SOURCE: Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation

March 30, 2011 09:00 ET

Epicor® Named a Finalist in Three Categories of Network Products Guide's 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

Epicor Achieves Hot Companies Finalist and Two Best Product Finalist Honors for Its Next-Generation Enterprise Resource Planning On-Premise and Cloud Offerings

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - March 30, 2011) - Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Epicor a finalist for the 6th Annual 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in three categories: Hot Companies; Best Products - cloud computing/SaaS, for Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition (Epicor Express); and, Best Products - Solutions for Medium Enterprises, for Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP). These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world's premier Information Technology (IT) awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

"It's an honor to be named a finalist for the Hot Companies and Best Products awards," said John Hiraoka, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Epicor. "The awards recognize the great success of our next-generation ERP solution, which offers not only deep industry-specific functionality, but also unprecedented choice and flexibility through its unique ability to be delivered on-premise, hosted, or in the cloud. Epicor's visionary software, innovative technology, and vertically-focused service offerings can allow our customers to deploy one business information system that can meet their needs -- whether they are small or large, regional or global, require on-premise, on-demand or both. That capability and flexibility is not only 'Hot' and 'Best,' but something that really can help businesses increase efficiency and productivity, which we see as critical to driving growth and profitability in today's global economy."

The coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products awards program attracts participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, and encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of IT.

"By reaching the finalists stage in several categories, Epicor has demonstrated that it is making an impact in the industry," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Network Products Guide. "Through these industry and peer awards we want to seek and honor the best that continue to innovate and progress each year."

Epicor launched the latest release of its next-generation Epicor 9 ERP system in March 2010, which has continued to gain exceptional recognition and leadership in the marketplace. In May 2010, Epicor launched its cloud ERP solution, Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition (Epicor Express), a true multi-tenant Software as a Service (SaaS) version of its award-winning Epicor 9 ERP solution. 

Winners of the Hot Companies and Best Products Awards will be honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, during the 6th annual dinner and awards presentation.

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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 drive increased 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

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    Director, Public Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation

    Damon Wright
    Vice President, Investor Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation