Austin, TX – May 5, 2015 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, today announced that Infoblox Inc., a leader in automated network control, has selected Prophet by Baxter. Infoblox will implement Prophet to support its global customer base of over 7,900 enterprises and service providers in its pursuit to provide available, secure, and automated networks.


“Our customers rely on our solutions for their overall business health to compete and excel in today’s highly connected world,” stated Paul Schaffer, Senior Manager, Global Logistics and Fulfillment at Infoblox. “Serving some of the world’s largest banks, manufacturers, retailers, and oil and gas industry leaders, these organizations cannot afford a moment of downtime, so neither can we. Prophet and Baxter’s experts will be key in assuring Infoblox’s ability to support our clients’ service requirements as we continue our global expansion.”


Infoblox bloxCare Premium Maintenance Program helps keep customers’ mission critical network services up and running. Currently in 35 geographies, the program’s core is its 24x7x365 Technical Assistance Center staffed with the industry’s most highly qualified technical team. The program also provides advanced exchange, next business day replacements for hardware units covered under the program, which Prophet, enabled by Baxter’s Planning as a Service support, will forecast, optimize, and execute globally.


“Network availability is not a new concern, but it is more relevant in today’s complex business landscape than ever before,” commented Phillip Kennedy, Vice President, Product Management with Baxter Planning Systems. “With a growing number of Fortune 500 companies depending on Infoblox, Prophet and our expert planning team will help Infoblox manage and control its inventory while ensuring that customer service and business objectives are met.”


About Baxter Planning Systems
Since 1993, Baxter has developed solutions that meet the specific demands of aftermarket service and repair. Baxter’s suite of integrated forecasting and planning applications enables companies to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Alcatel-Lucent, Maintech, NetApp, Nutanix, Kawasaki, Carestream Health, Illumina and many others. For more information, visit