BAE Systems, Infor announce strategic partnership

BAE Systems and Infor, a New York-headquartered software company, have formed a partnership under which BAE will install and operate Infor software for government customers.
By Richard Tomkins   |   May 22, 2014 at 2:44 PM
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ARLINGTON, Va., May 22 (UPI) -- BAE Systems is to install and operate software solutions from Infor for U.S. Federal agencies under a strategic partnership between the two companies.

The system is called Enterprise Resource Planning, which can consolidate networks by integrating departments and functions across an organization or agency onto one computer system. Included in the ERP solution are Infor Public Sector (Hansen) suite, Infor ION, Infor Enterprise Asset Management, Infor Lawson, and Infor Approva.

"We offer our customers improved operational efficiency at reduced cost," said DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems' Intelligence & Security sector. "By leveraging Infor's software solutions with BAE Systems' experience in integrating human resource information and payroll systems for the intelligence community, we will deliver our customers enhanced system functionality and boost their productivity, while also maintaining their strict security requirements."

Infor has made legacy ERP solutions for the aerospace, automotive, chemical, electronics, food and beverage, and industrial manufacturing sectors for some 30 years. Its partnership with BAE Systems will help expand its government business.

"Our relationship with BAE Systems is truly unique because we will work with them on both the customer and partner level going forward," said Lynn Sauder, vice president of Global Alliances and Channels at Infor. "This will give BAE Systems an unprecedented opportunity to utilize Infor applications as well as provide them to customers in the U.S. public sector market with a first-hand account of how Infor technology can change the way you work."

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