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Supply chain solutions vendor JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced that its alliance with Thales, a global technology provider for the aerospace, defence, security and transportation markets, will provide companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with a highly secure and comprehensive Managed Services offering.
Companies that use JDA's supply chain, retail and pricing excellence solutions will have access to Thales Information Systems' data center located in the UK, with options for other centers across Europe. JDA will manage the software environment on a 24/7 basis, providing application management, solution upgrades and optimisation services. JDA's best-in-class Managed Services offering in combination with Thales Information Systems' infrastructure can help companies quickly achieve positive results while reducing the risk and costs associated with the implementation and operational management of their business solutions.
"Our selection as infrastructure management partner builds on the ongoing successful relationship we have with JDA," said David Lockwood, director at Thales UK. Joseph King, group vice president of managed services, JDA Software, added: "JDA's alliance with Thales Information Systems strengthens our ability to offer a comprehensive, global Managed Services offering. Combining JDA's proven delivery model and deep industry expertise with Thales Information Systems' secure infrastructure will help companies unlock greater value from their technology investment, driving bottom-line improvements and lowering their total cost of ownership."