NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to transform and streamline Diebold's service, supply chain management and financial operations processes, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) has partnered with Infosys (NYSE: INFY) and Oracle to deploy market leading enterprise applications. Diebold has more than 10 years of Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP) experience, and has partnered with Infosys over the past 18 months to strategize, mobilize and transform its global information technology (IT) delivery.
By deploying Oracle's enterprise applications, Diebold will simplify and standardize its global processes to create a more robust and customer-centric enterprise. The enterprise applications (Oracle R12 E-business suite and Siebel Field Service) will drive internal efficiencies and enable an integrated real-time view of Diebold's global cross-functional processes and data.
"Manufacturers worldwide are restructuring their operations and building services-based business models—Diebold showed great fortitude to achieve this reinvention. We are thrilled to be chosen to join forces with Diebold and believe that the company will see great returns in the near future as these applications take root in Diebold's operations," said Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys Co-founder and Executive Vice Chairman.
"We enjoy a longstanding partnership with Diebold, and we are excited to be working with Andy, his team, and Infosys. Together, we are delivering a technology-driven transformation that takes full advantage of the industry-leading Oracle technology stack," said Mark Hurd, Oracle President.
"This is an important building block to help accelerate Diebold's transformation process," said Andy W. Mattes, Diebold President and Chief Executive Officer. "Over the next two years, it is our goal to build a world-class IT infrastructure that provides comprehensive and analytical data, necessary to support our growing business operations as we continue to transform to a services-led organization."
"Infosys is committed to leveraging its deep capabilities with Oracle enterprise applications, and its expertise in the consulting and systems integration space, to help Diebold accelerate its transformation to a services-led organization," said Sanjay Jalona, Infosys Senior Vice President and Global Head, Manufacturing and Engineering services. "This will further strengthen the partnership between our companies."
About Infosys Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions. We enable clients, in more than 30 countries, to stay a step ahead of emerging business trends and outperform the competition. We help them transform and thrive in a changing world by co-creating breakthrough solutions that combine strategic insights and execution excellence.
About Diebold Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a global leader in providing innovative self-service technology, security systems and related services. Diebold has approximately 16,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered near Canton, Ohio, USA. Visit Diebold at www.diebold.com or on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DieboldInc.
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