EPICOR Software has released Vantage 8.0, a manufacturing solution based on a service-oriented architecture.
It is an end-to-end manufacturing system that addresses the core business needs of make to order and mixed-mode manufacturers. Built-in workflows manage the entire order cycle from marketing and sales through production and planning, sourcing and procurement, installation and service, through to financial recognition.
It has an n-tier architecture built with Microsoft .NET and Web services technology. It support growing market requirements for service-oriented architectures.
It is designed to support collaboration from the shop, plant, warehouse and across the enterprise. It supports multiple workflows, tailored to a manufacturers needs based on size of business or industries served. Ultimately, the solution adapts to a manufacturers changing needs, driving improved operating efficiency as a business grows.
The system offers development of applications based on Web services that have either a smart client or browser-based user interface. It enables Epicor's manufacturing customers to use Web services technology for maximum ease of use, integration, and lower total cost of ownership.