Epicor Partners with Microsoft Azure to Accelerate Cloud ERP
At Epicor Software Corporation’s annual user conference Insight 2018 in Nashville, the global provider of industry- specific enterprise software announced an expanded strategic partnership with Microsoft to deliver Epicor enterprise-class solutions globally on the Microsoft Azure platform.
Speaking to an audience of some 3,000 attendees,President and CEO of Epicor Steve Murphy said, “I really admire Microsoft, but most of all for this Strategic Cloud Alliance we really liked their enthusiasm and willingness to be part of Epicor’s objective and focus to unleash growth for our customers.”
Epicor will initially standardize cloud deployment of its Epicor ERP and Epicor® Prophet 21® enterprise resource planning (ERP) suites on Microsoft Azure, empowering customers to drive faster growth and innovation as they move to digitally transform their businesses.
“Microsoft’s focus on the ‘Intelligent Cloud’ and ‘Intelligent Edge’ complement our customer-centric focus,” said Steve Murphy, CEO, 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.”
In a recorded video shown to the Keynote attendees, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft said, “Microsoft is delighted that Epicor is standardizing its digitalization of the Epicor ERP on the Azure Cloud. So now, all of Epicor customers worldwide will be able to benefit from the full benefit of Azure. I am confident that as the world leading cloud platform, we will help in Epicor’s objective of helping its customers drive radical growth.”
“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,” said David Willis, corporate vice president, 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.”