Priority Software Ltd., a leading provider of cloud ERP solutions, today announced its collaboration with Microsoft Azure, a cloud services provider, to deploy and manage its ERP solutions through Microsoft Azure. As part of the agreement, Priority will deploy its cloud ERP solutions on Azure's global network of data centers. Priority's ERP solution on Azure will allow customers to manage their organizations with secure data access, reduced administrative costs and increased overall stability and agility in a SaaS model.

Priority empowers companies and organizations of all sizes by providing the most comprehensive, flexible and affordable ERP solutions on the market today. Available both on premise and as SaaS, Priority is targeted to SMEs, offering an alternative to the complex and costly traditional ERP systems from giant vendors. With 8,700 customers in 40 countries, Priority solutions are offered as on-premise and cloud, both with 100% system functionality. Today, more than 1,900 cloud customers enjoy the fundamental elements of ERP with primary modules including finance, manufacturing, logistics, human resources, business intelligence, project management and built-in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of cloud services for building, deploying and managing applications through Microsoft's global network of data centers. Integrated tools, DevOps and a marketplace support customers in efficiently building anything from simple mobile apps to internet-scale solutions. Further, Azure offers unlimited data storage, improved speed and a better way to meet the need of latent innovation in the industry. To date, ninety percent of Fortune 500 companies trust the Microsoft Cloud and take advantage of Microsoft security, privacy, transparency, and the most compliance coverage of any cloud provider.

"We are faced with rapidly increasing demands for our cloud ERP services in both North America and Europe and must therefore rely on a scalable and trusted infrastructure. I am confident that with Azure's robust cloud services we will be able to deliver new business efficiencies and support digital culture change," comments Avi Troub, VP International Sales & Channel at Priority Software. "I also believe that we now have an attractive offering for Azure's existing channels who are looking for new opportunities."

"We are proud to serve the business process management software market and support global ERP vendors such as Priority," says Idit Gazit Berger, ISV Lead MEA at Microsoft. "With Priority's commitment and strategic approach to the Microsoft cloud and with their fast-growing cloud customer base, we have the opportunity to step up and help design and deploy the best possible solutions for Priority's cloud ERP customers. This, in turn, will help to empower change and initiate new business opportunities."


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Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft Azure, is Microsoft's public cloud computing platform. It provides a range of cloud services, including those for compute, analytics, storage and networking. Users can pick and choose from these services to develop and scale new applications, or run existing applications, in the public cloud. Microsoft Azure is widely considered both a Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering. To ensure availability, Microsoft has Azure data centers located around the world. As of January 2016, Microsoft Azure services are available in 42 regions across the globe, including in the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and Brazil. For more information, visit www.azure.microsoft.com.