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Infor named Leader in 2023-2024 IDC MarketScape for ERP cloud services
Wed, 10th Jan 2024

The global industry cloud company Infor has achieved a noteworthy landmark, being designated a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Large Enterprise ERP 2023-2024 Vendor Assessment. The evaluation highlights Infor's prowess in continual cloud innovation, strong industry expertise, and comprehensive financial management solutions.

Infor's cloud ERP solutions are noted in the IDC MarketScape report for delivering industry-specific capabilities without the requirement for exhaustive customisations or integrations. These are facilitated by a synergistic partnership with the Infor cloud platform, crafted on Amazon Web Services' robust architecture, with the support of Infor's OS innovation services.

Customers subscribing to Infor's cloud-native service for business applications benefit from regular refreshes replete with the most recent advancements in enterprise functionality. In the report, these factors come together to paint a remarkable picture of Infor's impact and the essential role it plays in various industrial sectors.

In the course of the appraisal, IDC MarketScape evaluated feedback from Infor customers in several discrete manufacturing industries, including industrial manufacturing, automotive, aerospace and defence. The assessment also took into account feedback from customers in process manufacturing and distribution industries like food & beverage, fashion, distribution, and organisations in healthcare and the public sector.

In the report, customers singled out Infor for its strengths in three key areas:

Firstly, Infor was lauded for its automated, integrated industry expertise. Organisations emphasised Infor's exceptional profundity across their product set and strong industry-specific knowledge.

Secondly, Infor's CloudSuite was rave-reviewed for its architecture, engineered to fuel innovation. Adopting a one-version-fits-all strategy ensures every customer reaps the benefits of regular updates and advancements, thereby remaining competitive and future-proofing their business via Infor OS.

The third strength lies in prebuilt reports and dashboards catering to essentials and financial information. These analytics tools allow for deeper financial planning and management.

Soma Somasundaram, President and CTO of Infor, expressed satisfaction with Infor's leadership position in the IDC MarketScape. He sees it as an acknowledgement of the significant business value they provide to customers.

Infor's comprehensive, industry-specific solutions are crafted to support continuous innovation, streamline business processes through automation, and ultimately enhance the competitive edge for their clients.

Soma Somasundaram said, "We believe Infor's leadership position in this IDC MarketScape is a recognition of the business value that we are delivering to customers. Our complete, industry-specific solutions are designed to help customers continuously innovate, automate their business processes and increase their competitive advantage."

With this accolade under its belt, Infor has proven its global leadership as a business cloud software provider. Drawing on the commitment and industry-rich expertise of its employees, the firm continues to deliver state-of-the-art tools to its global customer base, empowering them to transform their businesses and turbocharge their paths to innovation.