Infor announce agreement to acquire Certpoint Systems
Business application software providers Infor have announced an agreement to acquire learning management software providers Certpoint Systems.
The transaction, which is expected to be completed on April 1st, will see Infor Human Capital Management suite Infor possess the most comprehensive end-to-end offerings the market has to offer.
Infor chose Certpoint for its thought leadership and ability to deliver social and mobile learning technologies that have transformed the discipline of learning from a back office support function to an enterprise talent optimisation tool.
Learning is expected to become a key capability for Infor's customers in the healthcare industry as the industry transforms itself.
Tarik Taman, general manager of human capital management at Infor, said: "The acquisition of CERTPOINT will enable Infor to offer customers an end-to-end HCM solution, delivered to help maximise access and business insight and achieve breakthrough performance.
"In addition to complementary functionality, the acquisition of CERTPOINT sends the signal that Infor intends to be top the leaderboard of SaaS Enterprise Human Capital Management solution providers."
Ara Ohanian, CEO and chief happiness officer at Certpoint Systems, added: "Infor and CERTPOINT share a common culture -a focus on innovation and business impact.
"Our aim is to offer clients all the advantages of our combined strengths, building further on our ability to transform knowledge into tangible business results."