Infor Business Cloud Expanded to IBM SmartCloud Platform

Infor Business Cloud Expanded to IBM SmartCloud Platform 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/08/12 --  Infor, a leading
provider of business application software serving more than 70,000
customers, today announced Private Beta availability of the Infor
Integrated Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) stack on the IBM SmartCloud
platform. 
Infor iPaaS is a comprehensive Cloud-based offering that allows
developers to more rapidly develop, extend, and integrate
applications and connected services within a familiar development
environment; targeting both Cloud and on-premise deployments. 
Infor Integrated Platform as a Service also enables existing
customers to more easily upgrade their applications and take
advantage of new Infor capabilities such as social and mobile
computing to support collaboration on any device.  
The Private Beta announcement was made today at IBM InterConnect 2012
in Singapore. Infor will be demonstrating Infor iPaaS at the
InterConnect Solution Center. Included in the Private Beta is Infor
SyteLine ERP running on IBM SmartCloud. SyteLine on SmartCloud
represents a new opportunity for existing and new customers to
leverage a world-class ERP from IBM's flexible and cost-effective
Cloud infrastructure. 
"We are proud to announce availability of Infor iPaaS on IBM
SmartCloud," said Ali Shadman, SVP Business Cloud. "Now, systems
integrators and developers can have access to the same
enterprise-grade development and deployment platform that we use
internally to deliver world-class applications such as Infor SyteLine
ERP." 
Infor iPaaS key benefits include: 


 
--  Access to the same powerful development platform used to build Infor's
    applications such as SyteLine
--  A familiar development environment targeting both rich client and
    native web experience
--  Accommodates development for Cloud and on-premise deployment
--  Open, standards-based technology
--  Significant business functionality with minimal coding required
--  Protects existing investments by extending current functionality

  
About Infor
 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/. 
This announcement reflects the direction Infor may take with regard
to the specific product(s) described herein, all of which is subject
to change by Infor in its sole discretion, with or without notice to
you. This announcement is not a commitment to you in any way and you
should not rely on this document or any of its content in making any
decision. Infor is not committing to develop or deliver any specified
enhancement, upgrade, product or functionality, even if such is
described in this announcement and even if such description is
accompanied by words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect,"
"intend," "may," "plan," "project," "predict," "should," "will,"
and/or similar expressions. Many factors can affect Infor's product
development plans and the nature, content and timing of future
product releases, all of which remain in the sole discretion of
Infor. This announcement, in whole or in part, may not be
incorporated into any contractual agreement with Infor or its
subsidiaries or affiliates. Infor expressly disclaims any liability
with respect to this announcement. 
For more information:
Dan Barnhardt 
Infor 
678-319-8457 
dan.barnhardt@infor.com 
 
 
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