SOURCE: Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation

February 07, 2011 09:00 ET

Epicor Named 2010 "Partner of the Year" by Progress Software

Progress Software Presents Epicor With Highest Award for ISV Channel Excellence and Growth Based on Proven Success of Its Next-Generation Enterprise Business Solutions

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - February 7, 2011) - Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, recently brought home the top honor of "Partner of the Year" from the second annual Global Partner Conference held by Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive.

"Progress is extremely proud of this year's award recipients, as each demonstrated innovation and growth, while helping customers to solve complex business issues," said Chris Larsen, executive vice president of Global Field Operations for Progress Software. "Our 2010 'Partner of the Year' Epicor is a prime example of success -- delivering innovative world-class software solutions that enable its customers to maximize efficiency, minimize expenses and focus on business growth."

Epicor was awarded "Partner of the Year" for the demonstrated achievement of its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions that offer unmatched breadth of functionality, modern and agile technology, and offer flexible deployment models including multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), hosted, or on-premise.

Recognizing Innovation and Growth
At the awards ceremony, Progress recognized leading independent software vendors (ISVs) from around the world, who build applications using award-winning Progress technology. Software vendors were recognized across eight distinct categories for outstanding dedication to building innovative solutions using many Progress technologies such as the Progress® OpenEdge®, a powerful SaaS platform. In addition to technology leadership, selected vendors were also acknowledged for their active participation in the Progress partner community.

An Elite Progress partner, Epicor was named 2010 "Partner of the Year" for exemplifying the true meaning of partnership, demonstrating the highest levels of technology innovation, driving growth and evangelism within its customers' industry and participating highly within the Progress community.

 "We are honored to be acknowledged as 'Partner of the Year' by Progress Software," said John Hiraoka, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Epicor. "This recognition is further validation of our long-standing commitment to provide customers with flexible, scalable and cost-effective solutions that keep pace with the latest technologies and industry best practices.

"Since introducing our award-winning Epicor 9 ERP more than 300 customers worldwide are live on the solution, which has been shipped to over 2,000 customers in more than 50 countries, and was recently named the most visionary ERP solution by industry analysts," Hiraoka concluded.

About Progress Software Corporation
Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) is a global software company that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive to changing conditions and customer interactions as they occur -- to capitalize on new opportunities, drive greater efficiencies and reduce risk. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class infrastructure software spanning event-driven visibility and real-time response, open integration, data access and integration, and application development and deployment -- all supporting on-premises and SaaS/Cloud deployments. Progress maximizes the benefits of operational responsiveness while minimizing IT complexity and total cost of ownership. Progress can be reached at www.progress.com or +1-781-280-4000.

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality and services industries. With 20,000 customers in over 150 countries, Epicor provides integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), human capital management (HCM) and enterprise retail software solutions that enable companies to driveincreased efficiency and improve profitability. Founded in 1984, Epicor takes pride in more than 25 years of technology innovation delivering business solutions that provide the scalability and flexibility businesses need to build competitive advantage. Epicor provides a comprehensive range of services with a single point of accountability that promotes rapid return on investment and low total cost of ownership, whether operating business on a local, regional or global scale. The Company's worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, California with offices and affiliates around the world. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

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Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Lisa Preuss
    Director, Public Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation
    949/585-4235
    lpreuss@epicor.com

    Damon Wright
    Vice President, Investor Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation
    949/585-4509
    dswright@epicor.com