November 03, 2015 03:00 ET

Infor Extends Alliance Partnership With Polaris Into Europe for Discrete Manufacturers

Building on the Completion of 70 Projects Across India, Middle East and Asia

PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - November 03, 2015) - (Inforum) -- Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced it has extended its alliance partnership with Polaris Consulting & Services Limited for the European region. The partnership is aimed at accelerating the expansion and providing reinforcement of its ongoing alliance partnership which already exists in India, Middle East and Asia.

Polaris, (NSE and BSE: POLARIS) a global technology provider, specializing in digital transformation and systems integration, has been providing services related to Infor LN to customers in Europe for over a decade. With in-depth domain knowledge, Infor LN knowledge built over 16+ years; delivery of 70 projects regarding Baan/LN and resources available in Europe, Polaris aims to provide value services while reducing the overall TCO for customers throughout Europe.

Similar to other regions, Polaris plans to extend its service portfolio of implementation, upgrade and support services to Infor LN customers across Manufacturing, Retail, Logistics, Distribution, Telco, Aerospace & Defense, and Public Sector industries in Europe.

Infor LN is a comprehensive ERP solution designed help complex product manufacturers manage areas of the business from one platform. Available in the cloud or on-premise, Infor LN provides industry-specific KPI dashboards, features for global process standardization and assembly line control functionality designed to help organizations improve efficiency and agility. With visibility into products and critical data throughout the value chain, Infor LN can break down data silos to help decision-makers optimize resource use and enable more lean operations.

"I believe the alliance partnership with Infor in Europe will prove to be a beneficial association for both Infor and Polaris, as we together, aim to address some of the key challenges of LN customers, especially around their upgrade path to Infor 10x. Given the reach of our branches and subsidiaries across Europe and our global presence, along with Infor, we are well prepared to address the market with better, smarter and cost effective solutions to digitally transform organizations," says Vikas Misra, Chief Client Officer at Polaris Consulting & Services Limited.

"With Polaris as member of the Infor alliance partner eco-system in the EMEA region, we are eager to combine the large resource delivery capabilities of Polaris with Infor Baan/LN solutions for discrete manufacturing industries. We feel this partnership will contribute to increased market share and new revenue streams for UK & Ireland, Benelux, DACH and Spain," says Lynn Sauder, Vice-President Global Alliances & Channel at Infor.

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About Polaris

Polaris Consulting & Services Ltd is an innovator in digital transformation. We simplify, digitize, and automate processes and channels with the goal of optimizing performance, using our proven methodologies. We have specialized practice areas in: Mobile, Cloud Services, Risk & Compliance, User Experience, Big Data & Analytics, Systems Integration, Testing, Infrastructure Management and Business Process Outsourcing; along with vertical practices. For over 25 years we have helped our clients achieve breakthrough outcomes, where incremental improvements were not sufficient. Polaris Consulting & Services Ltd is headquartered in Chennai, India and is publically listed. For more details please visit,

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Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 13,000 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

Infor customers include:

  • 18 of the top 20 aerospace companies
  • 10 of the top 10 high tech companies
  • 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
  • 21 of the 25 largest U.S. healthcare delivery networks
  • 18 of the 20 largest U.S. cities
  • 20 of the top 20 automotive suppliers
  • 17 of the top 20 industrial distributors
  • 15 of the top 20 global retailers
  • 4 of the top 5 brewers
  • 21 of the top 30 global banks
  • 6 of the 10 largest global hotel brands
  • 6 of the top 10 global luxury brands

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