Infor today announced it will highlight its comprehensive CloudSuite offering to support business competitiveness and digitalized cities in the region at this year’s GITEX Technology Week 2017. The Middle East cloud applications market is expected to grow from $887.5 million in 2015 to $2.4 billion by 2020, at an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 22.1% to 2020. This is driven by the need for businesses to optimize operations and costs, and to reduce the complexities of process-oriented industries including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, public sector, and hospitality.
“Infor is in a good position to deliver stronger and more comprehensive transformative cloud applications solutions across industries in the region. As the Middle East moves towards greater economic diversification, cloud will form the fundamentals for increased competitiveness in key industry verticals as overall expenditure on digital technologies continues to rise. We are already seeing the digital transformation drive sweeping various industries with CIOs prioritizing investment in the cloud,” said Tarik Taman, General Manager, IMEA, Infor.
One company undergoing rapid transformation is Zahid Group, a diversified business with 4,000 employees, which has launched the first phase of Infor’s innovative M3 solution.
“In collaboration with Infor, we have simplified, standardized, and transformed our previous business practices to achieve Zahid Group’s operational excellence goals. Given the depth and breadth of Infor’s solutions, this is the ideal opportunity for us to transform the entire organization and become even more competitive through the increased visibility of critical business information, the smooth flow of data between departments, and streamlined business processes across all of our sites,” said Barig Siraj, Chief Information Officer, Zahid Tractor and Heavy Machinery.
Infor CloudSuite, a solution that continues to redefine cloud for the enterprise, delivering solutions purpose-built by industry will be featured heavily on Infor’s agenda.
“GITEX remains a great opportunity for us to connect with our customers and partners and highlight how we are meeting their needs through technology driven innovations in the cloud,” continued Taman.
Infor’s focus solutions and verticals for the Middle East span both the public and private sectors and include manufacturing, distribution, retail, public sector, hospitality, and healthcare. Within these verticals, the Infor CloudSuite solutions that will be showcased include Human Capital Management (HCM), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Human Resources (HR), Learning Management (LN), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehouse Management System (WMS), and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
This year Infor will be hosting a number of key talks on various topics including ‘Digital Manufacturing’, ‘21St Century Asset Management’, ‘Social Collaboration @ Work’ and ‘ERP in the Cloud’. Infor is also participating in GITEX Tech Talks ‘SAAS & Cloud – Losing Control or Simplifying Life’ panel discussion on Tuesday October 10th at 2:30pm.