Avaap to Collaborate and Innovate With Infor on Development and Quality Assurance of Infor Financials Xi

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avaap USA, Inc., the Infor 2013 Service Partner of the Year and Gold Sponsor of Inforum 2014, announced today its role in helping to drive development of Infor Financials Xi. As a trusted partner and advisor to Infor, Avaap has been selected to participate in strategy, planning and product development of Infor's next generation financial business application.

Infor Financials Xi is Infor's next generation solution for financials and procurement that combine years of experience and capabilities with innovative technology, a responsive user experience and enhanced functionality, accessible from a comprehensive variety of devices, located virtually anywhere.

This strategic partnership leverages Avaap's depth and breadth of experience with customers in the healthcare, public sector and services industries and proven track record of successful Infor Lawson implementations. Avaap will play a significant role in providing input on the development, testing and feature sets of Infor Financials Xi, influencing product changes and helping Infor support its mission to bring beautiful, functional business applications.

"Avaap has been a trusted partner to Infor for many years, and their input is very important to our company as we design, develop and roll out Infor Financials Xi," said Darci Snyder, vice president of Product Management at Infor. "As a company that works directly with industry leaders in healthcare, public sector, retail/fashion, manufacturing and equipment, the feedback they receive and provide us with is extremely important to help Infor create a complete, industry-specific solution with out-of-the-box functionality."

Avaap will participate in development, quality assurance and testing opportunities for upgrade engagements and new implementations. Early stage involvement and training of its functional and technical consultants can help customers achieve a smooth implementation and take advantage of Infor's most powerful financial business application to date.

"We know financial organizations need software solutions that deliver business intelligence, high-quality robust reporting and dashboards that help them get to the information they need quickly," said Dhiraj Shah, president and CEO of Avaap. "Avaap is fully committed to its role as an innovator in the Infor ecosystem. Through our multiple customer engagements and close working relationship with Infor, we are positioned to influence development and bring the most compelling and engaging financial business applications to customers. "

About Avaap

Headquartered in Edison, N.J. with a global center of excellence in Chennai, India, Avaap has been recognized for four consecutive years as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. according to Inc. magazine. With deep industry expertise in healthcare, public sector, manufacturing, food and beverage, and retail/fashion, Avaap delivers software solutions and IT services that can help companies achieve successful business outcomes and operational excellence. Avaap's library of turnkey solutions can help companies fill critical business gaps and are designed to help customers achieve the most benefit from their Infor software investments. Avaap has earned numerous industry accolades, including being named on ComputerWorld's list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT and recipient of Infor's 2013 Service Partner of the Year award. 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-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

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CONTACT: Melissa Prusher (732) 710-3425 melissa.prusher@avaap.com

Source:Avaap Inc.