Cooperative contracts deliver significant benefits and cost savings to E&I members on enterprise resource planning software, systems, and services
August 27, 2019 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I), the nation’s only member-owned non-profit purchasing cooperative solely serving the needs of education, recently announced new competitively-solicited agreements with Mythics for Oracle, Unit4, and Workday, three of the leading providers of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, systems, and services to educational institutions nationwide. Through these fully cloud-native, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions custom-built for education, E&I members now have continuous, secure access to student, financial, and human resources (HR) data on cloud-based systems that streamline processes and ensure transparency throughout the institution.
“Cloud ERP solutions empower E&I members to be more efficient and effective in their most crucial administrative operations,” said Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technology Category at E&I. “We are proud to deliver the best cloud-native ERP solutions from providers with proven track records.”
Oracle’s leading-edge cloud solutions for higher education and K-12—with implementation and integration services through Mythics, Oracle’s premier partner—provide continuous, secure access to student, financial, and HR data on a cloud-based system that streamlines processes and ensures transparency throughout the institution.
Unit4’s globally-established integrated solutions for higher education enable back-office and student systems to be managed as one cohesive entity. The company’s multi-tenant SaaS solutions are highly scalable, offering mobile-enabled tools, dashboards, and interfaces for ease-of-use and accessibility anytime, anywhere.
Workday’s groundbreaking single system is comprised of flexible, intuitive applications that integrate operations across the institution. This multi-tenant SaaS solution for higher education delivers built-in business intelligence, diverse organizational structures with modeling capabilities, and more than 550 optimized business processes.
“These three new contracts provide our members with greater flexibility and choice among the top cloud-native ERP solutions in the industry, and enable members to enjoy significant savings on the software and services they rely on every day,” said Gary D. Link, Chief Business Development Officer at E&I.
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About E&I Cooperative Services
E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the only member-owned, non-profit purchasing cooperative solely focused on serving education and related facilities. E&I delivers expertise, solutions, and services through a diverse portfolio of competitively solicited contracts. By leveraging the knowledge and purchasing power of its nationwide membership, E&I helps higher education and K-12 institutions reduce costs, optimize supply chain efficiencies, and save time on the RFP process. The Cooperative’s member-driven competitive solicitation process has been validated by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) as complying with generally accepted procurement standards. For more information, please visit: www.eandi.org.
About Mythics for Oracle
Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider, and Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, representing Oracle product lines across cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems, and appliances.
Unit4 builds enterprise applications that are central to the people-focused organizations they serve, improving efficiency and productivity and allowing people to spend more time on meaningful work. Unit4 provides ERP, performance management, and student information systems to colleges and universities globally to help accelerate growth, boost student success, and improve effectiveness.
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance, human capital management, analytics, and student applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, public and private universities, and state and local governments have selected Workday for ERP and other key business functionality.