Epicor and Microsoft to partner on intelligent cloud project

By Sophie Chapman
The US-based global software company, Epicor, has announced its partnership with the technology giant Microsoft. The firm confirmed the news at it’s...

The US-based global software company, Epicor, has announced its partnership with the technology giant Microsoft.

The firm confirmed the news at it’s annual Insights conference, noting the deal would see Epicor deliver its enterprise-class solutions to Microsoft’s Azure platform.

Initially, Epicor will standardise cloud deployment of it’s ERP and Prophet 21® suites, allowing resource planning to aid fast growth and innovation for customers aiming to digitally transform their businesses.

“Microsoft's focus on the ‘Intelligent Cloud’ and ‘Intelligent Edge’ complement our customer-centric focus," remarked Steve Murphy, CEO of Epicor.

“We looked at several public cloud options. Microsoft Azure offers the best foundation for building and deploying enterprise business applications that will enable our customers' businesses to adapt and grow.”

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“Today, we are seeing more than three-quarters of prospects ask about cloud ERP.”

“As that deployment model becomes the norm, we are ready to enable our customers to move to the cloud with confidence leveraging the reliability, security, and scalability of Microsoft Azure.”

“Standardizing cloud deployment of its world-class manufacturing and distribution solutions on Microsoft Azure is a natural step for Epicor with its history of leveraging forward-looking technology to deliver the utmost value to its customers,” stated David Willis, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft.

“With Epicor solutions running in the cloud, customers will reap the benefits of greater agility, faster innovation, and favorable economics of Azure as they embrace digital transformation.”

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