ECi News

September 16, 2014

Digital Gateway to Integrate e-automate® Software with Etactics

Digital Gateway, Inc., a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions, a leader in industry-specific technology solutions, today announced that it will integrate its market leading e-automate® ERP software with Etactics to provide additional invoice and statement solutions to Digital Gateway’s 1,400+ e- customers. Etactics, Inc. is a leading business services company committed to providing innovative, Web-based solutions that improve clients’ cash management and customer relationships. This new relationship between Digital Gateway and Etactics will provide dealers with an additional solution when creating and delivering invoices and statements. Dealers will have the option of providing Etactics with invoice data that will allow them to re-engineer and deliver invoices or statements to their end users in an automated manner. 

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June 26, 2014

Digital Gateway Releases Version 8.5 of e-automate® Software

Digital Gateway, Inc., a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), today announced the release of version 8.5 of its e-automate® software for the service technology industry. This latest version of the market-leading software provides even more features and tools designed to further help dealers with printing services and device management, as well as advanced security features and many others.

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June 26, 2014

ECi RockSolid POS® Software Adds New Enhancements for Ace Hardware

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the availability of enhanced functionality specifically for Ace Hardware retailers with the release of version 5.15 of RockSolid POS® software. These enhancements improve efficiency for Ace retailers and allow them to offer even greater customer service.

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June 12, 2014

Digital Gateway Announces P.O. Processor™ Integration with TonerCycle/InkCycle®

Digital Gateway, Inc., a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), today announced a key integration between its e-automate® P.O. Processor™ application and TonerCycle/InkCycle®, an industry leader in remanufacturing technology for toner and inkjet printer cartridges. Both ECi and TonerCycle/InkCycle are committed to optimizing service delivery across the industry by efficiently connecting critical operational functions. E-automate customers who use the P.O. Processor application will now be able to order ink and toner more easily than ever before through TonerCycle/InkCycle.  The process is seamless and fully automated from order placement to receipt of shipping information through to invoicing. Users can also take advantage of automatic bulk item price updates from TonerCycle/InkCycle, eliminating the need for manual pricing updates. 

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June 5, 2014

ECi Software Solutions Announces Two New Leadership Positions

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that Anshul Choudhry has been named Global Vice President of E-commerce and Andrew Morgan is now President of its Office Products Division. Formerly, both served as co-presidents of the Office Products Division, which encompasses the Britannia™, DDMS® and Red Cheetah™ business systems and various surround solutions for these products.

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May 30, 2014

ECi FMAudit® Software Now Monitors More Than 5 Million Devices

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that its FMAudit Enterprise solution has achieved yet another milestone in the imaging industry when it surpassed the 5 million monitored device mark, adding 1 million additional devices to its monitored database in less than a year. Since July 2013, thousands of office equipment dealers have installed FMAudit Onsite™ software at the premises of more than 210,000 accounts, helping FMAudit reach this significant threshold. 

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May 19, 2014

Acsellerate’s Profitability Manager™ Software Is Now Available for Red Cheetah

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that its Profitability Manager™ software is now available for Red Cheetah dealers.  ECi Acsellerate initially released the Profitability Manager for DDMS and received overwhelmingly positive feedback from customers.  Acsellerate always planned to make Profitability Manager available for other ERP systems, and has been working closely with Red Cheetah on an integration that would allow for real-time communication of current costs and customer price plans.

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March 18, 2014

ECi Launches e-automate™ software in Europe

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the official launch of the ECi e-automate™ system in Europe.  The ECi e-automate system comprises contract and service management together with stock control, accounting, purchasing and sales and is perfect for any service-dispatch-oriented company.

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March 17, 2014

ECi Achieves Record Sales of RockSolid POS® Software

ECi Software Solutions, a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced record annual sales during 2013 for its market-leading RockSolid POS® software for hardware, lumber, home and garden center retailers. During that time, 229 new customers either switched to RockSolid POS from their current provider or made a new system purchase, an increase of 24% compared to the year ended December 31, 2012.

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March 12, 2014

ECi Software Solutions Acquired by The Carlyle Group

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific business management and e-commerce software solutions, today announced it has been acquired by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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February 18, 2014

ECi FMAudit® and ROI Print Manager™ Now Integrated

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the availability of an integration between its FMAudit® solution and the ROI Print Manager software from Print Control Software Inc.  ECi’s premier Managed Print Services (MPS) solution, FMAudit, and ROI Print Manager software combines leading technology for understanding and managing users’ printing data. 

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February 3, 2014

ECi Acsellerate Releases New Profitability Manager™ Software

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the release of the Profitability Manager™ software from ECi Acsellerate.  The Profitability Manager helps independent dealers improve profitability and save time by automating the process of analyzing end-user purchase history and recommending more profitable substitute products.  By streamlining a previously manual and time consuming process, the Profitability Manager will help dealers consult with more customers and recommend products that immediately impact their bottom lines.

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January 30, 2014

ECi FMAudit® and West Point Products Develop Unique Program for Toner Resellers

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, and West Point Products, an industry leader in comprehensive solutions for Managed Print Services, have developed a program specifically for West Point Product’s dealers and channel partners to leverage ECi’s FMAudit® suite of products. This new relationship between ECi and West Point Products will allow customers in the West Point Products network to expand beyond the traditional toner-only approach and focus on the increasingly competitive Managed Print Services (MPS) market.

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January 27, 2014

Digital Gateway’s Flagship ERP System to be Rebranded as ECi e-automate® Software

Digital Gateway, Inc., a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced its plans to start branding its flagship ERP system for the office equipment industry as ECi e-automate® software, complete with new logos for the software and its suite of add-on products.  The new product name and logos more closely reflect the growing identity of e-automate software as part of the ECi group of office equipment ERP solutions.  Digital Gateway will continue to operate as a separate company within the ECi Software Solutions family.

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December 3, 2013

ECi Software Solutions and S.P. Richards Company Expand Strategic Alliance

ECi Software Solutions (ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, and S.P. Richards Company, a leading provider of business products to office products resellers, today announced that they have extended their strategic alliance for the benefit of their mutual customers. Building on an agreement ECi and S.P. Richards originally entered into in 2010, both parties will continue to invest in new software functionality designed to enhance and improve the independent dealer experience, including joint development on ECi’s premier e-commerce platform, ECinteractivePLUS™, in order to provide world-class e-marketing services with robust data analytics capabilities.  

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November 8, 2013

RJ Young Company Successfully Implements e-automate® Across All Facilities

Digital Gateway, Inc. (DGI), a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions and the developer of e-automate® ERP software, today announced  that RJ Young Co., one of the nation’s recognized leaders in document management solutions, has successfully implemented  DGI’s e-automate ERP software across all of its facilities.   RJ Young went live with the DGI system in the fall of 2013.  

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November 7, 2013

ECi Awarded Patent for Cutting-Edge FMAudit™ Managed Print Services Technology

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has awarded it a patent for its industry-leading FMAudit Managed Print Services (MPS) technology.  Canadian Patent No. 2,615,438 for FMAudit’s “Status Monitoring System and Method” was issued on August 13, 2013. 

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October 30, 2013

ECi FMAudit™ and Office Document Consulting, Inc. Form MPS Strategic Alliance

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced a strategic alliance between its FMAudit™ managed print services (MPS) software and Office Document Consulting Inc. (ODC). FMAudit customers will be able to perform an MPS analysis and develop a strategy to engage the sales process faster using ODC’s MPS in a Tablet™. The service provides a tablet that is fully customized and preloaded with all the resources needed to sell MPS, including a drag-and-drop feature for mapping that eliminates the traditionally long period of time associated with printing each device data page and manually mapping devices. 

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October 22, 2013

BEI Services and Digital Gateway Join Forces in Expanded Technology Alliance

BEI Services Inc., the established leader in service department profitability improvement and performance analytics solutions, today announced a strategic alliance with Digital Gateway, Inc. that will improve the dealer experience by allowing seamless communication from DGI’s e-automate® software to the BEI Services database.  The enhanced API integration will add enriched functionality and speed-to-market of new features and products of BEI Services while saving time and greatly reducing the manual data exchange efforts between Digital Gateway and BEI customers.

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October 17, 2013

RemoteTech™ Rejoins the e-automate® Software Family

Digital Gateway, Inc. (www.DigitalGateway.com), a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions and the developer of e-automate ERP software, today announced that it has acquired the RemoteTech remote service software applications and other intellectual property assets from Tech AnyWare.  In connection with the acquisition, Tech AnyWare founder James R. Davis, III and key members of his staff will join Digital Gateway’s remote service solutions group.

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October 16, 2013

OMD and La Crosse Prevail in Lawsuit Against MWA

OMD Corporation and La Crosse Management Systems, Inc., subsidiaries of ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that the Delaware Court of Chancery has ruled in their favor in a lawsuit against MWA Intelligence, Inc. for materially breaching the confidentiality obligations in the 2007 license agreement regarding La Crosse’s TechRaptor™ and OMD’s Service-On-The-Go™ software.  The Delaware Court of Chancery’s ruling affirms OMD’s and La Crosse’s termination of the agreement, opening the door for their re-entry into the remote service software arena.  As a result, Digital Gateway, Inc. has recently acquired the Remote Tech™ service solution from Tech AnyWare, LLC.

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October 9, 2013

Independent Stationers Launches Powerful Tool for Inventory Analysis

Independent Stationers, the industry’s most progressive independent dealer group, announced a new cost comparator reporting tool to help its members make smart direct buying and stocking decisions.  This valuable new solution was developed with ECi Acsellerate, and will help Independent Stationers members analyze their sales and easily  identify opportunities to improve their bottom line through more effective  buying decisions and efficient   inventory  management .

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October 7, 2013

TechRaptor™ and Service-On-The-Go™ Returning Home

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the renewed availability of its TechRaptor and Service-on-the-Go remote service applications as a result of the Delaware Court of Chancery’s ruling that the license agreement between OMD Corporation, La Crosse Management Systems, Inc. and MWA Intelligence, Inc. was properly terminated by OMD and La Crosse due to a material breach by MWA.

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September 20, 2013

JoAnne Ravielli Joins ECi as Vice President of Global Customer Service

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that Jo Anne Ravielli has joined the ECi leadership team as Vice President of Global Customer Service.  In this capacity, Ravielli will focus on creating and leading ECi’s Center of Excellence for global customer service.  She will be working across the ECi family of companies to develop a world-class customer service organization that effectively satisfies customers and enhances ECi’s “customer first” culture.

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September 9, 2013

Digital Gateway Announces Integration with Autotask

Digital Gateway, Inc., a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions, today announced the integration of its e-automate® dealer management software with Autotask Corporation’s IT Business Management Solution built for IT service providers, managed service providers and enterprise IT managers.  The integration is expected to be available for e-automate dealers by first quarter, 2014. 

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September 3, 2013

ECi Acsellerate Named to the Learning! Top 100 List

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that its ECi Acsellerate team has been named to the Learning! Top 100 list. The awards were announced at a dinner held during the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo (ELCE) in Anaheim, California, honoring companies from both the private and public sectors. The Acsellerate team was nominated for the list by Citrix based on the performance of their extensive training program.

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August 30, 2013

ECi Software Solutions Named to Inc. 5000 List for Fifth Consecutive Year

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, has been named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing U.S.-based companies. Making the list for the fifth consecutive year puts ECi on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll. The business technology solution provider was ranked 4865 with a 39% growth rate from 2009 to 2012 and the addition of 133 employees during the same time period. 

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August 13, 2013

ECi FMAudit™ Eclipses Four Million Monitored Devices Mark

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that data from more than 4.1 million devices is now actively collected by its FMAudit Enterprise solution offering. This milestone gives FMAudit the largest database of monitored devices in the world. Thousands of office equipment dealers have successfully installed FMAudit Onsite at the premises of more than 163,000 accounts. 

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July 30, 2013

ECi FMAudit™ Announces Release of Central Server Version 3.6

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the release of Central Server version 3.6 for its FMAudit solution. This latest version includes 13 new reports that can be scheduled, native 64-bit support and bulk account creation, device addition entry and meter entry. Schedulable reports available include account, meter and supply management, device analytics, version information and quick Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) reference. For a full list of reports available and revision history, please refer to http://help.fmaudit.com/fmaa/revhistory.html.

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July 10, 2013

Acsellerate Releases Series of Enhancements to CRM

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, proudly announced a series of enhancements to ECi Acsellerate’s CRM application.  Over the last year, Acsellerate has made aggressive changes to its CRM, introducing a spectrum of key functionality that helps independent businesses manage their customer relationships and prospect pipeline.

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July 10, 2013

Acsellerate® Releases Series of Enhancements to CRM

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, proudly announced a series of enhancements to ECi Acsellerate’s CRM application. Over the last year, Acsellerate has made aggressive changes to its CRM, introducing a spectrum of key functionality that helps independent businesses manage their customer relationships and prospect pipeline. 

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June 27, 2013

ECi Releases RouteTrak™ for Android™

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that its RouteTrak premium proof-of-delivery system is now available for Android. With RouteTrak for Android, customers can save not only on the monthly costs associated with delivery services, but also the initial $2,000 up-front investment for a dedicated tracking device. The up-front cost of the tracking devices can be prohibitive for some businesses, but by making the tracking system available on Android devices, ECi has made it easier for more customers to enter the market.

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June 19, 2013

Social Shopping Comes to ECi Web Storefronts Using S.P. Richards Enhanced Content

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the availability of product reviews in ECi Web storefronts that use enhanced content and search technology from leading office products wholesaler S.P. Richards. With a social shopping system of star ratings and comments, Web shoppers can use each other’s reviews to help them choose office products.

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June 5, 2013

ECi Acquires Red Cheetah

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Red Cheetah Software, LP. ECi’s acquisition of Red Cheetah will allow both companies to better serve the needs of dealers in the office products and adjacent industries. Red Cheetah’s products and services will become part of ECi’s office supplies portfolio.  

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May 23, 2013

Two ECi Customers Named Haworth 2013 Best In Class Dealerships

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that two of its customers have been named Haworth 2013 Best In Class dealerships. Nashville Office Interiors (NOI) and Price Modern were named to the top 25 list, selected from more than 250 North American dealerships. Price Modern was named to the list for the second consecutive year and their dealerships—Lanham in Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore location—were named the #1 and #2 Haworth dealers in the world for sales volume, respectively.  

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March 18, 2013

Global Imaging to Implement Digital Gateway’s e-automate™ System

Digital Gateway, Inc., the leader in dealer management solutions for the independent dealer community, today announced that Global Imaging Systems, Inc. (GIS) will be implementing Digital Gateway’s e-automate™ dealer management system throughout its facilities. GIS is a leading provider of business technology solutions and one of the largest in the United States. GIS has approximately 200 offices operating across 38 states and the District of Columbia. 

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February 7, 2013

Digital Gateway and Acsellerate Deliver Graphical Equipment Dashboards

Digital Gateway, Inc., a subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions, is pleased to announce the availability of new graphical dashboards from the Acsellerate® sales intelligence service. ECi Acsellerate collaborated with key office equipment dealers to develop a powerful dashboard solution designed to offer strategic insights into their business.

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January 30, 2013

Laryssa Alexander Appointed President of ECi’s Office Equipment Division

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that Laryssa Alexander has been appointed President of its Office Equipment Division. Alexander is currently the President of OMD Corporation and La Crosse Management Systems, Inc. and now expands her responsibilities as she takes over as President of Digital Gateway, Inc., replacing Jim Phillips, who departed earlier this month. Alexander will be responsible for overseeing development of the division's software and services for the office equipment, point of sale, banking and related industries. ECi’s office equipment division markets the e-automate™, OMD® and La Crosse™ software solutions to these industries through its various operating subsidiaries.

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January 29, 2013

ECi Acsellerate Reaches Record Sales Level in 2012

ECi Acsellerate, part of the ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com) family of companies, today announced that it has reached a major milestone: serving more than 500 customers that rely on its industry leading sales intelligence solutions.  This new threshold for the organization translates to nearly 3,000 global users, integrated with almost 30 different ERP systems, across 12 time zones. 

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November 29, 2012

ECi Acsellerate Introduces Expert Intelligence, A New Consulting Service

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the official introduction of Expert Intelligence, a new consulting service from ECi Acsellerate. Expert Intelligence takes Acsellerate’s industry leading sales intelligence and CRM solutions to the next level by providing an internal expert to analyze and prioritize data on behalf of each independent dealer.   

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November 14, 2012

ECi Software Solutions Completes Rebranding of BlueSky

ECi Software Solutions Limited (www.ECiSolutions.com), the UK subsidiary of ECi Software Solutions, a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the completion of the re-branding of BlueSky Systems Solutions Limited with a new trading name (ECi BlueSky) and a logo that more closely reflects its identity as part of the ECi group of companies. BlueSky will continue to operate as a separate company within the ECi Europe family.

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August 31, 2012

ECi Named to the 2012 Fast Tech Listing

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced it was named to the 2012 Fast Tech listing, appearing in the #29 spot. Fast Tech honors the fastest-growing technology companies in North Texas based on three-year revenue growth and is part of the Metroplex Technology Business Council’s Tech Titans Awards Gala. The company’s final rank was announced at the Tech Titans Gala on August 24, with the Fast Tech listing being published in a special section of the Dallas Business Journal on August 31. Fast Tech is sponsored by TravisWolff and Comerica Bank.

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August 28, 2012

ECi Software Solutions Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that it has again been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the United States. Appearing on the list for the fourth consecutive year, ECi ranked #4728 with a growth rate of 14% from 2008 to 2011.

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August 23, 2012

ECi Software Solutions Recognized with Top 100 “Greatest Advancement” Award

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, was today presented with “The Greatest Advancement” award by the Fort Worth Business Press at its annual Top 100 Luncheon. This award was presented to the company that made the most advancement on the publication’s annual list recognizing the top 100 privately held companies in Tarrant County.

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July 24, 2012

ECi Advantage Finalizes Integration with Ace Rewards Program

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that Ace Hardware has given its final certification to their ECi Advantage™ business system software for integration with the Ace Rewards™ program. The integration is a significant milestone for ECi, allowing them to fully service the entire spectrum of Ace Hardware customers. Both of ECi’s LBMH solutions are now certified.  ECi RockSolid received its final certification in October, 2011.

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May 17, 2012

ECi Launches New Manufacturing Website

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the launch of the latest online resource for its manufacturing ERP software. The site can be accessed at http://manufacturing.ecisolutions.com/. ECi provides the premier manufacturing ERP software M1. In addition to providing information on ECi’s manufacturing ERP products, the site will also present news about ECi and the manufacturing industry.

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April 12, 2012

ECi Acquires BlueSky

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that it has acquired BlueSky Systems Solutions Ltd (BlueSky), a leading back office systems supplier for the European office products industry located in Derbyshire, England. BlueSky becomes part of ECi’s Office Products Division, which includes the Horizon, Horizon Web, Office2Net, Vision, NGV, EasyOrder, Progress and Prolink Web products. With the acquisition of BlueSky, ECi has further established its position as the most comprehensive office products software provider in Europe and will be able to offer customers an ever-expanding array of products and services to meet their needs.

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April 9, 2012

Digital Gateway and Acsellerate Announce New Executive Dashboards for the Office Equipment Market

Digital Gateway, the leading provider of dealer management solutions for the Office Equipment industry is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with Acsellerate ®, the premier sales intelligence service.  Acsellerate, working closely with key office equipment dealers and consultants, is currently developing a new graphical dashboard specifically for Office Equipment executives designed to provide them strategic and powerful insights into their business.

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March 1, 2012

ECi Acsellerate Adds Another New Business Development Role

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the addition of Steve Stallard, another industry veteran, to the ECi Acsellerate team.   Stallard will be responsible for Business Development, executing Acsellerate’s growth initiatives and providing additional support for their rapidly expanding customer base.  He will be primarily focused on growing the Lumber and Building Materials (LBM) market, as well as using his expertise in Office Products and Equipment to build awareness around Acsellerate’s end-user intelligence solution, CXintelligence.

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February 9, 2012

ECi Announces Launch of ECiCloud for DDMS

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced their premier office solution, ECi DDMS, has moved to “the cloud” with the launch of ECiCloud for DDMS. The biggest advantage of a cloud application is ease of use; open a browser, log in and start using it. ECiCloud can be up and running much quicker than traditional systems and total cost of ownership is less than an onsite solution. In addition, the user does not have to worry with server maintenance or software uploads, as that is handled by DDMS.

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January 31, 2012

ECi M1 Announces Partnership with Global Software, Inc.

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced a new partnership between Global Software Inc. and the official launch of the ECi M1 Advanced Financial Reporting tool.

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January 25, 2012

ECi Software Solutions Achieves Record Year in 2011

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced strong results for 2011, achieving a 25% growth rate over 2010. Continual investment in technology and a commitment to customers and the industries ECi serves fueled the success of 2011. More than 670 new companies joined the ECi family during the year, including the 150 new customers announced by ECi Acsellerate earlier this month.

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January 17, 2012

ECi Announces Locations and Dates for Connect Regional 2012

Ecommerce Industries (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the locations and dates for Connect Regional 2012. These meetings will be for users of the Advantage, RockSolid, Britannia, DDMS, M1, TeamDesign, Acsellerate and FMAudit solutions.

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January 12, 2012

ECi Acsellerate Announces Record Sales

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announces a record year for Acsellerate, the premier sales intelligence solution for independent businesses.  More than 150 new clients were added in 2011, joining Acsellerate’s fast-growing account base of almost 450 organizations.

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January 10, 2012

Ben Battle Joins ECi as Chief Technology Officer

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that Ben Battle has been named Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Mr. Battle will be responsible for product development across the ECi family of companies and he will lead strategic initiatives addressing ECi's next generation product offerings, common technologies and platforms, and development processes and standards.

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November 29, 2011

ECinteractive and S.P. Richards PSN Increase Functionality

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the release of ECinteractive version 11.1. This latest version features enhanced integration with the S.P. Richards Private Supply Network (PSN). The PSN allows dealers using ECinteractive to purchase supplies from S. P. Richards (SPR) and also receive electronic acknowledgements from the vendor.

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November 17, 2011

CXintelligence from ECi Acsellerate Is Now Integrated with ECinteractive and is.D-Force2

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announces the integration of CXintelligence with ECinteractive and is.D-Force 2.  CXintelligence is a new on-demand customer intelligence solution from ECi Acsellerate, which helps independent businesses effectively compete and win new accounts by allowing specific end users to analyze their purchase information through interactive dashboards and detailed reports.   The integration of CXintelligence with ECinteractive and is.D-Force2 allows seamless access to historical purchase information, providing a level of analysis that sophisticated shoppers require from their business partners.              

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November 15, 2011

ECi Announces Release of FMAudit Version 3.3

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the release of Version 3.3 of the industry-leading MPS and business automation software platform, FMAudit. The release includes significant updates, feature enhancements and process improvements for FMAudit Central and includes Version 2.6.9 for Onsite, Viewer and WebAudit.

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November 11, 2011

ECi Connect Conference 2011 a Huge Success

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that Connect Conference 2011 was an all-around success. The national conference for users of ECi’s business solutions was held at the Renaissance Worthington hotel in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, November 1–3. More than 800 attendees from eight countries participated, as well as 43 vendor partners of ECi. Connect Conference 2011 was a new venture as sessions were provided for all the business sectors ECi serves, rather than focusing on a single industry.

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October 26, 2011

ECi RockSolid Receives Certification from Ace Hardware

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that Ace Hardware has given its final certification to ECi’s RockSolid POS business system software for integration with its Ace Rewards™ program. Ace Rewards is a retail incentive program that awards points based on dollars spent, provides members advanced notice of sales, members-only coupons, and allows members to submit rebates online rather than having to mail them in. Members also receive in-store discounts.

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October 14, 2011

ECi DDMS and Digitek Computer Products Integrate PSN Function

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the integration of Private Service Network (PSN) functionality with Digitek Computer Products. The integration will fully automate purchase orders, acknowledgements, stock/price checks, and item and pricing updates.

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October 11, 2011

ECi M1 Announces Strategic Partnership with Avalara

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced a new partnership between Avalara, of Bainbridge Island, WA, and their AvaTax certified ECi M1 ERP software for manufacturers.

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October 5, 2011

ECi Software Solutions Named to Inc. 5000

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific business software and technology solutions, today announced they have been named to the Inc. 5000, Inc. magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. The company made the list for the fourth consecutive year. ECi, which provides business software for small and growing companies, was also listed at #284 in the Software industry category.

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October 3, 2011

ECi Software Solutions Announces CXintelligence from Acsellerate

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announces CXintelligence, a new on-demand customer intelligence solution from ECi Acsellerate.  CXi helps independent businesses effectively compete and win new accounts by allowing specific end users to access their purchase information through interactive dashboards and detailed reports.    

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September 12, 2011

ECi Expands European Presence

ECi Software Solutions, the leading provider of business management software, today announced that it is expanding the presence of its manufacturing ERP system, M1, in Europe.

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August 8, 2011

ECi Announces eProcurement/ECinteractive Integration

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the integration of eProcurement with their premier e-commerce solution, ECinteractive. This integration creates another level of service for end consumers. Previously, eProcurement had been available to ECi customers through Dealer Station and is.D-Force2. eProcurement has also undergone significant development and is now even easier to use and provides more functionality than before.

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July 21, 2011

Jim Morris to be Featured as Keynote Speaker at ECi Connect Conference

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced Jim Morris will deliver the keynote address at Connect Conference 2011, a national users' meeting for their software solutions. The conference will be held November 1–3, 2011, at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.

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July 15, 2011

ECi Adds 259 New Customers during First Half of 2011

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that 259 new customers joined the ECi family during the first half of this year. The provider of business software also experienced record sales during the second quarter.

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June 13, 2011

ECi Acsellerate® Expands Industry Leading Training Team

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announces the expansion of ECi Acsellerate’s team of industry veterans with the addition of Lauren LaRue in the role of Dealer Trainer.  This new position will add another resource dedicated to Acsellerate’s fast growing customer base, ensuring that all users receive the premier training and personal support they have come to expect from the Acsellerate team.                                     

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March 10, 2011

ECi Acquires FMAudit

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), the leading provider of industry-specific business and e-commerce software solutions, announced today that it has acquired FMAudit, LLC, based in Jefferson City, MO. FMAudit's suite of print assessment, remote meter, supply and service data applications provide real-time information that empowers organizations to automate labor-intensive business processes. 

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February 28, 2011

ECi Acsellerate Now Integrated with OMD Business Management System

eCommerce Solutions, Inc.  (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announced today that they have integrated their premier business intelligence service, Acsellerate®, with their OMD business management software.  Acsellerate’s suite of Web-based analytics, advanced reporting and integrated CRM applications provides interactive information that empowers organizations to easily understand the effectiveness of their customer relationships and turn that insight into bottom-line results. 

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January 26, 2011

Acsellerate Announces Record Fourth Quarter Sales

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announces a record fourth quarter for Acsellerate, the premier sales intelligence solution for independent businesses.  More than 45 new clients were added in the fourth quarter of 2010, joining Acsellerate’s fast-growing account base of almost 400 organizations.

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January 20, 2011

ECi Britannia Announces New Partnership with JH Specialty

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry‐specific information technology solutions, today announced a new partnership between JH Specialty, Inc., of Fort Wayne, IN, and their ECi Britannia business software for independent office supplies dealers.

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December 7, 2010

ECi Announces Connect Conference 2011

eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the dates of Connect Conference 2011, a national users' meeting for their software customers. The conference will be held November 1–3, 2011, at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.

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July 15, 2010

Trevor Gruenewald Appointed Chief Operating Officer for ECi Software Solutions

ECi Software Solutions (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announced today that Trevor Gruenewald has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gruenewald joined the ECi team in January 2009 as Senior Vice President and General Manager for DDMS and the Office Equipment divisions. His list of responsible business units grew to include Britannia, Team Design, OMD and La Crosse.

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July 13, 2010

Fluoresco Lighting & Signs to Implement ECi M1 in All Facilities

ECi Software Solutions (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announced today that Fluoresco Lighting & Signs will implement ECi's M1 manufacturing ERP software in all of its facilities. Fluoresco is one of the acknowledged leaders in the design, manufacture, installation and retrofitting of lighting systems and electrical signs.

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