IFS gepositioneerd als ‘Challenger’ in 2015 Magic Quadrant for Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management van Gartner

IFS van ‘Niche Players’-kwadrant naar enige in ‘Challengers’-kwadrant

IFS, wereldwijd leverancier van enterprise applications, is benoemd tot de enige challenger in het Gartner Magic Quadrant for Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management*. IFS schrijft deze positie toe aan de forse groei die het bedrijf doormaakt in de energie- en nutssectoren, zoals energieopwekking en olie en gas.

* Gartner ‘Magic Quadrant for Energy & Utilities Enterprise Asset Management’, Leif Eriksen et al, september 2015

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IFS named as the “Challenger” in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management

IFS position moves from “Niche Players” quadrant to sole position in “Challengers” quadrant

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has been named as the only challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management*. IFS attributes this position to significant growth in energy and utilities sectors such as power generation and oil and gas.

“We are pleased to be recognized as the only challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management,” said Colin Beaney, IFS global industry director for energy & utilities. “Over recent years, we have experienced strong growth in this sector, which includes the oil and gas segment, and we believe that our position as challenger is proof of our momentum. IFS has more than 30 years’ experience of providing asset lifecycle solutions to the energy and utilities sector and we work with some of the world’s leading oil and gas companies—a legacy that we feel is unique in the enterprise applications market. We also believe that Gartner’s recognition validates the effectiveness of our global delivery capabilities and our efforts to grow our partner ecosystem.”

Since it was founded, IFS has developed and delivered best-practice-based, industry-specific solutions for the energy and utilities sector in enterprise asset management, capital project management, and asset lifecycle management. Working closely with leading power generation, transmission and distribution companies, EPCI contractors, drilling contractors, system/equipment suppliers and mobile asset owners, IFS delivers solutions that meet these sectors’ stringent requirements.

IFS Applications™ is used by leading utilities such as Three Gorges, National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, Brookfield Renewable Power, Hafslund, GECOL, Horizon Utilities, Torresol, Vantaan Energia, and nuclear power companies in Sweden, South Africa, Finland, Argentina, and China. IFS customers in the oil and gas segment include: Technip, Seadrill, Maersk Drilling, Maersk Supply Service, Rowan Companies, Odfjell Drilling, Agility Group, Babcock Marine, Heerema Fabrication Group, Archer, Apply Sørco, MIR VALVE, Hertel Group, Rosenberg WorleyParsons, BW Offshore, Semco Maritime, Reinertsen, VARD, PGS, Wellstream, Hamworthy, ShawCore, Icon Engineering, Songa Offshore, Mermaid Marine, Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc., Yinson Berhad, and Wood Group Mustang.

A complimentary copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant is available from the IFS website.

* Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Energy & Utilities Enterprise Asset Management” Leif Eriksen et al, Sep 2015.

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Over IFS
IFS™ is wereldwijd een erkend leider in het leveren van enterprise-software op het gebied van Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) en Enterprise Service Management (ESM). IFS brengt zijn klanten in specifieke sectoren dichterbij hun business en helpt hen zich slagvaardiger te maken om optimaal te kunnen inspelen op veranderingen. IFS is een beursgenoteerde onderneming (XSTO: IFS), opgericht in 1983, met meer dan 2.700 medewerkers. IFS ondersteunt meer dan 2.400 klanten wereldwijd vanuit een netwerk dat bestaat uit lokale vestigingen en een groeiend ecosysteem met partners. Meer informatie is te vinden op www.ifsworld.com.
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