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Destination XL Group Selects Avaap to Implement Infor Software in the Cloud

EDISON, N.J., May 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avaap announced today that Destination XL Group, Inc., the largest specialty retailer of men’s big and tall apparel, selected Avaap to upgrade its legacy version of Infor Lawson® to the Infor 10x version of Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management. Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management with 10x technology is a cloud-based enterprise financial management solution supporting a full range of financial activities. Avaap will leverage its industry experience in the retail vertical to enable integration and help Destination XL Group achieve a more cost-effective infrastructure while utilizing the Infor technology to its fullest advantage.

Destination XL Group, like other retail organizations, relies on its financial systems to support growth goals and respond to business change. Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management implemented by Avaap is expected to help Destination XL Group modernize its infrastructure, consolidate information across the enterprise and deliver reliable financing data to decision-makers.

“Avaap came strongly recommended, had solid references and demonstrated deep understanding of our business needs, Infor solutions and the underlying technology,” said Anne Bark, vice president of Application Development, Destination XL Group. “We like their methodology and approach, which will enable us to upgrade quickly, efficiently and securely to meet our year-end deadline and gain faster access to the latest Infor technology.”

“Destination XL Group wanted a strategic ally who specialized in Infor to move them from an on premise, end-of-life IBM iSeries platform running a legacy version of Lawson to Infor’s cloud-based financial solution,” said Adam Goldstein, vice president, Product and Services, Avaap. “Avaap has the experience, knowledge plus technical and functional capabilities to help them reach that goal. Destination XL represents a growing list of retail companies moving core systems to the cloud. Avaap is proud to be the implementation provider of choice in helping Destination XL Group upgrade its Infor system and achieve the greatest value from its Infor investment.”

About Destination XL Group, Inc.

Headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts, Destination XL Group, Inc. is the largest omni-channel specialty retailer of big & tall men's apparel with store locations throughout the United States and London, England. The retailer operates under five brands: Destination XL® (DXL®), Casual Male XL®, Rochester Clothing®, ShoesXL® and LivingXL®. The Company also operates e-commerce sites at www.destinationxl.com and www.bigandtall.com. With more than 2,000 private label and name brand styles to choose from, big and tall customers are provided with a unique blend of wardrobe solutions not available at traditional retailers. For more information, visit www.destinationxl.com.

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 equipment rentals and sales, healthcare, public sector, manufacturing and distribution, 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 and 2014 Alliance Partner of the Year awards. 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.


Melissa Prusher Director of Marketing Avaap (732) 710-3425 melissa.prusher@avaap.com

Source:Avaap Inc.