Epicor Software Corp., Dublin, CA, has announced the availability of the Epicor ICE business architecture for the Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.
Epicor ICE is a technology developed by Epicor that enables Prophet 21 users with enhanced levels of mobility, accessibility and interactivity among business applications. Epicor ICE acts as a connector and an application builder, providing distributors with access to the latest applications and technical capabilities while still taking advantage of Prophet 21's distribution functionality.
“Epicor ICE brings some amazing capabilities to Prophet 21,” said Erik Johnson, vice president, technical strategy for Epicor. “Field sales representatives can manage opportunities from their smartphone, executives can analyze financial data using spreadsheets, and anyone can find data in Prophet 21 through a search engine – all without ever having to sign in to the Prophet 21 application.”
Epicor ICE brings together the following capabilities:
- Enterprise Search – a search engine providing remote employees with access to all Prophet 21 data from one search field
- Dashboards – an application that allows distributors to push out updateable dashboards of user-specific information from Prophet 21 to mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets or any Web browser-enabled device
- Business Activity Queries – a tool that enables point-and-click access to the data tables in Prophet 21 for the purpose of mapping data to other applications with drag-and-drop simplicity