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Epicor Conducts Its Own ROI Acquisition Rationale Part Two: Market Impact
Given Epicor's ordeal of the past and the fact that divesting several lateral products in 2001 will have greatly helped it achieve some much needed stability

epicor vantage odbc  markets they serve (see Epicor Reaches Better Vista From This Vantage Point ), without much vocal reference to Avant product line. Nevertheless, internally and tacitly to the market, Epicor has developed a product strategy for Avant that describes how the product fits into the Sonoma strategy as well as the plans to continue development on that solution. The product has in fact still been actively marketed in many markets outside North America, albeit in North America, Vantage and Vista have taken the

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A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

epicor vantage odbc  ( Epicor Vista or Epicor Vantage ). And still, a month does not go by where xTuple does not face competition from some obscure product it has never heard of before. On the other hand, the free PostBooks product, which is quite light on the manufacturing side, will compete directly with open source brethren like Compiere , OpenBravo , ERP5 , Open for Business (OFbiz) , and with likes of QuickBooks and Sage Peachtree . Of the above products, the vendor touts xTuple ERP as the best combination of low cost Read More

Epicor Reaches Better Vista From This Vantage Point


By harnessing Microsoft .NET possibly more keenly than its creator and by figuring out its bread-winning product groups, amid difficult market conditions notwithstanding, Epicor might be showing us that ‘a clearer vision' can keep it in the mid-market leadership race amongst a plethora of formidable opponents. This note’s spotlight is on Epicor’s recently unveiled manufacturing strategy.

epicor vantage odbc  6.0 In March 2003, Epicor also announced availability of Vantage 6.0, its comprehensive integrated manufacturing solution that addresses the needs of larger mid-market MTO and mixed-mode manufacturers with fully integrated relationship management applications that should enable users to better manage interactions with customers and suppliers. As one of multiple new features, by delivering comprehensive Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) capabilities, Vantage 6.0's Business Activity Dashboard aims at Read More

Is Epicor Poised to Rule the Mid-Market Retail Sector? (Part III)


Part II of this blog topic analyzed Epicor's forays into the attractive retail sector via the CRS Retail acquisition two years ago. Most recently, with the acquisition of NSB Retail Systems, Epicor has further expanded its functional footprint, market share and geographic presence in the sector. Namely, NSB added over 200 specialty retail logos, thereby more than doubling Epicor’s retail install

epicor vantage odbc  Epicor Poised to Rule the Mid-Market Retail Sector? (Part III) Part II of this blog topic analyzed Epicor 's forays into the attractive retail sector via the CRS Retail acquisition two years ago. Most recently, with the acquisition of NSB Retail Systems , Epicor has further expanded its functional footprint, market share and geographic presence in the sector. Namely, NSB added over 200 specialty retail logos, thereby more than doubling Epicor’s retail install base. While many analysts like Gartner , Read More

Vendor Snapshot: Epicor at the TEC Vendor Challenge


At the upcoming 2013 TEC Vendor Challenge – ERP for Distribution event in Montreal, Epicor will be featuring its renowned distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor Prophet 21. In 2011, Apax Partners combined Activant Solutions Inc. (formerly Prophet 21 Inc.) with Epicor Software Corporation to create one of the largest global providers of enterprise applications focused

epicor vantage odbc  Snapshot: Epicor at the TEC Vendor Challenge At the upcoming  2013 TEC Vendor Challenge – ERP for Distribution  event in Montreal, Epicor will be featuring its renowned distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor Prophet 21 . In 2011, Apax Partners combined Activant Solutions Inc. (formerly Prophet 21 Inc. ) with Epicor Software Corporation to create one of the largest global providers of enterprise applications focused on the distribution, manufacturing, retail, and Read More

Epicor Software Acquires Solarsoft Business Systems


It's only last year that Epicor and Activant were merged, and now there's more big news from the company. Today Epicor announced its acquisition of Solarsoft Business Systems, a developer of ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) software for small and medium businesses. Solarsoft's two major ERP products, iVP and Tropos, cater to discrete and mixed-mode manufacturers of that market segment.

epicor vantage odbc  only last year that Epicor and Activant were merged, and now there's more big news from the company. Today Epicor announced its acquisition of Solarsoft Business Systems , a developer of ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) software for small and medium businesses. Solarsoft's two major ERP products, iVP and Tropos, cater to discrete and mixed-mode manufacturers of that market segment. While iVP is mainly focused on discrete-type customers with a strong need for electronic data interchange (EDI) Read More

Merchandising Showdown! Lawson vs. Epicor/CRS vs. Aldata


Using our Merchandising Evaluation Center , we compared Lawson Software, Epicor, and Aldata Solution head-on. For the overall rankings portion, we looked at these vendor solutions in two basic configurations, with and without POS functionality. To eliminate any chance of bias, and to ensure a level playing field, all 3,072 criteria comprising all the modules and submodules in the merchandising request for information (RFI) were given equal weight and priority…

epicor vantage odbc  from Lawson Software , Epicor , and Aldata Solution head-to-head. We hope you find this Showdown helpful and informative, and invite your comments and questions at showdown@technologyevaluation.com . Introduction Retail merchandising systems provide retailers of any size with the tools to react to real-time data from across the enterprise . These tools include everything from inventory management and control to replenishment, forecasting, purchase order management, point of sale, and even customer Read More

Epicor Software Corp.: Completing Painstaking "e"Volution Part 2: Evaluating Epicor


Fiscal 2001 will prove to be very challenging for Epicor Software and we believe the next 18 months will be the company's make-or-break period. This part examines how successful Epicor has been in completing its evolution from a vendor of financial accounting software to a provider of holistic business performance solutions, including integrated front office, back office and e-business capabilities.

epicor vantage odbc  of the utmost importance. Epicor plans to market its bundle of integrated components under the brand name 'e from Epicor' (having Vantage and Platinum ERA as its manufacturing and non-manufacturing core ERP products respectively) and has created separate divisions for its Avante, Platinum for Windows, Vista and Impresa product lines. Giving each division profit and loss responsibility should help Epicor weather the impending stormy period. User Recommendations   We generally recommend including Epicor in Read More

Vantage Systems LLC


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The (Perhaps Not So Sudden) Change of CEO at Epicor


Joseph (Joe) L. Cowan has been appointed President and CEO of Epicor, a provider of enterprise software for multiple industries with 4,800 employees and 20,000 customers in more than 150 countries, surprising the market. Cowan, who brings extensive executive management experience in software and technology to Epicor, succeeds Pervez Qureshi, who is "stepping down to pursue new opportunities

epicor vantage odbc  Change of CEO at Epicor Joseph (Joe) L. Cowan has been appointed President and CEO of Epicor , a provider of enterprise software for multiple industries with 4,800 employees and 20,000 customers in more than 150 countries, surprising the market. Cowan, who brings extensive executive management experience in software and technology to Epicor, succeeds Pervez Qureshi, who is stepping down to pursue new opportunities. Qureshi is also (let's not mince words) being ousted from his position as a director on Read More

ERP - Distribution Showdown! Microsoft Dynamics NAV vs. Retalix vs. Epicor Enterprise


I'm Dylan Persaud, senior analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Welcome to another in our ongoing series of enterprise software Showdowns. Today's Showdown pits three of the top ERP - Distribution solutions against each other in a head-to-head contest: Microsoft Dynamics vs.Retalix vs. Epicor Enterprise! We hope you find this Showdown helpful and informative, and invite your comments and questions.

epicor vantage odbc  NAV vs. Retalix vs. Epicor Enterprise ERP - Distribution Showdown: Microsoft Dynamics NAV vs. Retalix vs. Epicor Enterprise I'm Dylan Persaud, senior analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. I'd like to welcome you to another in our ongoing series of enterprise software Showdowns. Today's Showdown compares enterprise resource planning (ERP) - Distribution solutions Microsoft Dynamics , Retalix , and Epicor Enterprise head-to-head. We hope you find these Showdowns helpful and informative, and invite your Read More

Epicor Gaining MES Momentum


The recent Epicor Insights 2013 conference highlighted how the 2012 Solarsoft acquisition strengthens Epicor’s presence in the lumber and building materials, wholesale distribution, print and packaging, and automotive sectors. In addition, Solarsoft gives Epicor new presence in process manufacturing (i.e., food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, mills, metals, and chemicals), whereas Epicor has

epicor vantage odbc  MES Momentum The recent Epicor Insights 2013 conference highlighted how the 2012 Solarsoft acquisition strengthens Epicor’s presence in the lumber and building materials, wholesale distribution, print and packaging, and automotive sectors. In addition, Solarsoft gives Epicor new presence in process manufacturing (i.e., food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, mills, metals, and chemicals), whereas Epicor has traditionally focused on discrete manufacturing. One byproduct of Solarsoft’s acquisition was Epic Read More

Epicor Climbing Further into the ERP Cloud


Epicor’s offering of a true multi-tenant cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) system isn’t that new. As a matter of fact, the entry level Epicor ERP Express Edition for the lower end of the market has been generally available (GA) since 2010. The edition has thus far won about 200 customers—job shops and small manufacturers and distributors. Still, the “cloud ERP” and “software-as-a-service

epicor vantage odbc  into the ERP Cloud Epicor ’s offering of a true multi-tenant cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) system isn’t that new. As a matter of fact, the entry level Epicor ERP Express Edition for the lower end of the market has been generally available (GA) since 2010. The edition has thus far won about 200 customers—job shops and small manufacturers and distributors. Still, the “cloud ERP” and “software-as-a-service (SaaS) ERP” monikers have more often been associated with NetSuite , Plex Onli Read More

Epicor CMS


Epicor's flagship ERP software for discrete manufacturing, iVP is designed for intensive supply chains. iVP helps eliminate shipping errors, tighten inventory accuracy, and strengthen enterprise-wide control and supplier management. iVP is designed for single-plant to enterprise-level discrete manufacturers in plastics and rubber, stamping and forge, automotive supply chains, and general manufacturing. Solarsoft iVP helps you collaborate with trading partners, optimize internal processes, and control costs.    

epicor vantage odbc  CMS Epicor's flagship ERP software for discrete manufacturing, iVP is designed for intensive supply chains. iVP helps eliminate shipping errors, tighten inventory accuracy, and strengthen enterprise-wide control and supplier management. iVP is designed for single-plant to enterprise-level discrete manufacturers in plastics and rubber, stamping and forge, automotive supply chains, and general manufacturing. Solarsoft iVP helps you collaborate with trading partners, optimize internal processes, and Read More

Epicor Releases New Epicor LumberTrack Offering


The announcement on April 1, 2013, entitled “Epicor Announces Newest Release of Epicor LumberTrack,” might have sounded like an April Fool’s joke to anyone unfamiliar with this esoteric offering. But Epicor LumberTrack (formerly from Progressive Solutions) is indeed a comprehensive business software solution for lumber and wood product manufacturers and wholesale distributors (hardwood and

epicor vantage odbc  Releases New Epicor LumberTrack Offering The announcement on April 1, 2013, entitled “ Epicor Announces Newest Release of Epicor LumberTrack ,” might have sounded like an April Fool’s joke to anyone unfamiliar with this esoteric offering. But Epicor LumberTrack (formerly from Progressive Solutions ) is indeed a comprehensive business software solution for lumber and wood product manufacturers and wholesale distributors (hardwood and softwood sawmills, panel mills, value-added remanufacturers, Read More