is using its new technologies to enhance its supply chain offerings.

infor partner network  an enhancement of their Infor Partner Network , is indicative of the new commitment Infor is making to the channel. This should have particular implications in the supply chain arena. While this program presents an opportunity for Infor partners to develop new solutions, it also complements other efforts to add to Infor’s services partners. Any micro-vertical strategy requires the resources of an extended channel. Infor’s success depends, more than ever before, then, on the successful development and Read More

Infor Taps AWS to Deliver Vertical Cloud Suites


Infor announced Infor CloudSuite, its first group of industry-specific application suites available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure. Infor will leverage the AWS cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to allow customers to take advantage of Amazon's expertise and economies of scale.

infor partner network  2014 in San Francisco, Infor announced Infor CloudSuite , its first group of industry-specific application suites available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure. Infor CloudSuite provides modern look-and-feel software with deep industry functionality and a flexible subscription-based delivery model that reduces upfront IT expenditure.   Each industry suite within Infor CloudSuite is built by unifying multiple applications that historically were deployed independently to holistically Read More

DeltaValve Deploys Infor PLM Discrete


Infor today announced that DeltaValve has implemented Infor PLM Discrete, adding to DeltaValve's existing deployment of Infor SyteLine ERP system.  In the discrete product lifecycle management space (PLM) space, Infor is not necessarily a best-of-breed stand-alone solution. In fact, it's quite late to the pure-play PLM party (as opposed to the differentiating capabilities it offers in the

infor partner network  Deploys Infor PLM Discrete Infor today announced that DeltaValve has implemented Infor PLM Discrete, adding to DeltaValve's existing deployment of Infor SyteLine ERP system.  In the discrete product lifecycle management space (PLM) space, Infor is not necessarily a best-of-breed stand-alone solution. In fact, it's quite late to the pure-play PLM party (as opposed to the differentiating capabilities it offers in the process PLM space with Optiva PLM). Still, Infor has a great opportunity within Read More

Network Design: A Sole-source, Service-based Approach


Typically, useful network documentation requires a significant investment in time and effort. But because enterprise networks are in constant flux, many companies do not document their network on a regular basis. However, by adopting a sole source, service-based solution for network shapes and stencils, organizations can perform mission-critical documentation more regularly—in ways that are simpler, faster and more effective.

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Infor and Red Hat Collaborate to Deliver Infor LN on RHEL and JBoss Enterprise Middleware


If you still think open source software platforms can’t attract enterprise software solutions, well, think again. Infor is collaborating with Red Hat to deliver Infor’s ERP suite on both Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Middleware solutions. This will enable Infor, an organization with more than 70,000 customers, to expand its reach to Linux platform–based organizations and

infor partner network  Hat Collaborate to Deliver Infor LN on RHEL and JBoss Enterprise Middleware If you still think open source software platforms can’t attract enterprise software solutions, well, think again. Infor is collaborating with Red Hat to deliver Infor’s ERP suite on both Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Middleware solutions. This will enable Infor, an organization with more than 70,000 customers, to expand its reach to Linux platform–based organizations and at the same time enable Red Hat, one Read More

Infor Launches Biggest M3 Release in 10 Years


Infor has announced the availability of a new release of Infor M3. This release of M3 continues Infor’s focus on the vertical industries that it targets with the M3 solution. The release also has key improvements in core finance and inventory areas. In total, the latest version of M3 has more than 500 improvements tailored to specific vertical industry needs. Key industry needs addressed span

infor partner network  Release in 10 Years Infor has announced the availability of a new release of Infor M3. This release of M3 continues Infor’s focus on the vertical industries that it targets with the M3 solution. The release also has key improvements in core finance and inventory areas. In total, the latest version of M3 has more than 500 improvements tailored to specific vertical industry needs. Key industry needs addressed span the distribution, equipment, fashion, chemicals, and food and beverage sectors. This Read More

PTC Acquires Hosting Partner NetIDEAS


PTC has acquired its long-time partner NetIDEAS Inc., a provider of software hosting and technical consulting services specializing in the areas of product development and product lifecycle management (PLM). Headquartered in New Jersey, NetIDEAS has worked with PTC for over a decade to provide secure and reliable hosting PLM environments for many companies. Since 2000, NetIDEAS

infor partner network  Acquires Hosting Partner NetIDEAS PTC has acquired its long-time partner NetIDEAS Inc. , a provider of software hosting and technical consulting services specializing in the areas of product development and product lifecycle management (PLM). Headquartered in New Jersey, NetIDEAS has worked with PTC for over a decade to provide secure and reliable hosting PLM environments for many companies. Since 2000, NetIDEAS has served as PTC’s preferred hosting solution provider, offering PTC Windchill PLM Read More

Infor Releases Optiva 11 PLM


Perhaps unique in the industry, Infor has its own product lifecycle management (PLM) offerings for discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, and the fashion/apparel industry. Indisputably, its most competitive PLM offering is Infor Optiva for process industries such as food, specialty chemicals, and personal care products. Customers provide positive feedback on the product’s capabilities

infor partner network  unique in the industry, Infor has its own product lifecycle management (PLM) offerings for discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, and the fashion/apparel industry. Indisputably, its most competitive PLM offering is Infor Optiva for process industries such as food, specialty chemicals, and personal care products. Customers provide positive feedback on the product’s capabilities related to formula development, labeling, and regulatory compliance. Infor Optiva PLM enables process manufacturers to Read More

Ariba Network to Move to SAP HANA


In keeping with its strategy to move everything to the cloud—and to the in-memory SAP HANA platform—SAP recently announced plans to move the Ariba Network to HANA by the end of 2014.

infor partner network  ways and outline more informed strategies that advance their business goals.   With the Ariba Network on SAP HANA, one now has the co-location of transactional information, communication that supports those transactions, and the ability to quickly analyze and make decisions based upon that, all within one central location. The new capabilities, which can be added on an “opt-in” basis, will be previewed at the upcoming SAPPHIRENOW 2014 conference in June. (To hear Ariba’s Chris Haydon discuss the Read More

Saudi Arabian Network Security Provokes Local Considerations


Internet security in Saudi Arabia does not go overlooked. Are the Saudis being over zealous and paranoid, or are they practicing smart network security?

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Infor Adage


Infor ERP Adage provides an enterprise transactional backbone that supports manufacturing, sales, and operational business processes. Adage is an object-based, fully graphical enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for global process manufacturing and distribution enterprises. It blends object-oriented design and open client server architecture with a rich suite of business objects designed with industry best practices. Infor ERP Adage was designed specifically for the process industry and offers a solution that delivers ERP functionality, such as pricing and promotions, catch weight, actual lot costing, item-pack configuration, lot tracking, quality control, and formula and routing management.

infor partner network  Adage Infor ERP Adage provides an enterprise transactional backbone that supports manufacturing, sales, and operational business processes. Adage is an object-based, fully graphical enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for global process manufacturing and distribution enterprises. It blends object-oriented design and open client server architecture with a rich suite of business objects designed with industry best practices.Infor ERP Adage was designed specifically for the process industry and Read More