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Epicor buys Dot Net IT in order to expand ERP & cloud offerings

Enterprise software provider says that acquisition will further its cloud strategy and add additional talent and tools to the mix

Enterprise software vendor Epicor today announced that it has acquired one of its own key partners - UK-based business solutions provider Dot Net IT.

The particulars of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the software provider said that all of Dot Net IT’s outstanding equity had been acquired. The acquisition is expected to strengthen Epicor's sales, services and support team globally, and bolster the company’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) portfolio.

“Dot Net IT has been a consistently strong Epicor partner, aligned with our core values and focus on customer experience and business growth,” said Sabby Gill, executive vice president, Epicor International. “This acquisition brings valuable knowledge and experience into the fold, as Dot Net IT serves numerous Epicor customers worldwide with implementation, cloud migration and IT infrastructure support, and has a track record of quickly and effectively resolving issues to keep their businesses running smoothly.”

The two businesses have been working together for a number of years with joint customers in the manufacturing and services industries, such as Dorner, Fasse Valves, Hayward Tyler, Marshall of Cambridge Aerospace, and St Ives Group.

“We are pleased to join Epicor and bring the expertise we’ve honed selling, implementing and developing solutions for Epicor ERP as an alliance and channel partner,” said Gary Parfrey, managing partner, Dot Net IT. “The team consists of experts in extending Epicor ERP functionality, and designing solutions to save customers time and maximise their technology investment, so they can focus on business growth.”

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