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What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


April 2011 saw the merger of Epicor and Activant Solutions to create a global leader in business software solutions. TEC principal analyst P. J. Jakovljevic sits down with CMO John Hiraoka to discuss the opportunities and challenges created by the merger and the potential synergy of the combined company, Epicor Software Corporation, to grow a wide range of products and industries, a very ambitious yet difficult-to-realize strategy.

e by epicor vendors colorado  software-as-a-service (SaaS) edition, Epicor Express , is now used by over 100 customers; which puts Epicor 9 at more than 2,500 customers in total. The vendor continues to sell the Epicor iScala offering to new customers, besides Epicor 9, but only in some regions and verticals (e.g., hospitality). iScala will also eventually be incorporated into Epicor 9 (see TEC’s certification report on the product ). Some folks might recall that in late 2008, the equity company Elliott Associates , which had a Read More

Encompix--Thriving on Encompassing Complexity Part One: Event Summary


If Encompix has for any reason deliberately maintained its ETO-oriented (engineer-to-order) enterprise resource planning system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing mid-market, it has certainly succeeded so far. However, given a certain number of viable solutions from more renowned and visible (even if not that focused) vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on.

e by epicor vendors colorado  traditional ERP functionality, as evidenced by this latest enhancements bonanza. Advanced planning and scheduling (APS), with visual drag-and-drop capabilities, is an optional module, which was built for scheduling time of key resources, and which is more applicable in project environment than expected. It comes in handy with the shop-floor data collection module, which is also available. As for the customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities, the vendor had started by offering integration to the Read More

Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious


Although end-user companies should continue to track the financial health of their vendors to possibly discern if the vendor will be a collector or one of the collected, the latest torrid 'love triangle' affair involving Oracle, PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards may prove that even a seemingly stable vendor can involuntarily end up being acquired. If your vendor is acquired, do meet the new owners, given their motivation in buying your vendor was the install base and that is you. Showing interest is your part in keeping the relationship the way you want it.

e by epicor vendors colorado  $10 billion application business empire by 2010. Given that its current applications revenue is only'' at about $500 million, and given modest to dismal prospects of organic growth in this economy, it is a no brainer that the remaining $9 billion-and-the- small change in desired applications revenues will be supplemented through acquisitions, and given Microsoft''s almost infinite buying power to entertain its (also almost infinite) aspirations. This is Part One of a two-part note. Part Two will continue Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Four: SoftBrands


This partnership provides SAP with the opportunity to further extend its reach within its large corporate customer base by serving the needs of its distant smaller plants and divisions dispersed around the globe. Thus, SAP should hereby have the wherewithal to defend its major accounts from encroachment by vendors touting low-cost, astute plant systems that "happily co-habit" with SAP.

e by epicor vendors colorado  B2B and business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce by acquiring underlying technology for these applications through the purchase of Computer-Aided Business Systems ( CABS ), a Colorado-based (US) developer of workflow-based e-business solutions. The CABS'' acquisition has much improved the company''s plant execution and multisite product functionality, which had been mediocre or non-existent before, by providing VisiBar and VisiWatch applications. VisiBar is a data collection and workflow application that Read More

Enterprise Application Provider May Deepen Market Impact


The worst is past for SoftBrands. However, the vendor must still deal with the problem of blending many formerly independent organizations together, while figuring out how best to leverage their different technological and industrial strengths.

e by epicor vendors colorado  The idea of gaining economies of scale by building common application components as commodities that can be deployed within the entire product portfolio is tempting and promising in the very long run. However, the flagship back-office product lines will likely remain on separate tracks for some time to come, owing to their quite disparate, and in some instances proprietary, technologies and user bases. The disparity in the technological foundation of the products is also a disadvantage in that it has Read More

Water World Group Selects Epicor ERP


A day after a major win in India, Epicor announced that the Water World Group of Companies has selected to implement the flagship Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution in its offices in Egypt and the USA. Water World is Egypt's leading water treatment company that specializes in water treatment systems, including technology used to purify and filter potable water.

e by epicor vendors colorado  manufacturing modules of Epicor ERP. The solution, used by 20,000 customers in more than 150 countries as a sole point of accountability, is being implemented in collaboration with Global Business Solutions (GBS) , an Epicor Channel Partner in Egypt. With more than 60 local implementations of Epicor solutions to different industries and market segments under its belt, GBS is considered one of the most professional software companies in Egypt. The single most important criteria for selecting Epicor was Read More

In with Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Out with Progress OpenEdge for Epicor ERP 10


At the Epicor Insights 2014 user conference, Epicor announced its support for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 in its new Epicor ERP version 10 release. Epicor’s latest enterprise resource planning (ERP) version is fully optimized for SQL Server 2014’s data engine, analysis, and reporting services.

e by epicor vendors colorado  structure.   The aforementioned ERP services are managed by the Epicor ICE Framework to coordinate their interactions in accordance with business processes defined by ERP users. This enables organizations to map Epicor ERP to specific business rules and processes, without changing source code. Moreover, businesses can share and request information with customers, suppliers, and partners easily, and make functionality accessible to a wide range of devices.   New features include support for multiple Read More

Software-As-a-Service Primer for Independent Software Vendors


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e by epicor vendors colorado  As-a-Service Primer for Independent Software Vendors The SaaS revolution is here to stay. As an independent software vendor (ISV), you must be able provide SaaS solutions—or run the risk of losing ground. But transitioning all or part of your software applications to the SaaS model can be tricky without the right information. Learn what’s required for a successful migration to SaaS in SaaS Primer for Independent Software Vendors . You’ll learn about executing the critical 4 Rs: Read More

ERP Vendors Intrude on SCE/WMS Safe Haven


Within the warehouse management system (WMS) market, which is still the main breadwinning offering for most of the SCE vendors, most products are functionally on par with mere nuances in ease of configuration or industry focus to differentiate the winner. ERP vendors have taken advantage of this unfavorable perception for WMS specialists to in the very least shore up their huge install bases, if not compete for some "green field" WMS opportunities.

e by epicor vendors colorado  mere revenues from existing ERP install base, but also by a well-rounded functional footprint within the mySAP SCM 4.0 suite. SAP has introduced therein some value-adding WMS features that are typically found in best-of-breed WMS products including task and resource management, with its enterprise performance and event management capabilities. Also, SAP has been deeply involved in emerging radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, as illustrated by its announcement of SCM applications with Read More

Epicor Introduces Commerce Connect Platform for Epicor ERP 10


Epicor introduces Epicor Commerce Connect, an e-commerce platform management solution for B2B and B2C companies. Find out how the solution enables companies to provide rich customer experiences throughout the typical order life cycle—and beyond.

e by epicor vendors colorado  connector to the popular eBay Magento open commerce platform that is developed, implemented, and supported by Epicor. Fully integrated to the also recently unveiled Epicor ERP version 10 , the solution eliminates the need to maintain a separate product database and provides streamlined access to ordering, product, or account information including customer specific pricing, inventory levels, marketing, and customer service processes—all in real time using ERP data that can be viewed online. Read More

Partnerships with Vendors and Independent Software Vendors: Rejuvenating Legacy Systems


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e by epicor vendors colorado  the software became Web enabled, and by using a high-speed Internet connection, users now have a feasible and easy way to implement a solution to connect remote locations to the central software. Further, in 2003, a portal platform called Movex Workplace was made generally available in the Movex suite. In addition to serving as a browser-based user interface (UI) and portal. Workplace offers about 4,000 preconfigured work roles and information flows, plus, it represents a nucleus to create other Read More

Vendors Begin to Round Out Their CRM Suites


Front-office vendors Baan Co. and SalesLogix Inc. round out their customer-relationship management application suites adding new marketing, service, and E-commerce capabilities.

e by epicor vendors colorado  Begin to Round Out Their CRM Suites Vendors Begin to Round Out Their CRM Suites P.J. Jakovljevic - March 17th, 2000 Event Summary In February, front-office vendors Baan Co. and SalesLogix Inc. rounded out their customer-relationship management application suites adding new marketing, service, and E-commerce capabilities. Their announcements were made at the DCI Customer-Relationship Management Expo in Chicago. Baan, which had emerged as a front-runner in the front-office among enterprise resource Read More

Vendors Strive for Segment Pack Leader Status; Does Retalix Measure Up?


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e by epicor vendors colorado  too often solution providers espouse vertical initiatives or capabilities driven by opportunistic means. In other words, they signed up a client or two that happen to fall into a market segment that they didn''t necessarily target. Many retail software solution providers today are heavily steeped into retail apparel segments with its vast array of complex and unique requirements. Yet, we are not likely to see Retalix announcing any initiatives into apparel any time in the near future, because it is not a Read More

Epicor ERP 10 Certification Report


Epicor ERP version 10 by Epicor is now TEC certified in the discrete manufacturing ERP, mixed-mode manufacturing ERP, ETO manufacturing ERP, SMB manufacturing ERP, ERP for distribution, financial packages, and accounting and small business software spaces.

Epicor ERP is an enterprise-wide solution that is capable of supporting medium and larger businesses in functionality and scalability while remaining user friendly, with a distinct and unambiguous logic that even relatively inexperienced ERP software users can easily learn and comprehend.

Epicor ERP version 10 is focused on the manufacturing, distribution, and services industries, and also supports the many narrow areas within these industries. The software is capable of handling many manufacturing styles, including assembly-to-order, configure-to-order, make-to-stock, and make-to-order, as well as mixed-mode manufacturing.

Epicor states that version 10 of its ERP brings the best of both the niche and generic types of ERP solutions together, as it is capable of filling the gap between vertical niche solutions that are highly focused and specific to certain vertical industries, and bigger, more generic ERP applications that tend to support global customers indirectly through partner networks and provide nonspecialized but common functionality such as financials.

Based on TEC's ERP software comparison data, Epicor is one of the richest and most complete manufacturing ERP products, and the same can be said for the realm of financial applications and solutions for small business.

Find out more about the product in the Epicor ERP certification report, including a detailed look at Epicor ERP's support for critical processes, product highlights, a roadmap of future product development, and detailed functionality graphs comparing the product to competitor solutions in the major functionality areas of the software arenas in which the product has been certified.

e by epicor vendors colorado  10 Certification Report Epicor ERP version 10 by Epicor is now TEC certified in the discrete manufacturing ERP, mixed-mode manufacturing ERP, ETO manufacturing ERP, SMB manufacturing ERP, ERP for distribution, financial packages, and accounting and small business software spaces. Epicor ERP is an enterprise-wide solution that is capable of supporting medium and larger businesses in functionality and scalability while remaining user friendly, with a distinct and unambiguous logic that even relatively Read More