Vanguard Software signed a deal in which NexInfo, an Oracle Platinum Partner, will sell, implement, and support Vanguard Software’s unified cloud platform for Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and forecasting.
Vanguard Software Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Neal Goffman believes the partnership will help Vanguard increase its presence in the Oracle ERP user market, as well as among users of other top-tier enterprise systems, including SAP and Microsoft.
“NexInfo’s experience with Oracle and other top-tier systems will help Vanguard extend its reach into those user communities,” said Goffman. He added that the deal also complements NexInfo’s strong base of enterprise system makers with a best-of-breed plugin platform for forecasting and planning. “It’s a stronger go-to-market offering for all involved,” he said.
Vanguard Software’s cloud platform includes applications for sales forecasting, demand planning, inventory optimization, budgeting and forecasting, sales and operations planning (S&OP), and IBP with full financial integration.
Oracle Platinum Partner
NexInfo is an Oracle Platinum Partner that specializes in value chain planning and implementation, product lifecycle management, data security and management, and analytics.
Under the deal, NexInfo will sell Vanguard Software as part of larger integrated consulting and implementation solutions. NexInfo will also handle post-implementation services, including maintenance, level-1 support, training, and ongoing systems integration.
NexInfo is a leading business solutions firm based in Santa Ana, California, that excels in tailored supply chain and product lifecycle management solutions, with innovative specialization in business process design, software implementations, managed services, staff augmentation, and SaaS solutions.
About Vanguard Software
Vanguard Software introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995. Today, companies across every major industry and more than 60 countries rely on the Vanguard Predictive Planning™ platform to reduce overstocks, optimize inventory distribution, reduce supply costs with an agile platform based on advanced algorithmic modeling. Based in Cary, North Carolina, Vanguard Software makes every supply chain more resilient through better forecasting, scheduling, and replenishment.