Epicor announces release of Prophet 21

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The new software solution aims to help distributors manage the changing supply chain landscape.

Epicor this week announced the latest release of Epicor Prophet 21. This is the company’s cloud-based industry productivity solution for distributors.

The company claims the new release underscores their commitment to give distributors even more power to stay ahead of the ever-changing supply chain landscape.

“Distributors have navigated an unprecedented set of challenges over the past 18 months” according to Epicor. These include supply chain disruption and changing customer expectations for digital connectedness. According to the latest Epicor Industry Insights Report 2021, 92 percent of distributors believe that cloud would have helped them deal better with Covid-19, and 82 percent of all business leaders polled said Covid-19 had accelerated their cloud migration plans.

The latest release of Epicor Prophet 21 helps distributors address today’s challenges, the company says. They claim Prophet 21 will help them optimize for the future through new cloud-based, industry-focused capabilities. These functionalities will help them tackle complex supply chain needs and scale operations for the future. Epicor says.

Modular Design provides scalability

This latest release also enables customers to install components and scale them out independently. This in turn makes it easy to personalize and configure the Epicor Prophet 21 solution.

In addition, the user experience is more productive, the company says. This is because they have optimized the flow of information between the browser and server . It now retrieves information faster, making it easier to manage data.

This release also helps global customers with enhanced functionality around regulatory requirements and tax changes.

“Our latest release of Epicor Prophet 21 focuses on building cloud momentum, ensuring that both functionality and performance are at their peak as distributors embark on their digital transformation,” said Himanshu Palsule, Epicor President and CTO.

“Whether it’s to drive efficiencies, find new ways to grow revenue or make better, more informed strategic decisions, Epicor Prophet 21 allows customers to focus on what they do best to run their businesses.”