NEW YORK – April 22, 2013 – NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT professional services provider, and Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced an expanded partnership with NTT DATA as a key global partner to deliver a private cloud and managed service deployment solution around Infor 10x.

This solution will leverage NTT DATA’s full-stack Cloud Lifecycle Services™ by combining Infor’s software as a service (SaaS) capability coupled with NTT DATA’s infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and Disaster Recovery as a service (DRaaS) offerings, supporting the full service continuum for Infor customers, including consulting, migration, and management services.

NTT DATA’s deep industry expertise allows for optimized system design, implementation, upgrades, application management and Cloud hosting services for Infor’s Lawson S3 and M3 product families, third party complementary products, as well as custom developed applications.  With numerous  Infor Lawson and full enterprise clients managed and hosted globally, NTT DATA is a trusted provider of Infor application management and hosting services, with the support of NTT’s global cloud ecosystem encompassing one of the largest global networks and data center footprints around the world. 

NTT DATA is currently supporting Infor clients in verticals such as Healthcare Providers and Payers, Financial Services, and Public Sector, and most recently the Equipment vertical and its unique market needs.  

“At Infor, the demand for a broad continuum of application management, business services and Cloud hosting continues to grow dramatically as customers seek to integrate new and legacy applications in a single, consistent platform with reduced operating expenses,” said Ali Shadman, SVP Business Cloud, Infor. “'NTT DATA’s market presence, global reach, and experience hosting and managing Infor applications were the catalyst to broadening our relationship.” 

“Our strategic partnership with Infor continues to grow ahead of the rapidly evolving cloud solutions market,” stated Mike Sarantopoulos, senior vice president of NTT DATA.  “We are excited about continuing our collaboration with Infor to deliver world class, enterprise grade, flexible, cloud managed solutions tailored to the distinct needs of Infor’s customers.”

Note: Cloud Lifecycle Services is a trademark of NTT DATA, Inc.

About NTT DATA
NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world, with operations in more than 35 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions. 

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

 

About Infor
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant.  Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

Infor customers include:

  • 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
  • 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
  • 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
  • 23 of the top 50 largest US hospitals
  • 43 of the top 50 industrial distributors
  • 26 of the top 35 global retailers
  • 5 of the top 9 brewers

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This announcement reflects the direction Infor may take with regard to the specific product(s) described herein, all of which is subject to change by Infor in its sole discretion, with or without notice to you.  This announcement is not a commitment to you in any way and you should not rely on this document or any of its content in making any decision.  Infor is not committing to develop or deliver any specified enhancement, upgrade, product or functionality, even if such is described in this announcement and even if such description is accompanied by words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “predict,” “should,” “will,” and/or similar expressions.  Many factors can affect Infor’s product development plans and the nature, content and timing of future product releases, all of which remain in the sole discretion of Infor.  This announcement, in whole or in part, may not be incorporated into any contractual agreement with Infor or its subsidiaries or affiliates.  Infor expressly disclaims any liability with respect to this announcement.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, application, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune Global 100.

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