Epicor Software today announced the appointment of Keith Deane as senior vice president and general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective immediately. Keith will lead the EMEA region out of UK and will be reporting directly to Pervez Qureshi, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Epicor. In this new role, Deane will be focused on revenue growth and expanding the market for Epicor enterprise resourcing planning (ERP) solutions throughout the region. A proven leader, Deane brings more than 20 years of sales, operations and software industry experience to Epicor, having worked for leading ERP, SaaS, e-commerce, middleware, infrastructure, process management and business intelligence software providers during his career. Read More…

Abu Dhabi-based steel engineering and fabrication company, Sama Steel selected the next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution from Epicor to deliver a comprehensive web-based ERP system. Epicor offers an integrated workplace management platform that incorporates best-practice processes and generates critical business intelligence data and performance assessment reports. Founded in 2006, Sama Steel is a leading steel engineering and fabrication company renowned for its work on steel structures, sea platforms, rigs and pressure vessels. In addition, it also offers blasting and painting services to technical specifications as per client requirments.Read More…

Epicor today announced the release of its award-winning human capital management (HCM) solution in the Middle East. Epicor HCM is a comprehensive human resource information system (HRIS) designed to assist organizations to find and retain employees, provide visibility across their increasingly global workforce, and meet regulatory employee and workforce reporting requirements. Available as on-demand software as a service (SaaS), hosted, or on-premise license, Epicor HCM integrates with the Epicor next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, or it can be used as a robust standalone HR management solution.Read More…

Leading business software vendor,Epicor Middle East announced the appointment of its new regional director, Anish Kanaran who will be spearheading the expansion of Epicor’s presence across Middle East, Africa, Turkey and India.
Anish brings over 17 years of regional experience to the local senior management team, having worked for leading multinational IT corporations across a variety of product lines and verticals. In his new role, Anish’s focus will be to expand Epicor’s footprint in the region by bolstering direct and channel sales.Read More…

Leading business software vendor, Epicor has successfully implemented the Epicor next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution across all divisions of Khalid Cement Industries Complex W.L.L. (KCIC). KCIC, one of the largest concrete manufacturing companies in Qatar employs over 1,400 people at four manufacturing units situated at Salwa Industrial Area, Dafna, Dukhan and will soon open one in the Ras Laffan Area. Read More…

Epicor announced its support of Microsoft SQL Server Code Name “Denali” – a complete set of enterprise-ready technologies and tools to enable people to derive the most value from information at the lowest total cost of ownership. With this move, Epicor plans to uplift its Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) suite to take advantage of the release’s enhanced levels of performance, availability and security; to employ its productive management and development tools; and, to deliver the next-generation for doing ad hoc business intelligence (BI) data analysis and bring pervasive insight to business users.
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UAE-based business conglomerate VAMM Group, consisting of VAMM International, G&W Brands and Kidville (UAE), will implement Epicor next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor 9, to bring cost efficiencies and to support continued growth of the Group’s businesses. To begin with VAAM will deploy the financials and distribution modules across three of the VAMM Group subsidiaries. We have chosen Epicor ERP to support our businesses and to support our long-term strategic growth.
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Epicor plans to expand its channel reach further in fast growing economy of Qatar. The Qatar Information Technology Report stated that lucrative business prospects are expected from key growth sectors such as hydrocarbon, banking, real estate, education and telecoms, helping establish Qatar as one of the fastest-growing markets in the region. The report also revealed that Qatar’s total IT market is expected to reach USD 610 million by 2015.
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Epicor signed an partnership with Aditya Birla Minacs, a global business solutions provider, to sell, implement and support its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in India and the Middle East. “We are delighted to appoint Minacs as a value added reseller for the Middle East and India. Their experience in the market, wide geographical coverage and excellent customer service will be a valuable asset for new Epicor customers in the Middle East and India.” said Basil Daniells, vice-president sales for Epicor.Read More…

Epicor and HCL Technologies recently announced a services partnership to meet the growing demand for the award-winning next-generation Epicor 9 enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite. The partnership expands HCL’s presence in the broader midmarket segment while bringing effective global implementation and services capabilities to Epicor’s existing and new ERP suite customers. Under this partnership, HCL will expand overall Epicor services capacity, helping meet the demand for services and speeding the implementation for Epicor’s ERP customers. The demand for implementation services is strong with close to 400 customers worldwide live on Epicor 9 ERP and a further 1 , 500 projects in process having been shipped to more than 2 , 100 businesses in 60 countries, including shipments to over 900 new customers.
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Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations has revealed plans to expand and strengthen its channel programme in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with a focus on adding more partners with value-added industry and market expertise to support the growing demand for its next-generation ERP solution. The “Saudi Arabia Information Technology Report Q1 2011” forecasts excellent growth opportunities with the value of KSA’s IT market to reach US $4.9 billion by 2014 from the forecast value of $3.6 billion in 2011. The report shows that the Saudi government continues to regard development of the country’s information communications technologies (ICT) industries as a national priority.
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