Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) for Distributors ERP Certification Report

Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distributors in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

About This Report

Epicor ERP certified by: Aleksey Osintsev, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers; Gabriel Gheorghiu, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers
Demonstration conducted by: Jeff Underdahl, Director, Systems Engineer, Epicor; Lisa Preuss, Director of AR/PR, Epicor; Kyle Pickus, Manager, Marketing Programs, Epicor

Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that Epicor ERP (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distributors in the ERP Evaluation Center. This Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of ERP software for distributors. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s request for information (RFI). Certification ensures that product capabilities have been demonstrated to TEC analysts based on the responses Epicor provided in its completed TEC RFI; and that TEC analysts have analytically and comparatively reviewed Epicor ERP RFI data against known benchmarks.

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Report Contents

Background and Analyst View

 
Epicor ERP is an enterprise-wide solution that not only is capable of supporting large businesses in functionality and scalability, but also remains user friendly and has a distinct and unambiguous logic, which even relatively inexperienced ERP software users can easily learn and comprehend. In this report, the functional aspects of the Epicor software are evaluated in comparison with other ERP packages for discrete types of manufacturing businesses, represented by the virtual “average” ERP solution, based on TEC’s unique software evaluation methodology.
 
Epicor has been in the enterprise software market since its foundation in 1984, and the company went public in 1992. To fit its strategy of offering businesses a full-range solution, Epicor undertook significant in-house software development as well as acquisition of a number of vendors, eventually becoming a well-known global ERP provider with both direct and indirect presence in more than 150 countries, with more than 20,000 corporate customers working in more than 30 languages. Read more
 
 

Benchmark Results for Epicor ERP (v. 9.05)

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by Epicor ERP (v. 9.05) for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
The TEC Focus Indicator™ shows you which types of functionality are likely differentiators for the Epicor ERP (v. 9.05) solution in the small business software space. Get the results
 
 

Product Review: Epicor ERP (v. 9.05)

Ease of Use
Workflow Design
Ease of Implementation
Innovation
 
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TEC Analyst Observations on Epicor ERP (v. 9.05)

As TEC has collected, reviewed, and analyzed detailed data on Epicor ERP, we can confirm that the overall functionality support level of the software is notably higher that the average ERP product for distributors, and comes close to being competitive with larger vendors. The system’s design and architecture leaves a positive impression. The vendor obviously follows a clearly defined product development strategy inspired by a deep business vision, and put into action using a well designed tactical plan. Read more
 

Detailed Functionality Graphs for Epicor ERP (v. 9.05)

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by Epicor ERP (v. 9.05) for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Distribution Process Management
  • Human Resources
  • Financials
  • Retail and Commerce
 
 
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