Infor Launches New Micro-Vertical Product Program for Partners

Further Investment in Partner Program Demonstrates Infor's Commitment to the Infor Partner Network

NEW YORK -  Dec 18, 2013

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced a new micro-vertical product program for partners based on the Infor Mongoose development framework, demonstrating further investment in resources for the Infor Partner Network (IPN). Officially announced at the Infor Americas Partner Summit in July 2013, this program is designed to provide partners with new opportunities to grow a profitable and sustainable business around Infor applications.

The micro-vertical product program allows partners to build their own industry-specific applications using Infor Mongoose, Infor's leading development platform that enables users to more easily design and deploy applications without knowledge of complex source code or programming languages. Further, this initiative delivers direct benefits by helping partners to capitalize on existing market needs, providing them with the latest Infor 10x technology, and helping them to establish a new compelling revenue stream for their business.

"This program will help partners to provide more industry-specific functionality for our customers to better address their individual challenges," said Tony Petrucciani, chief executive officer, Single Source Systems, Inc. "Infor Mongoose will enable us to create applications in days, rather than months, that are built on top of a world-class ERP base.  This allows us to deliver more value to organizations by providing technology that, coupled with innovations like Infor Ming.le, will continue to deliver benefits well into the future."

Partners have the opportunity to present the application idea to Infor, and then build and promote their envisioned product with the help of Infor's technical staff and global sales organization.

"We're giving our partners unprecedented access to our global customer base by allowing them to identify niches where additional industry-specific functionality is needed, and then build or extend an application to address those challenges," said Jeff Abbott, senior vice president, Global Alliances and Channels, Infor. "Infor Mongoose is flexible and easy to use, and will become an even more powerful tool in the hands of our partners by enabling them to enhance Infor's micro-vertical strategy while profiting from their own ingenuity."

For more information on becoming an Infor partner, visit www.infor.com/company/partners/recruitment/.

About Infor

Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in more than 200 countries and territories improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant.  Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

Infor customers include:

  • 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
  • 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
  • 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
  • 21 of the 25 largest US health delivery networks
  • 16 of the 20 largest US cities
  • 84 of the top 100 automotive suppliers
  • 31 of the top 50 industrial distributors
  • 5 of the top 9 brewers

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