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Epicor To Try The Divestiture Tack, Too


Plagued by depleted revenues and continued hefty losses amid a difficult market situation, Epicor is trying to pull some other beleaguered competitors' trick - the selling of non-core parts of the business.

vista tour  Epicor (e.g., Avante and Vista product lines) so that the company remains focused only on further developing its Microsoft-centric flagship products comprised within its e by Epicor product suite. This might help Epicor remain a prominent mid-market leader. In addition to its focus and understanding of the mid-market, the company has established a solid global infrastructure and product capabilities, as well as a vertical focus for some industries. The current hardships have reportedly not affected its Read More

Epicor Reaches Better Vista From This Vantage Point Part Two: Market Impact


With its solid and improving cash position and current development work in progress for contemporary Internet-based, 'software as a service' enterprise and collaborative commerce applications, and given its intentions to continue to sell both directly and indirectly with accredited VARs within certain vertical segments, a return to better days does not seem as a far-fetched possibility for Epicor.

vista tour  Reaches Better Vista From This Vantage Point Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC ), a true mid-market incumbent vendor that has not had much good news for last several years following up on its progenitors'' merger and subsequent name change in 1999, seems to finally have been disseminating upbeat news both in terms of its financial performance and of its strategy clarity. Part One of this note presented Epicor''s recent financial results and discussed the Read More

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 release seems to be about “cleaning the house” and becoming fully Microsoft-centric, with better scalability, speed/performance, interoperability, and extensibility than Epicor ERP version 9 and Vantage/Vista 8.0, and the ability to go after larger global companies as a result.

vista tour  ERP version 9 and Vantage/Vista 8.0 , and the ability to go after larger global companies as a result. Also, the newest version should make upgrades easier and offer more simplicity and ease of use.   Epicor ERP version 10     Figure 1: Epicor home screen (click for larger images)   Epicor ERP 10 was designed based on five principles: collaboration, choice, responsiveness, simplicity, and mobility, and promises to help organizations work better, both internally and externally. It comes with a Read More

Epicor Announces System Backup and Recovery Solution


As Superstorm Sandy battered the east coast of the US, Epicor announced a new System Backup @ Recovery solution.  The solution is designed for small and midsize businesses that require an alternative to costly and complex backup and recovery solutions. The solution is available to Epicor ERP, Epicor Vantage, and Epicor Vista customers running Microsoft SQL Server. Many small, midsize

vista tour  Epicor Vantage, and Epicor Vista customers running Microsoft SQL Server. Many small, midsize, and even large companies often have disaster preparedness and recovery at the bottom of their IT initiatives. Some companies don’t develop and exercise plans until it is literally too late. As a California-based company, Epicor understands how important it is for companies to be able to quickly restore their enterprise software and get back in business after disaster strikes. This is an excellent service Read More

Licking Desktop Problems


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vista tour  opposed to the new Vista version). Vista is likely to require different troubleshooting, especially with some of the new policies it introduces: for example, Vista deactivation. Columnist James Bannan described the experience this week. Put simply, your copy of Windows will stop working with very little notice (three days) and your PC will go into reduced functionality mode, where you can''t do anything but use the web browser for half an hour. You''ll then need to reapply to Microsoft to get a new Read More

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Softrak Systems, Inc.


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Epicor Conducts Its Own ROI Acquisition Rationale Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


Despite notable functional and technological initiatives, the challenge for Epicor and its affiliate channel also remains the management of multiple flagship ERP product lines. Also, while the products may have their separate niches, they will in many more instances be similar enough to confuse former separate Epicor and ROI Systems' direct sales reps and value-added resellers (VARs) in selling the combined portfolio.

vista tour  next releases of the Vista and Vantage products. By release 2.0 and higher only, Sonoma will be equal to, or a superset of, anything customers have in place, including MANAGE 2000, Avant, DataFlo or ManFact, which would be only some time after 2005. ROI Systems users should ensure to meet the new owners, given the former ROI management, except for the product''s creator, will have likely been pursuing other endeavors (or just enjoying a break after a long tenure). Talk with new management and make certain Read More

Enterprise Software Conferences: Why Bother?


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vista tour  Software Conferences: Why Bother? If you did not get the chance to read the article about the 2009 APICS Conference , I thought I should share with you some of the things we (Khudsiya and I) did or learned there. I thought I would start by imagining a conversation about imaginary analysts, between two imaginary people, in an imaginary kitchen of an imaginary company: Imaginary man (IM): “Where did G the analyst go? I haven’t seen him around for at least a couple of days!” Imaginary woman Read More

Salesforce.com Wants to Help You Transition to a Customer Company


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vista tour  com Wants to Help You Transition to a Customer Company Coincidentally or not, my industry analyst career started at about the same time that salesforce.com was founded, back in 1999. And boy, has the vocal cloud software company had an amazing transition over the years—once dismissed as a fad-like niche sales force automation (SFA) vendor with glorified contact management capabilities, salesforce.com is now a $3 billion (USD) enterprise software powerhouse. Whether one likes salesforce.com CEO Read More

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Epicor Claims The Forefront Of CRM.NET-ification. Part 2: Market Impact and User Recommendations


Epicor’s ability to enhance its products and its determination on executing product and technology strategies deserves commendation. Current users are advised to follow Epicor's new product introductions and keep an eye on its future product strategy. The positive sign is the company’s more manageable and narrower focus, as demonstrated by its most recent results.

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The User's Undying Quest for Exploring and Discovering Info - Part 2


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UNIT4: The (Largely) Untold Story - Part 2


Part 1 of this series started with my invitation by UNIT4 (formerly Unit 4 Agresso), the second-largest business applications provider in continental Europe, to attend its UK 2010 user conference. Frankly, I was a bit skeptical about what new and exciting I might see and hear about at this event in light of the vendor’s analyst tour in Boston in late 2009. My post then

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UNIT4: The (Largely) Untold Story - Part 1


February and bleak mid-winters are not exactly the high season for software user conferences in North America, and thus I accepted the invitation by UNIT4 (formerly Unit 4 Agresso), the second-largest business applications provider in continental Europe, to its UK 2010 user conference. The attraction, in addition to the Celtic Manor Resort in lush South

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