Epicor unveils new ERP solution
Epicor Software Corporation a leading provider of enterprise business software for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, unveiled today to nearly 2,000 attendees at its annual customer conference, a unique solution for business with the launch of its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution Epicor 9.
Leveraging more than 20 years of experience designing and implementing ERP solutions, Epicor is introducing a new approach to the way ERP systems are designed, built, and used Expected to be generally available before the end of the year, Epicor 9 will virtually put “ERP everywhere,” utilizing Web 2.0 concepts to provide users with a truly collaborative and dynamic enterprise business application experience.
Epicor 9 raises technology to a level that delivers unprecedented business management and supports continuous performance improvement through real-time, in-context business insight. At the core of Epicor 9 is an adaptable and collaborative business architecture that satisfies the needs of any enterprise regardless of country, industry, or access device, enabling business anywhere — business without barriers.
“With Epicor 9, Epicor continues its proven history of innovation with Microsoft technology by working to redefine the enterprise application software experience,” said Walid Abu-Hadba, CVP, Developer & Platform Evangelism for Microsoft Corp. “We applaud Epicor for its deep utilization of the Microsoft platform to deliver its next-generation service-based business solutions.
These applications offer users tremendous choice for interacting with their enterprise information – through the 2007 Microsoft® Office system (Office Outlook® 2007, Office Word 2007, and Office Excel® 2007), Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server 2007, Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007, Windows Mobile and more. We expect that the combination of Epicor and Microsoft software will enable companies to drive greater efficiencies and create new business value as users are empowered to work smarter and faster.”
With proven success in developing and delivering service-oriented enterprise applications used by thousands of companies around the world today, Epicor has onverged the best of its offerings into this next-generation superset release. Encompassing the robust functionality, global footprint and industry expertise of Epicor's existing ERP suites, the release takes business management and control to the next level by extending reach, synergy, and visibility to the organization and its trading partners.
Specifically, Epicor features numerous essential embedded capabilities that manage the flow of processes right across the enterprise. This approach to core functionality, typically provided in other systems through after-the-fact integration or third party add-ons, includes customer relationship management (CRM), supplier relationship management (SRM), advanced planning and scheduling (APS), business process management (BPM), governance, risk and compliance (GRC), product configuration, field service and more.