K3 and Microsoft sign GISV agreement
K3 today announced that it has signed on to be one of a select group of Global ISVs (independent software vendor) for Microsoft Dynamics AX further strengthening its relationship with Microsoft.
With this strategic relationship in place, K3, supported by a global network of partners, will work with Microsoft to bring ax|is fashion to the market. ax|is fashion is a concept-to-consumer solution based on Microsoft Dynamics for Retail and further tailored for the fashion and apparel industry.
“K3 is a longstanding Microsoft partner and we are very pleased to be able to take our relationship to this next level. At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference this year, K3 was awarded the ISV of Year award for the UK, further testimony to the great work we have done together,” said Sander Schoneveld, Managing Director, K3 Software Solutions.”
One of the big differentiators with ax|is fashion is that it is a fully integrated solution, developed to leveraging all the benefits of Microsoft Dynamics for Retail with additional functionality to meet the unique and exacting needs of the fashion and apparel industry.
“K3’s time and effort developing ax|is fashion has resulted in a solution that not only addresses the everyday challenges of this very important market, but also can work across various elements of the value chain from product development all the way to the end consumer,” , said Pat Fitzhenry, Director, Global ISV Partners, Microsoft Business Solutions. “We are very pleased to be working with K3 to bring this robust, fit-for-purpose solution to the market”.
About ax|is fashion: ax|is fashion is a concept-to-consumer solution that is literally “made to measure, ready to wear”. This flexible and scalable solution, based on Microsoft Dynamics for Retail, offers fashion and apparel enterprises such as Ted Baker, Charles Tyrwhitt, Seasalt and others, a tailored environment in which to gain insight and control over all processes and channels to market. The customized tools, pre-configured to align to specific fashion tasks and processes, drive agility and productivity and the out of the box fashion functionality means there is no need for extensive back-end configuration, resulting in a shorter implementation cycle and quicker ROI.