Leading Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider Live on Workday for 200,000 Workers in 25 Countries
PLEASANTON, CA – December 9, 2011 – Workday Inc. today announced that Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX), a leading global provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), has completed its rollout of Workday Human Capital Management for more than 200,000 workers, representing the world’s largest deployment of a global HR system of record delivered via real Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
Together with Workday, Flextronics has achieved what many of the world’s largest global companies once thought was unattainable: a single system of record for human resources and talent management for hundreds of thousands of employees in more than two dozen countries, supporting multiple country laws, regulations, and languages—delivered in the cloud. Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources (HR), payroll and financial management.
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“We started Workday six years ago with the plan to be an enterprise SaaS provider that could meet the needs of the world’s largest multinational companies,” said Dave Duffield, co-CEO and chief customer advocate at Workday. “Not only are we grateful to have a tremendous customer in Flextronics, we also share in its sense of pride and accomplishment upon the completion of its global rollout of Workday.”
“The SaaS approach is very much in line with how large companies should be looking at IT: keep things as simple and as low-cost as possible, yet invest in modern technologies that have the flexibility to adapt to your business as it changes,” said Dave Smoley, CIO at Flextronics. “We are glad we bet on Workday and are delighted to benefit from the ongoing results of that decision.”
“Workday has dramatically improved the productivity of our HR organization,” said Debi Hirshlag, vice president of worldwide human resources at Flextronics. “Workday also is providing enhanced tools and insight into our global workforce, allowing us to respond more quickly to new market opportunities.”
Workday is the leader in enterprise-class, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for managing global businesses, combining a lower cost of ownership with an innovative approach to business applications. Founded by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, Workday delivers unified Human Capital Management, Payroll and Financial Management solutions designed for today's organizations and the way people work. Delivered in the cloud leveraging a modern technology platform, Workday offers a fresh alternative to legacy ERP. More than 240 customers, spanning mid-sized organizations to Fortune 500 businesses, have selected Workday. Visit us at www.workday.com.
Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical, clean tech and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.
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