June 30, 2009 Alex Woodie
Infor provided more answers to questions on how its new Infor Flex program is going to work. The company confirmed that Flex will trade some of Infor’s short-term profits in favor of a better long-term outlook for its business. And while the company is adamant that it’s not imposing a “forced march” on customers, a senior company representative confirmed that a goal of Flex is to consolidate its customers–particularly its 15,000 AS/400 customers–onto a fewer number of strategic ERP applications.
The fact that Infor would like its customer base to upgrade to newer releases of its products should come as