|[October 15, 2013]
IFS named a "Visionary" in Gartner Magic Quadrants for EAM
WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)--
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that it has
been named as a visionary in Gartner's (News - Alert) Magic Quadrants for Power
Generation Enterprise Asset Management Software (EAM)* and Delivery
Utility Enterprise Asset Management**. IFS Applications™ offers
flexible, scalable, and integrated solution architecture, as well as its
innovative and rich maintenance functionality.
"We are pleased to be recognized as a Visionary in Gartner's magic
quadrants for power generation and delivery utility EAM," IFS Industry
Director, Energy & Utilities, Colin Beaney said. "IFS has a long history
of supporting power generation companies and utilities and we believe
that the Gartner placements confirm our unique position in this
industry. IFS actively leverages industry analyses to enhance our asset
lifecycle solution, most notably in the form of improved support for
linear asset management, structured failure management, and GIS
integration. Additional significant product investments have been made
in asset estimation and construction planning, such as compatible units
functionality. We will continue to work closely with leading energy and
utility customers around the world to develop additional capabilities
for this asset-intensive industry."
Energy and utilities is one of IFS's targeted market segments. Since it
was founded, IFS has developed and delivered best-practice-based,
industry-specific solutions for the sector in enterprise asset
management, capital project management, and asset lifecycle management.
IFS solutions support all critical business enterprise processes with an
integrated applications suite for capital project management, supply
chain management, assets and work management, service and contracts
management, sustainability, financial management, human resource
management, document management, etc. Cost-effective and scalable, IFS
Applications is used in large-scale, enterprise deployments and as
World-class utilities functionality, an agile application architecture,
and a dedicated team of experienced professionals have made IFS the
choice of leading utilities such as Three Gorges, National Hydroelectric
Power Corporation, Brookfield Renewable Power, Mälarenergi, GECOL,
Horizon Utilities, Torresol, Barking Power, and nuclear power stations
in Sweden (E.On OKG, Vattenfall Forsmark, Ringhals ), South Africa
(PBMR), and China (Sanmen, Shandong and Qinshan), as well as France
Telecom, B Sky B, TenneT.
* Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Power Generation Enterprise Asset
Management Software, Kristian Steenstup, September 17, 2013.
** Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Delivery Utility Enterprise Asset
Management, Kristian Steenstrup, September 18, 2013.
is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops,
supplies, and implements
Applications™, a component-based extended ERP suite. IFS focuses on industries
where management of any of the following four core processes is
chain, and projects.
The company has 2,100 customers
and is present in approximately 60 countries with 2,800 employees in
total. More information on IFS is available at www.IFSWORLD.com.
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