Epicor 9 gets magical Gartner vote

5 Jan 2011

The ERP solution Epicor 9 has been positioned as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) for ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies.

Gartner’s MQ for ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies evaluates products that have a global presence and are specifically tailored for product-centric midmarket companies with roughly US$50m to US$1bn in revenue.

Epicor Software released the Epicor 9 offering in December 2008. Today, more than 300 customers worldwide are live on Epicor 9, and the solution has been shipped to more than 2,000 sites in 56 countries, including shipments to more than 800 new customers.

According to Gartner, among the major trends and changes in the market since the last publication of this Magic Quadrant is, “Service-oriented architecture (SOA) and BPM prove their value in packaged applications for the midmarket: A combination of SOAs and BPM concepts allow for an unprecedented level of flexibility and adaptability.”

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Carmel Doyle was a long-time reporter with Silicon Republic