Wednesday, April 24, 2013
IFS signs global partnership agreement with Infosys
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces its partnership with Infosys, a leader in consulting and technology services. The partnership covers joint sales activities toward targeted industries in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, as well as development of skills in the IFS Applications™ software suite.
In collaboration with Infosys, IFS will establish industry-specific solutions based on the IFS Applications suite, to offer increased business value to new and existing customers. Implementation time is critical for customers with international operations; IFS’s modern component-based architecture, deep functionality and intuitive user experience, combined with the worldwide implementation support from Infosys, provides companies in these industries reduced time to benefit.
Through the partnership agreement, the companies will focus on key industries such as manufacturing, energy, utilities, service providers, retail, consumer packaged goods (CPG), logistics, and life sciences. The two companies will also work to ensure IFS specialists within Infosys continue to grow their expertise as IFS technology develops.
“Developing a global partner ecosystem is an important component of our long-term business strategy as we continue to win larger, international accounts,” Mark Boulton, IFS Chief Marketing Officer said. “The domain expertise, business transformation, and global client base of Infosys align very well with those of IFS and we are convinced that the partnership will support us as we continue to deliver technology and service excellence to our customers.”
“The partnership creates a compelling proposition of IFS’ industry focused solutions and Infosys global service capabilities that will enable us to provide significant business value to our clients,” said Indranil Mukherjee, Practice Head – Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys.
IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, a component-based extended ERP suite. IFS focuses on industries where management of any of the following four core processes is strategic: service & asset, manufacturing, supply chain, and projects. The company has 2,100 customers and is present in approximately 60 countries with 2,800 employees in total. Net revenue in 2012 was SKr 2.7 billion.
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