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An Aberdeen Group survey of more than 1600 business leaders in 36 countries ranks Infor as the most influential private technology company.
The survey, part of Aberdeens "2009 State of the Market: Mid Year Insights Report, ranks the top 25 technology vendors that had the most influence over respondents companies over the last year. This year Infor moved up 5 spots to number 13 overall and is the only privately-held company to make the list.
The 2009 State of the Market: Mid-Year Insights Report" highlights the best practices and recommended actions for managing customers, employees, products, services, and information technology in today's volatile market. Aberdeen determined the top technology vendors by asking survey respondents to identify the three technology companies that have the largest influence on their day-to-day operations. Infor received the 13th highest number of mentions, ahead of AT&T, Intel and Adobe, among others.
This recognition is a testament to our corporate strategy, which is to help advance our customers businesses with powerful solutions that deliver the highest value, said Jim Schaper, chairman and CEO, Infor. Our ranking on Aberdeens list honours the great strides we have made in meeting the changing needs of our customers through innovative offerings, such as Infor Flex and Infor MyDay.
Infor acquires and develops functionally rich software backed by thousands of domain experts and then makes it better through continuous innovation, faster implementations, global enablement, and flexible buying options. In a few short years, Infor has become one of the largest providers of business software in the world.