Epicor and Activant


This article written 2011 by Will Johnson, wjhonson@aol.com

"Private equity firm Apax Partners plans to acquire business-application
makers Epicor Software and Activant Solutions and combine them into a
single mid-market company with annual revenue of $825 million."
 - Information Week 4/5

Epicor has several software packages that run on Unidata/Universe:

DataFlo (formerly DataWorks)
Manage2000 (ROI Systems acquisition)

Vantage is the product that runs on Progress/SQL.

Epicor has their  "package of the future"  which started as Vantage and is now just called Epicor 9.  It is a Progress based system which can run on either a Progress database or SQL.

Manage-2000 aka ROI is still under the Epicor flag and using Unidata as
the database. ... development is still continuing on this product.