Simplified Solutions Joins the Epicor Inspired Partner Network

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 27, 2015

Newly Appointed Value-Added Reseller in UAE to Focus on Promoting Epicor iScala Within the Middle East’s Booming Hospitality Market

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Simplified Solutions FZCO, a software sales and service organization based in Dubai Silicon Oasis, UAE, is the latest company to join its Inspired Partner Network. As a value-added reseller (VAR), Simplified Solutions will focus on bringing Epicor next-generation software solutions to the rapidly growing Middle East hospitality industry.

The VAR partnership will pave the way for the promotion of Epicor iScala ERP as a cost-effective, state-of-the-art enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for the hospitality industry. Approximately 70 percent of the world's top 20 hospitality chains, at over 300 hotels, in over 60 countries, already streamline their processes with Epicor iScala. The fully integrated ERP solution addresses the specific requirements of small, medium and large hotels and service organisations through its advanced capabilities including financial management, integration with front office systems, multisite and multicompany financial consolidation, as well as its reporting and budgeting tools.

The Epicor and Simplified Solutions partnership reflects the booming hospitality market in the Middle East. As one of the fastest growing sectors in the region, the hospitality industry continues to witness a rapid surge in demand for specialized hospitality software. ERP solutions help hotels, restaurants, resorts, spas/clubs, caterers and other companies build long-term technological capabilities and provide enhanced services for their customers.

“The Middle East is one of the fastest-growing hospitality and IT markets in the world, so it is the ideal market for our brand of hospitality IT solutions. We have always endeavored to provide marketleading products to our customers and Epicor iScala is a high quality, highly respected solution. We look forward to complementing its technological brilliance with our years of experience in hospitality IT and expect the partnership to be a winning formula,” said Faiz I. Hashim, managing director for Simplified Solutions.

Anish Kanaran, channel director for Epicor in the Middle East, India and Africa said, “Epicor iScala contains next-generation capabilities that address the specific needs of the hospitality sector. It includes an extensive range of modules, as well as powerful technology that helps an organization focus on its primary business objectives while gaining an edge in the highly competitive Middle Eastern market. The system offers a rich user experience with high flexibility and performance capabilities.

“We welcome our strategic alliance with Simplified Solutions as we share an aspiration to bridge the gap between people and IT by simplifying system adoption. Simplified Solutions' objectives are also well aligned with our ambition to help customers make long-term efficiency gains through technology. Epicor iScala has been tailor made to support and meet the specific needs of enterprises in the region's growing hospitality sector. Through our alliance with Simplified Solutions, we will consistently deliver world-class services to the vast clientele in the region,” Anish added.

Simplified Solutions specializes in providing a comprehensive single-window platform to its clients. Its hospitality-focused service portfolio includes software advisory services for selecting market-leading solutions according to their business requirements; software implementation, training and go live support on a turnkey basis. Experts at Simplified Solutions can help customers integrate different software solutions and data sources for convenient data sharing; business intelligence and customized report generation, as well as provide IT infrastructure design, deployment, maintenance support, and auditing.

About Epicor Software Corporation
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Ahmad Sameer
Field Marketing Manager
Epicor Software Corporation
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