Enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors do battle to win business and Epicor is leveraging Microsoft's technology to deliver a mid-market solution to services industries. Despite Microsoft's competing ERP offering, Epicor continues to build a Microsoft-centric solution with its partners' support.
Office applications. Today, Epicor IW leverages Microsoft Office 2003 applications, integrating the ERP capabilities of Epicor with Excel, Outlook , Word , and SharePoint ( Microsoft Office 2007 support is coming in a future release). This will help Epicor improve its clients' productivity by extending the use of Microsoft Office with Epicor. Epicor IW clients are able to synchronize their customers, bids and opportunities, client histories, and resource schedules with Outlook contacts, appointments, and