|Description: Epicor (NASDAQ: EPIC) markets a range of enterprise software products targeted at mid-sized companies. It has its headquarters in Irvine, California and was founded in 1984 as Platinum Software. Platinum Software created a mid-market accounting software called PFD (Platinum for DOS), which eventually became PFW (Platinum for Windows).
In 1999 they acquired Clientele, Inc. and are now selling their Clientele CRM package. Epicor linked Clientele with Platium for Windows to give a front office/back office solution. In 2001, Epicor split the two and sold PFW to Best Software, who was eventually acquired by Sage Software.