NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2014) - Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., (Velocity), a leader in cloud application hosting for enterprise and business software, today announced that EYELEVEL, a leading international provider of permanent retail displays and store fixtures, has selected Velocity to host and manage its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) business software applications within Velocity's virtual private cloud.

Founded 12 years ago, EYELEVEL today serves leading global brands including adidas, Nike, North Face, Vans, Calvin Klein and Crocs, operating from its European headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic and U.S. base in Portland, Oregon, with additional operations in Australia, Brazil, China, Russia, and the United Kingdom. The rapidly growing company, acquired by Chicago-based InnerWorkings last July, realized that it was time to replace its nearly decade-old legacy system with a software and services platform better suited for its expanding international business.

EYELEVEL's move to Velocity Universal Cloud Services includes:

  • Comprehensive implementation and consulting services for Infor M3 software
  • Managed Application Services, offering application lifecycle support and day-to-day application management for Infor M3 and several other software solutions EYELEVEL has integrated with it
  • Managed Disaster Recovery, including plan design, implementation, fully-managed application recovery and testing for the Infor M3 applications
  • 24/7 access to experienced, technical engineers and functional application support to help EYELEVEL fully leverage the capabilities of its Infor M3 software investment

"We chose Velocity to help us implement Infor M3 in order to allow us to continue to grow, serve clients, close deals and take us to the next level, without losing momentum in our business during the change process," said Tomas Baca, Managing Director of EYELEVEL. "The Velocity team brought us the technical expertise, experience and confidence we needed in order to meet our aggressive timeline," he added. EYELEVEL chose Velocity to assist with a rapid, 12-month application and infrastructure upgrade, starting at headquarters and then followed by rollout to different branches internationally.

"The fast and demanding world of retail requires applications and infrastructure that provide the support and insights companies like EYELEVEL need to be nimble in their business and stay ahead of the curve," said Lee Blakemore, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Velocity. "We look forward to helping EYELEVEL as they continue to deliver innovative products and services to leading retail brands."

EYELEVEL is a leading global provider of permanent retail displays and store fixtures. Launched in 2002, EYELEVEL operates from its European headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic and U.S. base in Portland, Oregon, with additional operations in Australia, Brazil, China, Russia, and the United Kingdom. EYELEVEL is part of InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), a leading global marketing supply chain company servicing corporate clients across a wide range of industries. InnerWorkings is based in Chicago, IL, employs approximately 1,400 individuals and maintains 49 global offices. For more information, visit:

About Velocity
Velocity Technology Solutions is a leader in enterprise and business application hosting services which are fully-managed and protected within a virtual private cloud. Velocity lowers operational costs, provides world-class customer experiences, and delivers application access at top levels of performance and availability. Velocity's expertise managing software 24/7, combined with its proprietary infrastructure design and cloud management platform, guarantee the availability, security, and control over software. Velocity is the trusted partner for rapidly deploying application software into a secure and resilient virtual private cloud.

Velocity is headquartered in New York with facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia. Velocity is a portfolio company of Silver Lake Sumeru, a global leader in private equity investments in growth-oriented technology and technology-enabled companies (for additional information on the firm and its entire portfolio, visit For more information on Velocity: visit

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