- 7 December 2012 10:21
IBS Expands Cloud Computing Solutions
International Business Systems (IBS), a global leading integrated ERP and supply chain provider, announced the expansion of its traditional on-premise applications into the cloud, making it the industry’s most secure offering available with service level agreements with guaranteed performance. IBS Cloud applications are scalable and designed specifically for the changing needs of distributors and manufacturers.
According to IDC, 80% of new commercial enterprise apps will be deployed on cloud platforms and 64% of all businesses already have at least one cloud application deployed. “Distributors were looking for an ironclad cloud solution that was secure, flexible, agile and most importantly, put the onus on IBS for reducing business risk by guaranteeing system performance,” said Doug Braun, CEO of IBS. “To meet this need, IBS designed a cloud offering specifically for distributors and manufacturers who want to accelerate the value of their business today and in the future, and backed it by a technical team with more than 400 combined years of experience and a track record of success.”
IBS Cloud applications combine the expertise of 3,000 implementations across 40 countries to enable faster deployment of critical IBS applications like IBS Business Intelligence, Mobility, Sales, Service, Warehouse and Supply Chain Management.
“IBS has a history and proven track record of delivering cloud solutions, said Tapio Voutilainen, Director, Business Processes and Tools, Evac Oy. “This evolution of the IBS cloud solutions provide distributors and manufacturers with a secure choice and a variety of options to meet their business requirements to give clients the peace of mind they need.” IBS Cloud applications are designed to prove benefits such as lower IT cost through fixed monthly fees, reduced business risk, faster time to value and greater flexibility combined with the advanced functionality of the IBS industry-leading ERP and Supply Chain solutions.
Note: IDC Predictions 2012: Competing for 2020 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=231720
About IBS Stockholm-based International Business Systems (IBS) is a leading global integrated ERP and supply chain provider. Thousands of customers in over 40 countries rely on IBS for world-class solutions to drive dramatic improvements in their operations. IBS operates Dynaman, an advanced warehouse management solution and Bookmaster, a leader in ERP technology for publishing. For more information, contact www.ibs.net.
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