Tags: Infor

Does an ERP solution improve the quality of your beer?

Fuller’s, one of the oldest surviving breweries in London, is welcoming in the digital age with the help of Infor. They are implementing Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage as a cloud based solution. They will also implement several other Infor solutions alongside this. Brewing is one of the oldest crafts in the world. The earliest evidence…

HellermannTyton ties in Infor CloudSuite Distribution

Infor has announced that HellermannTyton is implementing Infor CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise. The initial deployment will complete and go live by the end of April 2017. HellermannTyton previously used System 21, deployed on IBM AS400/IBM System i. A solution they have used for nearly twenty years. Hosted in AWS, HellermannTyton will implement CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise without…

Can Amazon Connect disrupt telephony

Amazon has announced the availability of a new software defined contact centre solution, Amazon Connect. It places it directly in competition with the likes of Cisco, Microsoft, Genesys and Avaya. The last of these four, once a major player in contact centres, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Like its infrastructure cloud services Amazon Connect…

Infor acquires Ciber practice

Ciber has announced that it is to sell its Infor practice to Infor for $15 million. Ciber mainly delivers Infor CloudSuite Corporate solutions (formerly Lawson). It has operations in several countries in North America and Europe including the US and the UK. This is not the first partner that Infor has acquired recently. It announced the…

Lisa Pope leaves Infor for Epicor

Epicor has announced that Lisa Pope has joined Epicor as Executive Vice President of Sales for the Americas. The appointment comes at a time that Epicor are looking to focus their efforts on their cloud based ERP solution. This has been in existence for some time but only recently at the forefront of their marketing. Pope,…

Infor weans Nordstrom off Oracle for Cloud Point of Sale

Infor has announced that Nordstrom will deploy Infor Rhythm for Commerce to support the company’s point-of-sale (POS) system in the cloud. This is a major coup for the team of Corey Tollefson, general manager and senior vice president, Infor Retail. Nordstrom have previously used Oracle retail solutions almost exclusively. In Canada in September 2014 they deployed…

Infor accelerates growth in IMEA with acquisition

In a double announcement Infor has announced strong growth in its IMEA region and the acquisition of Accentia Middle East. Strong growth in IMEA In July last year Tarik Taman, VP and General Manager of Infor IMEA took control of his new region. In the last six months he has successfully led it to triple digit…

HEINZ-GLAS replaces Baan/Infor with IFS

IFS has announced that HEINZ-GLAS, a multinational glass container manufacturer has selected IFS Applications 9 as its new ERP solution. Extending and replacing legacy ERP solutions HEINZ-GLAS operates 16 sites across 12 countries. It manufactures glass bottles and containers for the perfume and cosmetics industry. Its customers include Beiersdorf, L’Oreal, Diro and AVON. HEINZ-GLAS used multiple installations of…

Marketo and Infor target market together

Marketo and Infor have announced a global strategic partnership. The press release states that the Infor Customer Experience Suite (formerly SalesLogix) and the Marketo Engagement Platform will be integrated. The combined solution will provide marketers with a complete view of customer journeys. Steve Lucas, Chief Executive Officer, Marketo commented: “The explosion of digital technologies and…

PFS chooses Infor M3

Infor has announced that the Preserved Food Speciality Co Ltd (PFS) in Thailand has selected and is deploying Infor M3 as its new ERP solution. Background Founded in 1994 PFS produces both preserved foods and consumer packaging. It uses techniques such as freezing, freeze drying, spray drying and drum drying to create products. While its…