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Infor CloudSuite Available for Wholesale Distributors

By CIOReview | Wednesday, April 27, 2016

NEW YORK, NY: Provider of industry specialized business applications built for cloud, Infor has announced availability of the CloudSuite for the wholesale distribution industry. The cloud-based suite makes a match between consumer-grade interface and rich distribution functionality that is implemented with flexible, subscription-based delivery model designed specifically to minimize the upfront IT expenditure. The CloudSuite options dispense a modern suite of enterprise cloud applications to achieve the needs of any distributor, of any size, geography, or micro-vertical focus.

The Infor CloudSuite is designed to reduce the pressure on wholesale distributors in terms of requirements based on pace, flexibility and differentiation through services. It provides easily deployable cloud solutions with streamlined order processing, flexible pricing and tools to optimize stock that can be valuable for distributors. CloudSuite facilitates the wholesale distributors to remain on a modern platform, by automatically accessing the upgraded technologies so as to focus and put all the efforts into building a competitive differentiation.

"As distributors continue to seek out better ways to gain flexibility, enhance customer satisfaction and strengthen value-added services, the prospect of migrating to a cloud-hosted environment is becoming more apparent to the industry. Infor has aligned itself with a trusted partner in AWS, which allows distribution customers to establish a path to reducing capital IT investment," says Simon Ellis, Program VP, IDC Manufacturing, Insights.

The Infor CloudSuite solution leverages Infor ION and Infor Ming.le to support better internal and external communications, between customers and their suppliers. These improvements provide transparency and accountability by allowing users to view real-time data any time and from any location. It doesn’t require users to purchase onsite servers or additional hardware, while also minimizing the long-term IT costs related to on-premise hosting.

The CloudSuite provides the ability to customers to reduce the capital cost. Additionally it allows customers’ IT staff to concentrate on strategic initiatives and take the maximum benefits of new features and solutions.

 "Just shy of two years ago Infor began to announce the creation and availability of the Infor CloudSuite group of industry-specific application suites and today we are very excited to announce the availability of Infor CloudSuite for distribution, applications designed to meet the needs of all distributors and deployed in the cloud," said Kelly Squizzero, industry and solution strategy director, Infor Distribution.