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Epicor Picks Clarus' Bargain At The Software Flea Market
Taking advantage of its rival Microsoft’s either reticence or satiation, Epicor recently acquired its long-term partner Clarus for an almost next to nothing

epicor ifs  and industry trade groups. Epicor reportedly continues to invest in its sales, service and support organizations which have undergone significant training on a series of new products as well as value vision methodology training to improve its success in the current economic environment. This is Part One of a two-part analysis of the acquisition of Clarus by Epicor. Part Two will discuss the Challenges and make User Recommendations. Clarus Background As a preamble, if it weren't for the inevitable ifs and

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