IFS, Cenmetrix sign joint partnership agreement

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IFS and Cenmetrix have signed a strategic partnership agreement where both companies will work together to provide a total software and hardware solution to the customer.

“Having a reliable partner who could provide one vital element for the offering that makes it a complete end-to-end solution, gives great confidence and convenience to our prospects. We believe the partnership with Cenmetrix would add that vital ingredient we could offer the customer and we are very happy and look forward for a great partnership between two organisations that have similar values, and culture,” IFS South Asia Director Sales and Marketing Shiraz Lye said.

“The dynamics of business around the world is changing. Consumers are looking for total solution providers to do business with. The IFS and Cenmetrix strategic synergy will help us deliver the most optimum solution to benefit our customers,” Centmetric Director Farhard Hussain said.

 IFS is a public company founded in 1983. It develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications, a component-based extended ERP suite. IFS focuses on agile businesses where any of four core processes are strategic: Service and asset management, manufacturing, supply chain and projects. The company has 2,000 customers and is present in more than 50 countries with 2,700 employees in total. Net revenue in 2009 was SKr 2.6 billion.

“IFS reach” that was launched last year for SMEs in South Asia, offers a state of the art ERP at a fraction of a cost, with an assurance that the project would be implemented in 100 days. The solution comes in an easy to learn, simple to use, new and modern user friendly interface.

Cenmetrix is an IT systems integrations provider operating in Sri Lanka, specialising in fingerprint hardware, security access control systems, and RFID asset tracking solutions. Cenmetrix’s local portfolio includes solutions to several other leading companies such as the National Water Supply Board, Rocell, No-Limit, Virtusa, Prima Group, LB Finance, Ceylon Petroleum Storage, Lanka Tiles, AMW, Sri Lanka Telecom, and the Colombo Stock Exchange.