Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced it has launched Infor Public Sector – a dedicated multi-tenant cloud offering for the UK public sector. Combining Infor CloudSuite Public Sector, Financials and Supply Chain Management (FSCM), Infor People Solutions (HR & Talent) with the dedicated public sector enterprise asset management capabilities of Infor Hansen, all of which run on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The solution will ensure that local and central government and arms-length bodies remain on the most up-to-date software releases to provide robust, secure and easily managed services.
To ensure compliance with the applicable data residency regulations, Infor Public Sector can be deployed via AWS in London. As part of the offering, Infor will build on more than two decades of experience with UK public sector organizations such as South West Water, Borders College, London Fire Brigade and Viewpoint Housing; and many global customers including the City of Coral Gables in Florida, USA, Ras Al Khaimah Wastewater Agency (RAKWA) in UAE and the City of Franklin in Tennessee, USA.
“Through the pandemic, cloud technology has proven to be an essential enabler for remote working across the public sector,” said Anwen Robinson, Infor senior vice president and general manager for the UK & Ireland. “The opportunity to replace cumbersome, frequently insecure, on-premises applications and expensive datacenters that demand a lot of management makes for an immediately attractive option. Now Infor can offer the UK public sector the ability to stay up-to-date and secure, keeping data on UK shores, whilst delivering highly relevant proven functionality to the public sector as well as multi-tenant options that open the possibility of shared services. And all of this is backed by our knowledge in addressing public sector challenges from across the globe. This makes for an incredibly compelling business case throughout both local and central governments.”
“Our public sector customers; from local and central government, blue light services and education are all having to deal with further budgetary constraints since the Covid pandemic but are still looking for industry leading solutions that offer real value.” said Jay Parekh, FifthQuadrant partner (pictured right). “FifthQuadrant’s expertise comes from years of supporting clients through complex organisational challenges, and this is now matched by Infor Public Sector’s robust and secure software, with critical functionality available straight out-of-the-box.”