18 February, 2014
IFS partners with Telvent Global Services
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that it has signed a global partnership agreement with Telvent Global Services, part of Schneider Electric, Global Solutions business unit. By joining the IFS Partner Network, Telvent Global Services will be able to offer consulting, maintenance, and integration services for IFS Applications.
The partnership, originated in IFS’s Spanish business, is aimed at delivering added value to new and existing customers in the EMEA region and Latin America, primarily targeting industries such as energy and utilities and telecommunications. Leveraging both companies’ industry excellence, the partnership will focus chiefly on services and solutions related to enterprise asset management (EAM), workforce scheduling, and maintenance.
“The partnership enables us to leverage one of the world’s leading EAM, scheduling, and maintenance software providers,” Javier de la Cuerda, Vice President IT Consulting, division of Schneider Electric. “These are functional areas that are critical for our business in industries such as energy and utilities and telecommunications. We look forward to working with IFS to deliver customer value across the entire IT lifecycle.”
“We are very excited about combining our software capabilities and industry experience with Telvent Global Services’ domain expertise and global coverage to offer customers a comprehensive business solution,” IFS VP Global Alliances David Eager said. “We are convinced that this partnership will offer new and existing customers a number of benefits, such as rapid deployment of services and solutions delivered through a highly skilled organization.”
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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 2,200 customers and is present in approximately 60 countries with 2,600 employees in total. Net revenue in 2013 was SKr 2.7 billion.
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