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Press Release - April 17, 2013

Velocity Technology Solutions Introduces Infor Cloud Services at Inforum 2013

NEW YORK – April 17, 2013 – Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc. (Velocity), a leader in enterprise and business application services which are fully-managed and protected within a velocity cloud, will introduce Infor Cloud Services at Inforum 2013. Inforum is the largest international conference for Infor customers, partners and employees. The event takes place in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) from April 21-24, 2013. Velocity is an Inforum 2013 Platinum Sponsor and will once again host a private reception for customers and partners at the conference. For more information about Velocity’s managed application and disaster recovery services for Infor and other business applications, visit Velocity at booth 110.
 
“Infor Cloud Services is the ideal platform for enterprises that run or plan to deploy Infor solutions because of the flexibility, scalability and resiliency of Velocity cloud infrastructure,” said Paul Cioni, Senior Vice President, Service Delivery at Velocity. “In addition, Velocity Cloud Services provide tremendous value because all customers receive full upgrade support – including software implementation and retrofit of customizations – included in their monthly service agreement.” 
 
Unmatched Infor Innovation and Experience
Velocity has hosted and supported Infor Lawson ERP and other applications in the cloud for a decade; more than any other Managed Service Provider (MSP). Velocity’s Cloud Services suite includes fully-managed application services, platform-as-a-service (PaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), and managed disaster recovery services delivered through a secure and resilient cloud. Infor Cloud Services run on a building-block architecture of highly-defined technology components that are purpose-built to optimize the performance of Infor solutions and readily integrate multiple applications. This configuration facilitates Infor’s loosely-coupled approach to integrating its solutions with complementary business systems and applications.
 
Business Case for Infor in the Cloud
Velocity Vice President of Customer Experience, Chance Veasey, will present an Infor Healthcare Track industry session on migrating and deploying Infor applications in the cloud. Veasey has broad experience in building, optimizing, and maintaining a portfolio of application services and a technical infrastructure within dynamic organizations in Velocity’s Managed Application Services provider segment.

  • Monday, April 22 from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. (Session IHEA – 334; Room W204C) “Why Companies Are Moving Infor Applications to the Cloud.” This session outlines why companies are moving Infor applications to the cloud and how to succeed at doing so, including case studies on moving to the next generation of Infor solutions.


The Velocity Cloud Advantage
Organizations that select Infor Cloud Services from Velocity reduce risk, cost and complexity from IT operations and enjoy:

  • 24/7 operational support from Velocity’s accredited Infor solutions experts 
  • Dedicated Customer Support  Advocate 
  • Lifecycle management, including maintenance patches and updates 
  • Infor-optimized infrastructure including all required software and hardware for production and non-production environments
  • Application aware system monitoring, performance tuning, and capacity management
  • Change, security and incident management
  • Fully-managed disaster recovery and data backup services

About Velocity Technology Solutions 
Velocity Technology Solutions is a leader in enterprise and business application services which are fully- managed and protected within a velocity cloud. It is dedicated to lowering operational costs, providing industry-leading service levels and improving software performance while reducing the burden on IT staff and enabling deployment flexibility. Velocity provides cloud solutions for enterprise applications with high levels of performance. Expertise managing software 24/7, combined with proprietary technology that enhances availability, security, and control, make Velocity the trusted partner for rapidly and securely deploying application investments into a secure and resilient cloud. 
 
Velocity is headquartered in New York with facilities in Minneapolis, Seattle, Denver, Tampa, London (Canada), and Glasgow (UK). Velocity is a portfolio company of Silver Lake Sumeru, a global leader in private equity investments in growth-oriented technology and technology-enabled companies (for additional information on the firm and its entire portfolio, visit www.silverlake.com). For more information on Velocity: visit www.velocity.cc.
 
Contacts
Chas Kielt 
Chief Marketing Officer 
Velocity Technology Solutions
Chas.Kielt@Velocity.cc
646.884.6626
 
Lisette Kwong
Vice President
Ogilvy Public Relations
Velocity@Ogilvy.com
212.880.5222