Epicor Honored at International Business Awards

Epicor and Epicor ERP Receive Distinguished Honoree Medals at 2011 International Business Awards

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Epicor® and its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution have earned distinguished honoree medals for Computer Software Company of the Year and Best New Computer Software Product or Service of the Year in The 2011 International Business Awards. The International Business Awards are the only global, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in business.

"It is an honor for Epicor and our next-generation ERP solution to have earned distinguished honoree medals from the International Business Awards," said John Hiraoka, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Epicor. "Epicor is a global leader in business software solutions and this recognition is a testament to our worldwide presence and success."

Epicor's next-generation ERP solution delivers substantial capabilities focused on cost reduction, process improvement and customer responsiveness. Epicor ERP continues to be a huge success, with shipments to more than 2,400 customers and partners worldwide. Today, more than 400 customers are running their business on the breakthrough ERP solution, with the rest in various stages of implementation.

Honorees for the International Business Awards were selected from more than 3,000 entries received from organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations. Organizations all over the world are eligible to compete in The International Business Awards, and can enter in any of more than 40 categories from Company of the Year and Best New Product of the Year to Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Executive of the Year. Honorees were determined through two rounds of judging by close to 200 professionals worldwide.

"Entries to The International Business Awards grew by more than 80% this year, and that illustrates the increasing importance of the IBAs worldwide," said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards, presenters of the IBAs. "We congratulate all of the honorees, and we look forward to recognizing them for their achievements at our gala event in Abu Dhabi on 11 October."

Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word "crowned," the awards will be presented to honorees at a gala event on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, in the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Complete lists of honorees and other details are available at www.stevieawards.com/iba.

News Facts

o Epicor earned distinguished honoree medals in the Computer Software Company of the Year and Best New Computer Software Product or Service of the Year in the 2011 International Business Awards.
o Honorees will be recognized at the Stevie Awards Gala in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in October 2011.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

Location hosting patron for The 2011 International Business Awards is the Ministry of Foreign Trade of the United Arab Emirates. Premier sponsors include IBM Netezza and Smart Reader® Worldwide. The Korea Business Communicators Association is the national sponsor for South Korea. Localization sponsor of the 2011 Stevie Awards is SDL. Location hosting supporters of the 2011 IBAs include Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Dana Gas, the Gemological Institute of America and The International Business Times.

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation (recently combined with Activant Solutions Inc.) is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With nearly 40 years of experience serving midmarket organizations and divisions of Global 1000 companies, Epicor has more than 33,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor inspires customers to build lasting competitive advantage. Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Livermore, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

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