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Epicor Receives New Certifications from Microsoft

Enhanced Security, Innovative User Interface Features and Performance Enhancements

Epicor Solutions Continue to Leverage Latest Microsoft Technologies for Enhanced Security, Innovative User Interface Features and Performance Enhancements

IRVINE, Calif. - December 22, 2009 - Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, today announced that Epicor 9 and Epicor iScala 2.3 SR2 enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions received the Works with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 certifications. A long-standing Microsoft Gold Partner and the 2009 "Microsoft Partner of the Year for Global ISV Line of Business," Epicor is utilizing the latest in Microsoft's leading-edge technologies to offer customers enhanced security, innovative user interface features and reliability enhancements.

"Our ISV community is alive with innovation, and we're committed to helping our partners drive the next generation of software experiences," said Ross Brown, Vice President of ISV and Solutions Partners for the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. "Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft technologies help ISVs to stay ahead of the competition and give their customers access to cutting-edge technologies."

Each of the Microsoft solutions deliver business enhancing capabilities such as new intuitive user interfaces with multi-touch, improved security and reliability features, and sophisticated management tools that are being leveraged by Epicor to help increase the productivity of its customers, while further improving the customer experience.

Superior Reliability and Flexibility with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Powerful functionalities and added new features in Windows Server 2008 R2 enable Epicor users to increase the reliability and flexibility of their server infrastructure. Built on the award-winning foundation of Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 adds a higher degree of flexibility for mobile workers with higher security but easier to manage and use, new virtualization tools, Web resources and management enhancements. Exciting Windows 7 integration helps save time, reduce costs, and provide a platform for a dynamic and efficiently managed data center. Integrating the latest in Microsoft technologies, such as Live Migration in Hyper-V™, will help give Epicor users greater control, increased efficiency and the ability to react to front-line business needs faster than ever before.

Driving Productivity with Microsoft Windows 7
Leveraging Windows 7 capabilities, Epicor provides users a truly collaborative and dynamic business application experience. Built on the Windows Vista® foundation, Windows 7 has been shaped by the evolving needs of end users and IT professionals. Users are becoming more computer-savvy, and expect more from the technology they use at work. They expect to be able to work from home, from branch offices, and on-the-road with the same level of productivity. Epicor continues its support for Windows 7 to help meet such user expectations so customers can be more productive anywhere and on any device, and with enhanced security that protects their systems and sensitive data.

Leveraging Leading-Edge Technologies for a Competitive Advantage
At the core of Epicor's award-winning enterprise business solutions is a strong application platform that provides Epicor customers with optimal reliability and performance. A long-time innovator utilizing Microsoft technologies such as the Microsoft .NET Framework, Windows Azure™ Platform, Visual Studio 2008, Silverlight, MOSS 2007 and SQL Server 2008, Epicor continues to employ the latest offerings from Microsoft to infuse enhanced productivity, security, scalability and connectivity into its solutions.

"Epicor is excited to support the latest in Microsoft technologies," said James Norwood, vice president of product marketing for Epicor. "Epicor stands committed to responding to the ever changing needs of today's businesses, and we are constantly developing and seeking new innovations to deliver best-in-class software solutions to our customers while maintaining a low total cost of ownership. Compatibility with Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 helps us empower users by offering our customers compelling new levels of productivity and performance with unprecedented information protection and control capabilities."

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality and services industries. With 20,000 customers in over 150 countries, Epicor provides integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM) and enterprise retail software solutions that enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. Founded in 1984, Epicor celebrates 25 years of technology innovation delivering business solutions that provide the scalability and flexibility businesses need to build competitive advantage. Epicor provides a comprehensive range of services with a single point of accountability that promotes rapid return on investment and low total cost of ownership, whether operating business on a local, regional or global scale. The Company's worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, California with offices and affiliates around the world. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

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Contact:
Lisa Preuss
Epicor Software Corporation
949/585-4235
lpreuss@epicor.com

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