Infor And Ciber Form Partnership Focused On Customized Solutions And Quick
Value To Clients
Equipment Service, Management and Rental Dealers to Be First To Benefit with
Template Infor10 ERP Enterprise (M3) Solution
NEW YORK and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 26, 2012
NEW YORK and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Infor, a
leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000
customers, and Ciber, a global IT consulting company, have entered into a
strategic agreement to help speed implementations and significantly expand the
number of trained consultants globally for Infor applications. Both companies
are specialized by industry and will deliver programmatic services and
advanced implementation methodologies that Ciber's 7,000 consultants will use
to accelerate high quality implementations of Infor applications.
Equipment service, management and rental dealers will be among the first to
benefit from the alliance. Based on Infor's robust M3 product, and extended by
Ciber's consulting practice, the solution is designed for rapid deployment
that accelerates business value to clients. Infor's M3 application provides
the tools needed to manage the full range of operations for organizations that
are in the business to make, move, or maintain products, including
distribution, equipment service management and rental, fashion, food &
beverage,and manufacturing. This integrated solution allows businesses to
monitor transactions throughout their organization, including asset
management, supply chain activities, customer and supplier relationships,
manufacturing operations and financial management. M3 consolidates these into
one coherent view of operations, enabling companies to be more responsive in
today's dynamic marketplace.
"Infor's strategy of providing customers solutions that are specialized by
industry requires strategic partnerships with proven industry leaders," said
Stephan Scholl, president of Infor. "Ciber is an ideal partner for Infor
because the company's solid expertise in our target industries, including
equipment, manufacturing, healthcare, distribution, and the public sector will
help speed time to value for customers."
"The alliance between Infor and Ciber combines the power of leading-edge
software with rapidly scalable business and implementation expertise to
directly benefit clients. At Ciber, we measure success the same way our
clients do -- by results. With Infor, we will deliver pre-configured solutions
that shorten implementation timeframes, increase adoption and drive tangible
business results," said Ciber CEO Dave Peterschmidt.
Ciber's relationship with Infor dates back to 1995, when the company partnered
with Lawson Software, which Infor acquired a year ago. As one of Infor's
largest systems integration partners, Ciber implements full-scale business
transformation projects through business process calibration and change
management, as well as functional and technical services supporting Infor
applications and technology. Ciber delivers solutions supporting budgeting,
financial processes and analysis, human capital management, and manufacturing
and distribution systems. The company also offers expertise in several of
Infor's targeted vertical industries. The Infor experts on Ciber's team have
enhanced client systems capabilities through more than 2 million consulting
Infor is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise applications and
services, helping more than 70,000 large and mid-size companies improve
operations and drive growth across numerous industry sectors.To learn more
about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
About Ciber, Inc.
Ciber is a global IT consulting company with 7,000 consultants in North
America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, and approximately $1 billion in annual
revenue. Client focused and results driven, Ciber partners with organizations
to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business
value. Founded in 1974, the company trades on the New York Stock Exchange
(NYSE: CBR). For more information, visit www.Ciber.com.
SOURCE CIBER; Infor
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