EDISON, N.J. and LONDON, U.K. (November 28, 2016) – Avaap, the largest Infor systems integrator, and Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver implementation services and consulting for Infor software solutions in Europe. The scope of the agreement between Infor and Avaap is anticipated to increase and expand solutions and services to food, retail, fashion, equipment, service management, manufacturing and distribution organizations in Europe seeking to facilitate compliance, leverage data analytics, and increase manufacturing efficiency.
Avaap has earned a solid reputation as an experienced implementation partner for Infor consulting and implementation services in North America, providing both hardware and software capabilities to customer engagements. Along with this expansion, Avaap will bring its suite of implementation acceleration tools and innovations to extend capabilities of Infor business applications.
According to Allied Market Research, the global software market is expected to reach $ 41.69 billion by 2020, with North America and Western Europe as the largest regional markets for ERP software. With equipment, fashion and process industries in Europe experiencing accelerated growth over the last several years, the expanded service offering will address growing demand in the region.
“Avaap’s track record for Infor implementations, services and support is ideal for building operations in Europe and helping customers leverage the capabilities of the application for competitive advantage,“ said Neil Wilson, Infor vice president for Global Alliances. “The expansion of our relationship is a testament to our strong partnership and how we collaborate with partners to deliver a combined quality software and implementation experience to our customers.”
Added Avaap Europe Practice Director Leonardo Castaldi, “Avaap has earned a reputation for delivering maximum value to our customers through custom developed applications that accelerate the upgrade schedule and solutions that extend Infor operability. Our expansion into Europe in partnership with Infor is a significant step in fulfilling our vision as a global IT services provider for Infor software and serving rapidly growing industries.”
Avaap is one of the largest providers of IT services and technology solutions for organizations that rely on Infor and Epic enterprise software solutions for clinical, financial, supply chain and human resources management. With deep expertise in equipment rentals and sales, healthcare, public sector, manufacturing and distribution, food and beverage, retail and fashion, Avaap delivers solutions to accelerate technology installations, extend software capabilities and help customers achieve more immediate value from technology investments. Avaap’s industry accolades include being named among Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2014- 2016; recipient of Infor’s Alliance Partner of the Year award 2014- 2016; Infor Partner of the Year for new business and cloud sales 2016; Infor Service Partner of the Year 2013; and six-year honoree on the Inc. 5000, among others. For more information, visit www.avaap.com.
Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 14,000 employees and customers in more than 200 countries and territories, Infor automates critical processes for industries including healthcare, manufacturing, fashion, wholesale distribution, hospitality, retail, and public sector. Infor software helps eliminate the need for costly customization through embedded deep industry domain expertise. Headquartered in New York City, Infor is also home to one of the largest creative agencies in Manhattan, Hook & Loop, focused on delivering a user experience that is fun and engaging. Infor deploys its cloud applications primarily on the Amazon Web Services cloud and open source platforms. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.