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Epicor 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

using epicor  with those Epicor customers using other solutions wondering about the viability of their selection. CEO Pervez Qureshi in his keynote address apparently felt compelled to give a vote of confidence to Eclipse and Prophet21, asserting that Epicor has more developers committed to these solutions now than in many years. I suspect this may be a more or less continuing exercise for Epicor. Epicor's technology strategy, then, takes on particular significance as a stabilizing force. On the technology front,

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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

using epicor  = Epicor Portal By using Epicor Portal, users can focus on critical business needs rather than on the underlying infrastructure. The portal solution is a platform based on accepted industry standards for a secure, collaborative, and personalized experience. Role-based secure access enables straightforward end-user authoring and audit trails. Epicor Portal can help in terms of  data mining  of a sort by compiling data from multiple sources so that users can get the information (and detect the patterns) 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

using epicor  although most would be using the on-premise Enterprise edition. We will have to stay tuned for when the Enterprise and Advanced editions will become fully multi-tenant SaaS. While I expect the target customers for the Standard edition to be brand new small-to-medium (SMB) companies, perhaps the vendor will also target some existing Epicor legacy customers for migration. Figure 2. Epicor ERP was developed on a multi-tenant service-oriented architecture (SOA), and this foundation enables the offering to be Read More

Epicor To Give All Its Applications More Than A Pretty Facelift


In August, Epicor announced a revised portal strategy to provide rich portal content through a more secure and standardized portal platform. By leveraging Microsoft .NET across all product families, Epicor Portal will reportedly deliver data exploration, collaboration, and on-line management features.

using epicor  to say that by using SharePoint Products And Technologies, Epicor Portal will incorporate collaborative tools for multiple audiences. Collaborative user workspaces that combine documents, business data queries, announcements, tasks, and more will then be used by project teams, work groups, departments or should act as a communications tool for the entire organization. Collaboration should also extend to customers, partners, and the suppliers to increase communication, further supply chain visibility and f Read More

Epicor Retail: Behind the Counter


The retailing paradigm is shifting from connecting, beyond engaging, to inspiring customers. Epicor Retail software solutions are responding to this market trend through mobility, enhancing customer engagement, and multichannel retailing. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic sits down with Epicor’s director of product marketing, retail software, to discuss how Epicor Retail sets itself apart from the competition.

using epicor  a new POS client using the same functionality, features, and business logic as its best-of-breed POS solution. Epicor Retail Mobile Store on these new devices has been available since November 2011. Epicor also has Web-based inventory management (IM) functions that allow stores to enter inventory transactions by accessing Merchandising in real time. These real-time updates help retailers to better monitor trends and relationships among product sales and store locations, resulting in better optimized and Read More

Epicor Software Corp.: Completing Painstaking "e"Volution Part 1: About Epicor


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using epicor  Software Corp.: Completing Painstaking e Volution Part 1: About Epicor Vendor Genesis Geac Computer Corporation Limited manufactures, services, and rents systems, hardware, and enterprise applications to large and small organizations worldwide. Geac is the largest Canadian and one of the largest and most successful international software companies. Its solutions are specifically designed for the critical needs of users in the banking industry, hospitality markets (restaurants and hotels), newspaper 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

using 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 softwood sawmills, panel mills, value-added remanufacturers, Read More

Mutual Drug Selects Epicor TDX


While most of Epicor’s recent wins revolve around its flagship Epicor 9 (a.k.a., Epicor ERP) product suite, the vendor recently announced that North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company has selected Epicor Trading Partner Document Exchange (TDX) as its electronic data interchange (EDI) application, replacing the company’s previous EDI solution provider. Mutual Drug is based in Durham, North

using epicor  Drug Selects Epicor TDX While most of Epicor ’s recent wins revolve around its flagship Epicor 9 (a.k.a., Epicor ERP ) product suite, the vendor recently announced that North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company has  selected Epicor Trading Partner Document Exchange (TDX) as its electronic data interchange (EDI) application, replacing the company’s previous EDI solution provider. Mutual Drug is based in Durham, North Carolina, and is a wholesaler for pharmacies in North Carolina, South Read More

Aero Stanrew Selects Epicor ERP


Aero Stanrew Ltd, designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic components and electronic systems for aerospace, defense, and oil and gas markets across the globe (including all current Airbus and Boeing flight platforms), has recently selected Epicor’s next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

using epicor  Stanrew Selects Epicor ERP Aero Stanrew Ltd , designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic components and electronic systems for aerospace, defense, and oil and gas markets across the globe (including all current Airbus and Boeing flight platforms), has selected Epicor ’s next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The company employs 230 people at its sites in the U.K. and Tunisia, and has experienced growth of 60 percent in the last two years.   Aero Stanrew's legacy IT systems Read More

Pradeep Metals Selects Epicor ERP


April 2013 started with a notable win for Epicor in India as Pradeep Metals Limited, a leading manufacturer of closed-die forgings for the oil and gas, valve, instrumentation, petrochemical, and general engineering industries around the world, announced that is has selected the Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The company chose Epicor because it met the company's business

using epicor  Metals Selects Epicor ERP April 2013 started with a notable win for Epicor in India  as Pradeep Metals Limited , a leading manufacturer of closed-die forgings for the oil and gas, valve, instrumentation, petrochemical, and general engineering industries around the world, announced that is has selected the Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The company chose Epicor because it met the company's business requirements to be easy to use and to have a flexible technology platform. Read More

Rice Packaging Solutions Selects Epicor AVP for Packaging Manufacturers


Rice Package Solutions has selected the Epicor AVP solution to replace its legacy accounting and homegrown solutions. The Epicor AVP solution is one of the few enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions designed specifically for the packaging industry. Epicor AVP industry-specific capabilities for folding carton manufacturers including costing calculations to for managing different cartons

using epicor  Packaging Solutions Selects Epicor AVP for Packaging Manufacturers Rice Package Solutions has selected the Epicor AVP solution to replace its legacy accounting and homegrown solutions. The Epicor AVP solution is one of the few enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions designed specifically for the packaging industry. Epicor AVP industry-specific capabilities for folding carton manufacturers including costing calculations to for managing different cartons, displays, assemblies, and combo runs, and 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.

using epicor  The rationale of Epicor focusing on Avant as well as on the Vista and Vantage products immediately after the merger with Dataworks was that all run on the Windows operating system, which has long become one of the key requirements for success in the ERP mid-market. Also, the businesses have been similarly structured, since they sell to their distinct markets. However, even with this simplified product set, Epicor still has some rationalization and abridging job to do. For example, the vendor has to Read More

Epicor 9: Delivering What Oracle and Others Are Yet to Achieve? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series outlined Epicor 9 (aka Epicor ERP [evaluate this product]), Epicor Software’s next-generation converged product suite. A similar feat has yet to be accomplished even by mighty Oracle within Oracle Fusion Applications. The article also discussed Epicor’s accompanying “Protect, Extend, and Converge” strategy for providing customers with  a migration path choice on their

using epicor  easily configured and orchestrated using the Epicor BPM tools mentioned in Part 1 , without requiring IT staff or coding, in a way that survives upgrades and avoids product version lock. Epicor ICE is not just about service-oriented architecture (SOA ) on the server side , but is also SOA for the client-side  user experience (UX) design. The entire user interface (UI ) is captured in XML metadata and the ICE tools allow users to easily customize and personalize the UI and run both a smart (rich) client Read More

Epicor Retail Strategic Plan Ramping Up in 2013


The Epicor Retail division of global business software solution provider Epicor Software Corporation provides solutions for retailers seeking to streamline processes, integrate channels, and leverage intelligence  in a variety of industries including apparel, footwear, discount, general merchandise, automotive aftermarket, lumber and building materials, nursery, and pharmacy. Epicor is the retail

using epicor  Retail Strategic Plan Ramping Up in 2013 The Epicor Retail division of global business software solution provider Epicor Software Corporation provides solutions for retailers seeking to streamline processes, integrate channels, and leverage intelligence  in a variety of industries including apparel, footwear, discount, general merchandise, automotive aftermarket, lumber and building materials, nursery, and pharmacy. Epicor is the retail technology partner of choice for thousands of retailers—from Read More

Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) for Distributors ERP Certification Report


Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distributors 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 commentary.

using epicor  ERP Software System (v. 9.05) for Distributors ERP Certification Report Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distributors 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 Read More