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Epicor Insights 2014–Raising the ERP Game
The major “game raising” news at Epicor Insights 2014 was the availability of Epicor ERP version 10 (and the underlying Epicor ICE 3.0 architecture). This

epicor vantage reports  presentation at the recent Epicor Insights 2014 conference in Las Vegas by comparing rock bands and enterprise software vendors—both are only as good as their latest release and both are always striving to raise their game.   The major “game raising” news at Epicor Insights 2014 was the availability of Epicor ERP version 10 (and the underlying Epicor ICE 3.0 architecture). This release seems to be about “cleaning the house” and becoming fully Microsoft -centric (the Progress OpenEdge database

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


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epicor vantage reports  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 Read More

Exploring Epicor Productivity Pyramid - Part 1


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epicor vantage reports  , and Epicor9 and Epicor Vantage (the latter two with a combination of .NET managed code and Progress OpenEdge business logic). But how about rejuvenating the mature  client-server  products in Epicor’s ERP arsenal that still have a mishmash of .NET and its preceding  Component Object Model (COM)  counterpart technologies, such as Epicor Enterprise and Epicor iScala? It is not too likely that these products’ users will all migrate to Epicor 9 any time soon (althought some have already begun), but Read More

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epicor vantage reports  ). Epicor 9 (a.k.a., Epicor ERP ), the converged product from Vantage , Enterprise , Clientele , Avanté , Manage 2000 , and some other Epicor legacy products, received a hefty research and development (R&D) investment during tough times (compared with Oracle Fusion , Epicor 9 was much faster to market, see blog post ). The flagship next-generation offering has been growing nicely across the world. Its software-as-a-service (SaaS) edition, Epicor Express , is now used by over 100 customers; which puts Read More

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epicor vantage reports  “100% SOA” in the Epicor Vantage 8 release a few years ago. What is the difference? Epicor Vantage offered a C# smart client and then a services-based middle-tier business logic. There were over 600 business services, and each was then delivered as Web services with anything from 5 to 40 methods each for easy discovery, integration, and re-use. Epicor 9 builds on the approach used in Vantage but extends service-orientation to the client-side, and converts all of the C# code to XML metadata Read More

Epicor Releases New Windows Phone 8 Apps


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epicor vantage reports  the recent merger of Epicor and Activant into a new Epicor was unveiled on November 20, 2012, when Epicor announced the availability of the Epicor ICE business architecture for the Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Epicor ICE is a modern technology set that was first developed by Epicor for its flagship Epicor ERP product. However, ICE should enable Prophet 21 users (and users of many other Epicor legacy ERP products, for that matter) with enhanced Read More

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Epicor Insights 2013


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