Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 49 - Page 11


GAP Group is well equipped with Infor

the solution will help increase operational efficiency across the group , streamlining the sales order process while providing access to the latest software updates .
With 146 depots throughout the UK operating across 10 divisions , GAP supplies more than 6,000 product lines to the utilities , construction and infrastructure sectors .
The group is currently using Infor M3 on-premises to manage the service and rental of its entire product range and uphold compliance with vital health and safety regulations .
Its upgrade to Infor CloudSuite Equipment will help deliver additional system security , scalability , functionality and reliability .
Chris Parr , Chief Operating Officer , GAP Group , said : “ Infor CloudSuite Equipment will underpin our commitment to delivering exceptional , bespoke service to our customers with over 1,200 of our 1,860 employees across the UK using the solution daily .

Infor has announced that GAP Group , a leading independent equipment hire company in the UK , is deploying Infor CloudSuite Equipment , a multi-tenant cloud ERP system specifically designed for equipment manufacturers , dealers and rental companies . Delivered via multi-tenant cloud on Amazon Web Services ( AWS ),

“ We will be able to remain focused on our core business , safe in the knowledge that we ’ re working with the most up-to-date system features and functionality which are tailored to suit the unique requirements of our industry , further enhancing and optimising our complex , multi-faceted operation .”

NetSfere and Deutsche Telekom deliver a compliant mobile messaging platform

NetSfere , a global provider of nextgeneration secure and compliant messaging and mobility solutions , has announced its partnership with Deutsche Telekom , one of the world ’ s leading integrated telecommunications companies , to deploy NetSfere ’ s secure mobile messaging platform in all St . Augustinus hospitals , a leading German healthcare group .

“ NetSfere is designed to meet security and compliance requirements in regulated verticals including healthcare ,” said Franz Obermayer , Vice President Europe , NetSfere . “ Medical professionals do high-pressure , life-changing work , which demands a communication platform that enables them to do so more effectively . Our partnership with the St . Augustinus Group provides secure , compliant and flexible messaging options that eliminate the need for staff members to turn to risky messaging apps .”
Quick , instantaneous communication tools offer undisputed benefits to streamline staff communication , however , St . Augustinus noticed an alarming increase in the use of personal devices and popular messaging apps , like WhatsApp , which pose critical privacy and compliance risks . In response , NetSfere and Deutsche Telekom partnered to implement NetSfere ’ s HIPAA and GDPR compliant messaging platform that offers similar functionality to apps , like WhatsApp , but provides the highest level of end-to-end encryption through Deutsche Telekom ’ s highly secure data centre .
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