February 27, 2017

$2 Billion Investment to Fuel Innovation of Cloud Software for Manufacturers

When making a major cloud software technology investment for your manufacturing business, it is critical to evaluate a solution for not only what it is today, but what it will be in the future.

Will the developers continue to innovate?
Will your software continue to be supported and updated for the foreseeable future?
Is this a viable long-term solution for my business?

For cloud software leader Infor™, the answers to these questions are very clear:
YesYes, and Yes.

Investing in Innovation

This spring, Koch Industries’ investment art completed a major investment of more than $2 billion in Infor. This investment provides access to growth capital that will allow Infor to continue driving digital transformation across manufacturing and other industries.

News:  Koch Completes Investment of More Than $2 Billion in Infor

What will this investment go toward? The same robust innovation and expansion that made Infor the first company to run mission critical industry applications in the cloud and revolutionized enterprise application user experience and design.

Infor has a long and successful history of investing in its products. Since 2010, Infor has invested approximately $2 billion in product design and development and delivered more than 400 new products, 1,700 integrations, and 16,000 industry features in its CloudSuite product line [including CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine)]. Infor now has 15,000 employees and operates in more than 170 countries.

What does this mean for the future of cloud software?

“Koch’s investment isn’t just an investment in Infor,” says Fred Cramer, President of Guide Technologies. “It’s ultimately an investment in Infor users. This is the kind of customer commitment that makes Guide Technologies very proud to be an Infor Gold Channel Partner. We can’t wait to see how this development advances ERP technology and cloud software for complex manufacturers in the years ahead. As a full-service provider we’ll be there with our clients every step of the way, from consultation, implementation, and training to custom development, analysis, and beyond.”

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