ISS Group and Infor Form Channel Partnership

January 14, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
ISS Group, a recognized supplier of Business Process Improvement (BPI) solutions for the MFG/PRO® user community, is pleased to announce the formation of a channel partnership with Infor Global Solutions (Infor), one of the world's leading providers of business software solutions for the manufacturing community. With this partnership, ISS Group will be adding Infor's Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution to their portfolio of BPI solution offerings to work with the QAD® Enterprise ERP application (previously named MFG/PRO).

"We are very excited about being able to offer this world-class EAM solution to the MFG/PRO community", said Andrew Weinstein, CEO of ISS Group. "We have spoken with many MFG/PRO user organizations over the past number of years regarding their need for a full featured and technology flexible EAM solution, and are confident that the functionality provided in the Infor EAM solution will significantly improve a user organization's performance and maintenance of critical company assets. Adding this solution to our portfolio will strengthen our position in the community as a provider of value-add extensions to the MFG/PRO application for companies looking to enhance and/or extend their investment in the QAD ERP application."

Infor EAM enables manufacturers to save time and money by optimizing maintenance resources, improving equipment and staff productivity, increasing inventory efficiency, and strengthening their ability to collect on warranty-related claims. Infor EAM software has been helping enterprising companies worldwide, including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500, for over 20 years. Backed by domain experts who understand the enterprise asset management and maintenance requirements of today's competitive businesses, Infor EAM software solutions address such issues as maintenance, inventory/warranty, uptime, reliability/risk management and strategic planning. The Infor EAM solution has been positioned as a leader for Enterprise Asset Management for Manufacturers in the Gartner Group's Magic Quadrant 2009 based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision.

"This is a win for our two companies and an even bigger win for our mutual customers," said Mike Gadow, vice president, North American Channels at Infor. "We're thrilled to be partnering with ISS to bring the advanced functionality of Infor EAM to the QAD Enterprise ERP user base."

About ISS Group

ISS Group (ISSG) has been providing add-value solutions and services to the MFG/PRO community since 1995. Founded in 1986, ISSG has many years of business process knowledge and experience servicing the Manufacturing & Distribution industry. Over this 20+ year period, ISSG has completed hundreds of ERP, eCommerce and CRM implementations, and continues to innovate and offer low cost Business Process Improvement solutions for the MFG/PRO application. ISSG's solutions have been proven to reduce costs and improve employee productivity in specific areas of a user organization, with many reference Clients including John Crane Inc, Eaton Corporation, Laird Technologies, Remy International, Ingersoll Rand, Tyco, and ANH Refractories, to name just a few. With deep technical and functional knowledge of the MFG/PRO application, and the common business requirements of the user community, ISSG has created a solution's portfolio to streamline and provide additional control over MFG/PRO related business processes in Purchasing, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. For additional information, visit

Infor's Manifesto: At Infor, we work with a core belief. We believe in the customer. We believe that the customer is seeking a better, more collaborative relationship with its business software provider. And a new breed of business software: created for evolution, not revolution. Software that's simple to buy, easy to deploy and convenient to manage. Our 70,000 customers in more than 100 countries and 8000+ employees stand with us. We look forward to your sharing in the results of our belief. There is a better way. For additional information, visit