Avaap Named Infor Alliance Partner of the Year Third Year in a Row

Largest Infor Systems Integrator Recognized with Three Awards for Net-New Business, Cloud and Alliance Partner of the Year

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EDISON, N.J., Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avaap, the largest Infor systems integrator, announced today it is the recipient of three 2016 Americas Partner Summit Awards. The three awards include Infor Alliance Partner of the Year, the third consecutive year Avaap has earned this distinction, Net New Business for driving the most new license sales for Infor solutions, and Cloud Partner of the Year, in recognition of the largest and most referenceable cloud migration program.

Avaap is the first partner to receive all three awards and sole distinction as Infor Alliance Partner of the Year. Award winners are determined by factors such as levels of service, growth year over year, levels of new business, revenues, and fiscal year performance.

“Avaap has solidified its role as a strategic partner in the Infor ecosystem, offering deep industry, application and deployment expertise for customers in healthcare, retail, manufacturing, public sector and other industries,” said Jeff Abbott, senior vice president, Global Alliances at Infor. “Avaap’s growth since inception into the Alliance Partner Program in 2013 has been unparalleled. Their partnership and commitment to Infor has resulted in numerous success stories and results that have greatly benefited our joint customers.” 

Infor’s newly designated cloud sales award is designed to reflect the industry’s broad shift of mission-critical applications to the cloud. Avaap earned the highest cloud bookings of any partner, with 50 percent of its customer base implementing or upgrading to the cloud. We believe this is due in large part to the cloud solution’s lower total cost of ownership and Avaap’s proprietary implementation tools, including JumpStart implementation accelerators that are designed to help reduce cost and shorten the project timeline.

“Our strategic partnership is centered on Infor’s commitment to developing beautifully designed enterprise software that is industry focused and Avaap’s dedication to delivering enterprise software solutions that can help customers drive more efficacy from their technology investments,” said Dhiraj Shah, president and CEO of Avaap.  “We plan on expanding our partnership with Infor and investing in the people, processes and technology that can help our customers optimize their Infor software investment and achieve faster time to value. Being honored with three Infor awards is extremely gratifying and it reflects the Avaap team’s unwavering commitment to our customers, Infor and the broader partner community.”

About Avaap

Headquartered in Edison, N.J. with a global center of excellence in Chennai, India, Avaap is one of the largest Infor-only IT services and software development firms with deep expertise in equipment rentals and sales, healthcare, public sector, manufacturing and distribution, food and beverage, retail and fashion. Avaap delivers Infor-specific software solutions and IT services designed to help address specific business outcomes, technology optimization and operational excellence. Avaap’s portfolio of JumpStart solutions are designed to help accelerate technology installations and help customers achieve more immediate value from their Infor software investments. Avaap’s industry accolades include being named among Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT in 2014, 2015 and 2016; recipient of Infor’s Alliance Partner of the Year award in 2014, 2015 and 2016; Infor Partner of the Year for net-new and cloud sales 2016; 2013 Infor Service Partner of the Year; six-year honoree on the Inc. 500, recipient of NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies 2015 and Best in Biz Awards in 2015. For more information, visit www.avaap.com. 

About Infor

Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 73,000 customers in more than 200 countries and territories 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-premise, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.


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