Infor Extends Position in Asia Pacific

Enters channel partnership with GrapeCity to reach automotive, discrete manufacturing markets in China

Northville, MI — December 16, 2004 — Infor Global Solutions, a provider of enterprise software solutions to manufacturing and distribution vertical markets, said it has cultivated a new distributor relationship with GrapeCity Inc., an international software and services company. Info said it hopes to strengthening its position in the Asia Pacific market in the automotive and discrete manufacturing markets with the relationship.

GrapeCity has served the China market since 1988. As one of Infor's channel partners, GrapeCity will establish a network of trained and certified consultants, resellers and implementers in China for Infor's products with a focus on the automotive and discrete manufacturing industries.

"China, along with the Asia Pacific region generally, has emerged as a powerful manufacturing center. Our focus on providing solutions to select manufacturing industries, like automotive, makes it a strategic market for us," said Robin Pederson, senior vice president and general manager of Infor's Discrete Group. "Our partners in this region have the experience and expertise to assist us in establishing a leadership position in Asia Pacific that will parallel our success in Europe and the United States."

Infor serves customers in the Asia Pacific region through a network of partners. LSA Australia Pty. Ltd. covers Australia and New Zealand; Digital Information Systems serves Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines; Casys Eng Tech Co. Ltd. serves Taiwan; 3S-Tec Co. Ltd. covers South Korea; Quantum Asia Solutions Ltd. serves central and northern China; and JOS focuses on central and southern China.