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epicor versus accpac  and subsequent acquisitions (see Epicor Conducts Its Own ROI Acquisition Rationale ) and which is soon to be merged with another SMB stalwart, Scala . Finally, there are a number of other highly specialized and newcomer smaller companies like SYSPRO , Intuit or NetSuite catering to specific industries for accounting and manufacturing systems, while also building simple homegrown systems to handle functions like CRM or sales force automation (SFA). The above vendors understand this market and have thus

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ERP and Warehouse Management: Technology, Challenges, and User Recommendations


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epicor versus accpac  (former Lilly Software ), Epicor Software , IBS , SYSPRO , Exact Software , 3i Infotech , and Sage ACCPAC , also offer strong warehouse management system (WMS) products in addition to their traditional ERP products, and could prevent the likes of Manhattan Associates , HighJump , Catalyst Internationals , RedPrairie , and Provia from penetrating the ERP mid-market, in the less complex environments, with basic case and pallet picking, straightforward task interleaving, and selectable radio frequency (RF), Read More

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With Integration Designer and Forecaster, FRx has taken critical steps forward in creating value for its customers and resellers. FRx should expend the marketing effort required to insure all its customers, prospects, and affiliates fully understand the value proposition of its products.

epicor versus accpac  erosion, one should mention Epicor's own eIntelligence Reporting offering, as well as Bennet/Porter & Associates' Crystal Vision product's existence too. Ironically, FRx Software's competition often comes from its sibling (or at least a remote cousin) product Excel, albeit a crumb of consolation could be that all the above competitors are in a similar conundrum. The traditional spreadsheet approach remains popular despite its tendency to be labor-intensive, time-consuming, and error-prone. FRx Software Read More

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epicor versus accpac  Exact Macola , and Epicor. The competition does not end with more rounded BI providers either, given a slew of slick budgeting and planning products that many go well beyond leveraging GL data. In addition to the above mentioned BI powerhouses, Applix , Cartesis , Longview , Comshare (now part of Geac), Closedloop (now part of Lawson), OutlookSoft , Prophix , and SRC Software would be only some. For example, OutlookSoft's software allows for bi-directional data collection, analysis, and communication of Read More

Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


While smaller businesses must be attuned to what their larger customers and trading partners require, and thus consider the Microsoft Business Network (MBN) as a relatively simple and inexpensive way to support those customers' demands, MBN is only a small part of the trading relationship equation.

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Epicor Insights 2013


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epicor versus accpac  Insights 2013 Epicor   held its Insights 2013 conference in Nashville last week, attended by 2,900+ customers, 500+ employees,  300+ partners, and 100+ exhibitors, and with more than 700 sessions. Clearly Epicor has a lot to talk about. TEC's Aleksey Osintsev and I covered the event and, in numerous one-on-one meetings with Epicor managers, executives, partners, and third-party consultants, received an up-close look at Epicor's corporate, product, and technology strategies. Epicor Corporate Stra Read More

Exploring Epicor Productivity Pyramid - Part 1


About two years ago, Epicor Software Corporation launched its next-generation converged product Epicor 9 (a.k.a. Epicor ERP [evaluate this solution]), which was covered at great length in my 2009 series. Over 250 customers have thus far gone live on Epicor 9, with roughly 1,700 units shipped in 21 months. If these numbers are not overly impressive to some, they are not

epicor versus accpac  Epicor Productivity Pyramid - Part 1 About two years ago, Epicor Software Corporation launched its next-generation converged product Epicor 9 (a.k.a. Epicor ERP [ evaluate this solution ]), which was  covered at great length in my 2009 series . Over 250 customers have thus far gone live on Epicor 9, with roughly 1,700 units shipped in 21 months. If these numbers are not overly impressive to some, they are not too shabby either in light of the current sluggish economic milieu. Epicor has shipped Read More

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 nowadays, one could wonder about the wisdom of the renewed Epicor’s appetite for acquisitions.

epicor versus accpac  Impact On July 9, Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), announced that it has completed the acquisition of ROI Systems , a privately held competing ERP provider of manufacturing software solutions for approximately $20.7 million in an all cash transaction. And, on July 15, in a fashion similar to its fierce competitors, Microsoft Business Solutions and Best Software , Epicor announced the acquisition of a strategic suite of warehouse management solutions (WMS) from TDC Solutions , a long-time, Read More

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Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition


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epicor versus accpac  Manufacturers ERP Certification Report Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst Read More

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epicor versus accpac  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 Read More

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