NEW YORK - Apr 19, 2016
Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced significant momentum for the Infor Implementation Accelerator program, which delivers preconfigured application suites designed to help speed time to value for customers in various industries. Infor has licensed more than 50 Implementation Accelerators per year since its 2013 fiscal year, and as of today, there are 26 types of Implementation Accelerators available to customers across more than 16 industries and product areas globally.
Implementation Accelerators are preconfigured solutions based on the latest version of Infor application suites. They are designed to deliver certain core industry application processes, along with reduced implementation times, risks and costs, both in the cloud or on-premises, for customers in specific industries. Each Implementation Accelerator project plan is developed by Infor Consulting Services (ICS), a global team of more than 3,500 trained resources ICS employs a proprietary process known as the Infor Deployment Method, which is designed to provide a unified approach to the delivery of specific services projects by utilizing a prescriptive, repeatable process that can help drive predictable results while helping to lower risk and reduce overall costs.
"Implementation Accelerators are an integral part of our value proposition, particularly for the Infor CloudSuite™ product line, as these solutions are designed to empower our customers to help speed the time to value," said Darren Saumur, Global Head of Infor Services. "An Implementation Accelerator can be your first step or your final step in an on-going process of continuous improvement, and by offering a diverse array of industry and product based options, we are confident that we can empower our customers to help fast-track a return on investment."
The latest offerings from the product line includes the following industries or product lines:
- Infor Implementation Accelerator for Distribution (SX.e)
- Infor Implementation Accelerator for Infor CloudSuite Business (SyteLine)
- Infor Implementation Accelerator for Supply Chain Execution - 3PL
- Infor Implementation Accelerator for Human Capital Management
To date, Infor has released more than ten Implementation Accelerators that are geared toward specific industries, including aerospace & defense, distribution, equipment, fashion, healthcare and process manufacturing, among others that Infor currently plans to release. Infor has also released product-specific accelerators, which are designed to help customers expedite installation when deploying Infor products such as Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and now Supply Chain Management (SCM).
Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 14,000 employees and customers in more than 200 countries and territories, Infor automates critical processes for industries including healthcare, manufacturing, fashion, wholesale distribution, hospitality, retail, and public sector. Infor software helps eliminate the need for costly customization through embedded deep industry domain expertise. Headquartered in New York City, Infor is also home to one of the largest creative agencies in Manhattan, Hook & Loop, focused on delivering a user experience that is fun and engaging. Infor deploys its cloud applications primarily on the Amazon Web Services cloud and open source platforms. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
- 18 of the top 20 aerospace companies
- 10 of the top 10 high tech companies
- 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
- 21 of the 25 largest U.S. healthcare delivery networks
- 18 of the 20 largest U.S. cities
- 20 of the top 20 automotive suppliers
- 17 of the top 20 industrial distributors
- 15 of the top 20 global retailers
- 4 of the top 5 brewers
- 21 of the top 30 global banks
- 6 of the 10 largest global hotel brands
- 6 of the top 10 global luxury brands