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Epicor® Cited as an Order Management Solutions Leader by Independent Research Firm

  • 05 December, 2008 15:52

<p>Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC) emerged as a leading order management solution supporting the delivery of the perfect order in a recent evaluation by Forrester Research. The Forrester report states “Epicor Software ascends to the Leader band in this edition of the Forrester Wave evaluation of order management hubs. Epicor delivers mostly advanced capabilities across the four key order management cycle business processes.”
Epicor was among the select companies invited to participate in the November 14, 2008, Forrester Wave report, The Forrester Wave™: Order Management Hubs, Q4 2008. Forrester looked at eight leading order management solutions in a 152-criteria evaluation, citing Epicor as a leader because of strong support for end-to-end order processes and forward-looking product strategies.</p>
<p>Ray Wang, vice president and principal analyst with Forrester, and author of the report writes, "Adoption of advanced Microsoft tools and technology provide Epicor Software with an agile and comprehensive application foundation. Rich analytics, intuitive user experiences, and strong support for data out processes earn Epicor Software a top-two placement for data and infrastructure.”</p>
<p>The report continues, “Epicor Software leads the corporate strategy category among all vendors evaluated due to the company’s strong focus, excellent customer references, strong internal professional services, and rich global support. Forrester recommends Epicor Software for all clients considering a solution built on Microsoft Visual Studio .NET technologies and for SMBs up to $5 billion in revenues looking for a user-centric alternative to the usual suspects.”
“Epicor’s position as a leader and continued success delivering innovative line of business applications that drive productivity and results leveraging Microsoft technology is to be applauded,” said Alexandre Pombo, senior director of Line of Business Global ISVs for Microsoft Corp. “Epicor is set to deliver even richer user experiences through its next-generation service-oriented solutions, with robust utilisation of the Microsoft platform."</p>
<p>“It’s not surprising that our offering emerged as a leader—our technologically advanced enterprise solutions are well-suited to order management with a ‘to-order’ philosophy at the core,” said James Norwood, vice president of product marketing for Epicor. “Our solutions are built from the ground up using modern service-oriented architecture (SOA) that helps deliver maximum flexibility across order channels and supports our customers need for fast and efficient quote to order and fulfillment to cash processes.”</p>
<p>About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor is a global leader dedicated to providing integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM) and enterprise retail software solutions to the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies. Founded in 1984, Epicor serves over 20,000 customers in more than 140 countries, providing solutions in over 30 languages. Employing innovative service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services technology, Epicor delivers end-to-end, industry-specific solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality and services that enable companies to drive increased efficiency, improve performance and build competitive advantage. Epicor solutions provide the scalability and flexibility to meet today's business challenges, while empowering enterprises for even greater success tomorrow. Epicor offers a comprehensive range of services with its solutions, providing a single point of accountability to promote rapid return on investment and low total cost of ownership. Epicor’s worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, California with offices and affiliates around the world. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.</p>

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