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EBSCO Promotional Group to Modernize Operations with Infor CloudSuite

United States – December 03, 2014, 09:00 AM

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, today announced that EBSCO Promotional Group (EPG), a division of EBSCO Industries, has selected Infor CloudSuite to better support operational goals with more modern architecture and scalable systems. Moving critical business applications to the cloud allows EPG, an industry leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of promotional products, to achieve faster time to market and become a more agile organization with access to real-time data and dashboards from anywhere, at any time. Infor CloudSuite, hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS), delivers industry-specific solution suites providing the functional depth and flexibility needed to navigate current business challenges.

"We knew Infor's CloudSuite applications were right for EPG because it offers the flexibility and analytical power we need for growth, especially as we look to potentially tap into new markets, without the need for extended amounts of maintenance," said Lori Kates, president, EBSCO Promotional Group. "Our old system couldn't keep up anymore, and we wanted a modern solution that would support what we needed now, and what we will need 10 years from now. We're going to make more informed, faster business decisions with Infor cloud applications."

Key components of Infor CloudSuite include Infor SyteLine, an industry-leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that will help EPG improve productivity and respond faster to change, Infor Product Configuration Management (PCM), which streamlines sales and production of custom configured products, and Infor Factory Track's Warehouse Mobility which delivers a customized data collection solution allowing organizations to work more efficiently and simplify reporting. In addition, Infor Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management (d/EPM) will deliver necessary insights into the performance of key business areas and Infor ION will provide integration for both Infor and third-party software applications.

"Infor is a cloud-based solutions leader providing customers, like EBSCO Promotional Group, with solutions tailored to the needs of their specific industry, that are flexible, on a platform for sustainable growth and deliver a lower total cost of ownership," said Mark Humphlett, industry and solution strategy director, Industrial Manufacturing, Infor. "Manufacturers constantly need to meet escalating customer demands, and Infor has the solutions to deliver the deep custom analytics, product development, customer relationship management, planning and inventory tools, all in the cloud, to help companies quickly get up and running to meet these complex demands."

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