Infor Kicks Off Annual Partner Summit

Faster Together: Infor Helps Partners Connect, Market and Sell

Jul 23, 2013

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today began the Infor Americas Partner Summit 2013 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina in San Diego, Calif. Infor executives and the Infor Partner Network (IPN) team will connect with more than 500 attendees to deliver firsthand updates on the latest innovations including Infor 10x, Infor Ming.leTM and Infor ION, enhancements to the IPN, achievements in FY13, and goals for fiscal year 2014.

Key topics for this year's conference include:

  • Evolution of the IPN - New investments Infor is making in the program, successful results from FY13, and planned initiatives for the ongoing year.
  • Infor 10x, the latest enterprise release - The role of partners in the Infor 10x landscape and how it will open doors for new customers.
  • Cloud, a hybrid approach - How Infor is differentiating itself in the market and the importance of partners in promoting Infor's cloud initiative.
  • Micro-vertical strategy - Launch of a micro-vertical focused partner program that allows partners to build industry-specific product extensions using Infor Mongoose.
  • Content syndication - Availability of a content syndication platform that helps partners maintain current marketing materials to facilitate consistency across the Infor brand.
  • Implementation Accelerators - How recently released accelerators for industries such as food & beverage and equipment will help enable partners to enter new markets confidently.
  • Partner incentives - New reward components for the IPN structured around Infor ION.
  • Partner Recognition - Infor regional vice presidents for the channel will recognize new partners and honor the standout partners of the year.

"The Americas Partner Summit gives us an opportunity to interact with partners across the U.S. and Latin America to not only discuss how we're building out the Infor Partner Network, but to gain their feedback on how we can continue to enhance our relationships and utilize them for strategic advancement," said Jeff Abbott, SVP, global alliances, channels, telesales and field marketing, Infor. "Attendees will learn about how we're helping partners connect faster, market faster, and sell faster through our ongoing investment in partner initiatives."


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About Infor

Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries 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
  • 84 of the top 100 automotive suppliers
  • 23 of the top 50 largest US public hospitals
  • 31 of the top 50 industrial distributors
  • 26 of the top 35 global retailers
  • 5 of the top 9 brewers

Press contacts

Media contacts - Americas

Dan Barnhardt
U.S.A. and Canada
Phone:+1 646 336 1731
Email:dan.barnhardt@infor.com

Claudia Vazquez
Latin America
Phone:+54 11 4010 8079
Email:claudia.vazquez@infor.com

Media contacts - Europe, Middle East and Africa

Richard Moore
United Kingdom, Southern Europe,
Middle East and Africa
Phone:+44 121 615 8189
Email:richard.moore@infor.com

Tanja Hossfeld
Central, Northern and Eastern Europe
Phone:+49 172 7481 111
Email:tanja.hossfeld@infor.com

Media contacts - Asia Pacific and Japan 

Phyllis Tan
Phone:+65 9799 9133
Email:phyllis.tan@infor.com

Industry analyst contact

Sharon Sulc
Phone:+1 614 537 6634
Email:sharon.sulc@infor.com



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