IFS has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Large Enterprise ERP Applications.
Based on a comprehensive evaluation of IFS’s products and strategies, the IDC MarketScape placed the company in the Leaders Category worldwide, citing the following highlights:
• Customer intimacy: IFS recognizes that deep industry knowledge is key to its customers’ success because manufacturing experts have for decades worked closely with customers to perfect their solution, resulting in some customers achieving twice the ROI improvement.
• Flexible product: IFS has multimode manufacturing capabilities, visual drag-and-drop functionality for operational planning and scheduling, integrated eco-footprint functionality, integrated service management, and complete functionality for product life-cycle management.
• Cloud-first and innovation: IFS Applications’ strategy is to have a cloud-first mindset. IFS does major investments to adapt and engineer IFS Applications for the cloud. IFS Labs helps by proving out the concepts of today that customers will ask for tomorrow, to make their everyday work more productive, efficient, and inspiring.
“Our position as a leader in the ERP market has once again been validated by independent research like this IDC MarketScape,” said Antony Bourne, Senior Vice President, Industries and Product Marketing. “IFS has worked tirelessly to make connecting to, and extending, the IFS core easy – which means it is simpler for customers to enjoy a truly open and enabled software platform. We also continue to invest in emerging technologies like robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning. For our customers, this translates into pragmatic ways for customers to interact better across their entire business, allowing them to maximize the value from their IFS solutions.”