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Epicor Updates ERP Application With Enhancements

Epicor Software Corp. has released version 9.05 of its enterprise resource planning application. Available in more than 50 countries, the new release contains a number of functional enhancements. The vendor has extended industry-specific capabilities for companies in manufacturing, distribution, financial services, construction and engineering. Additions for manufacturers and distributors include the introduction of lean performance metrics, enhanced quality assurance and a focus on both inbound asset management and outbound aftermarket mobile service management. Epicor has also boosted functionality for measuring key performance indicators across all aspects of an operation. New financial reporting capabilities, an embedded configurable asset management engine and an advanced allocations module were designed to help finance departments streamline business processes, reduce closing cycles and better track financial performance. Epicor Mobile Access allows business users to define and deploy mobile applications for devices such as the BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Apple iPhone. Epicor Enterprise Search has been expanded so that it can be invoked from almost anywhere, such as within Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint or Excel, the vendor said.

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Epicor Software Corp. has released version 9.05 of its enterprise resource planning application. Available in more than 50 countries, the new release contains a number of functional enhancements. The vendor has extended industry-specific capabilities for companies in manufacturing, distribution, financial services, construction and engineering. Additions for manufacturers and distributors include the introduction of lean performance metrics, enhanced quality assurance and a focus on both inbound asset management and outbound aftermarket mobile service management. Epicor has also boosted functionality for measuring key performance indicators across all aspects of an operation. New financial reporting capabilities, an embedded configurable asset management engine and an advanced allocations module were designed to help finance departments streamline business processes, reduce closing cycles and better track financial performance. Epicor Mobile Access allows business users to define and deploy mobile applications for devices such as the BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Apple iPhone. Epicor Enterprise Search has been expanded so that it can be invoked from almost anywhere, such as within Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint or Excel, the vendor said.

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