I recently had the opportunity, during Epicor’s global customer conference, to talk with Chad Meyer, director of product marketing, and he shared with me some of the highlights of Epicor’s vision and strategy for cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP).
Epicor has since 2010 offered a scaled-back Epicor Express Edition of the Epicor 9 (Epicor ERP) solution. The express edition is
(energy reporting and carbon accounting), emarketingsaas.com (e-mail marketing and surveys), and TIE Kinetix (electronic data interchange [EDI]). The option to transition from cloud to on-premise, or vice versa, will also be available (some smaller customers may prefer to move from cloud to on-premise as their business grows). In order to extend its ERP cloud offering to enterprise customers, Epicor will use Windows Azure , a cloud computing platform as a service (PaaS), which is flexible and scalable