Epicor, HCL sign strategic partnership
Dubai, June 19, 2011
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, and HCL Technologies Limited (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced a services partnership.
It covers 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, said a statement.
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.
“Epicor has proven its market leadership and ability to provide customers with flexible, scalable and cost-effective solutions that keep pace with industry best practices,” said Sanjeev Nikore, president manufacturing and consumer services and senior corporate vice president, HCL Technologies.
“The combination of Epicor’s innovative approach to ERP coupled with HCL’s implementation and integration expertise offers Epicor customers additional flexibility and comfort in ensuring they meet their ERP project goals on time and on budget.”
“With the continuing success and momentum of Epicor ERP worldwide, our strategic partnership with a major systems integrator of HCL’s calibre will provide our consulting services team with additional resource flexibility, particularly as we continue to expand into new geographies,” said Dave Fogel, senior vice president, global professional services and consulting of Epicor.
“We’ve already completed the initial set up and engagement model with HCL team and expect to begin utilizing their expertise in ERP implementations this quarter. Together, our worldwide teams will offer local know-how coupled with a global outlook to ensure tangible results for our customers anywhere in the world,” Fogel said. – TradeArabia News Service