JDA Software Opens New Data Center in Missouri
Expansion meets customer demand for service delivery and cloud deployment capabilitiesScottsdale, Ariz. – July 24, 2012 –
In response to growing demand for its service delivery and cloud deployment capabilities, JDA®Software Group, Inc.
(NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®
, today announced the opening of a highly secure and state of the art data center in Kansas City, Mo., extending the company’s ability to deploy JDA Cloud Services. The center is owned and operated by JDA alliance memberLayered Technologies, Inc.(Layered Tech)
, a leading global provider of compliant hosting, managed dedicated hosting and cloud services for mission-critical e-business applications. Layered Tech will assist JDA with deployments, trouble shooting, issue detection and resolution, and help setup virtual environments in support of JDA end-user clients.
The Kansas City data center increases JDA’s capability to support its global customer base by providing a rich ecosystem of world-class space, capacity and performance in the cloud to drive improved performance for their business. The new data center provides JDA with two separately located sites within the U.S., providing added capabilities for global site recovery. The data center is fully operational and has been supporting JDA customers since May of this year.
“The last three years have demonstrated that our customers benefit when we deliver JDA solutions via our cloud platform,” said Hamish Brewer, President and CEO, JDA Software
. “We believe an increasing number of customers will be moving their supply chain solutions to the cloud and we are uniquely positioned to help them. The new data center substantially increases our capability to make our cloud platform the primary delivery channel for our customers.”
“JDA believes fundamentally that we can enhance our customers’ business results by delivering our solutions to them utilizing our Cloud platform,” said Joseph King, senior vice president, Cloud Services, JDA Software
. “As such, it is the business solutions that leverage our cloud platform that remain our primary focus because delivering substantial new value to our customers drives our business most effectively in these challenging times. In this respect, our new data center strengthens our delivery capability and provides the necessary infrastructure to support a substantial expansion of our Cloud business over the coming years.”
“JDA is on the leading edge of delivering advanced solutions to their clients,” said Jack Finlayson, Chairman and CEO, Layered Tech.
“We are excited about the growth of our partnership with JDA and look forward to supporting JDA’s continued expansion in Kansas City.”
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About JDA Software Group
Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®
, is the leading provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders including i2 Technologies®
. JDA’s robust services offering, including complete solution lifecycle management via JDA Cloud Services, provides customers with leading-edge industry practices and supply chain expertise, lower total cost of ownership, long-term business value, and 24/7 functional and technical support. To learn more, visit jda.com or email email@example.com
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