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Innofactor Implements First Large-Scale Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 ERP in Public Cloud

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20.06.2016 00:00

Innofactor Plc, operating in the Nordic Countries, has delivered the Microsoft Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning system for its own use as a cloud service. This is the most extensive Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 implementation in the world that has been deployed for commercial use and the only one delivered to a publicly listed company.

Espoo 16 June 2016 - Innofactor (Nasdaq Helsinki: IFA) has delivered for its own use a Microsoft Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning solution implemented as a cloud service. The solution meets the needs for Innofactor’s Nordic operations, supporting continuous growth and flexibly allows capacity scaling as new functionalities and businesses are included.

The Dynamics AX solution serves Innofactor’s Nordic operations for managing financial and HR processes and actual business processes. Innofactor’s project business concept helps the establishment of projects and steers the business management through project portfolios. In addition to project management, the system covers hour entries.

Innofactor is a leading Finnish supplier of Microsoft’s ERP solutions and they will introduce customers to a cloud-based ERP.

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“Our ERP solution outlines basic processes for organization’s key requirements. The application serving business was adopted easily and can also be modified agilely to meet our needs. We created tools for serving customers, pursuing growing operations and offering employees a flexible, motivating way to achieve their own goals as safe cloud services,” says Sami Ensio, CEO of Innofactor. “We first wanted to implement the solution for our own use. We can utilize the gained experiences from our own project and the streamlining, deployment and use of processes for the benefit of our customers. We can thus minimize our customers’ risks when moving over to AX’s new version and cloud.”

“Microsoft’s partner Innofactor shows a pioneering spirit by introducing in its production the latest version of the Dynamics AX solution. It is really great that we are one of the first ones in the world to do this. Innofactor’s customers can now utilize the experience gained from how a business-critical ERP system can easily be deployed for use by the entire personnel as a flexible, safe cloud service,” says Mika Aromaa, Director, Business Solutions, Microsoft Oy.

Further information:
Sami Ensio, CEO
Innofactor Plc
Tel. +358 50 584 2029

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Innofactor is one of the leading Nordic IT solution providers focused on Microsoft platforms. Innofactor delivers business-critical solutions and maintenance services as a system integrator and develops its own software products and services. The focus area in Innofactor’s own product development is Microsoft’s cloud solutions. Innofactor's customers include over 1,200 private and public sector organizations in the Nordic Countries. The company has over 500 motivated and skilled employees in a number of locations in Finland, Sweden and Denmark. In 2011–2015, the annual growth of Innofactor’s net sales has been approximately 35%. The Innofactor Plc share is listed in the technology section of the main list of NASDAQ Helsinki Oy.