ECi News

May 24, 2017

ECi Connect Conference 2018 to Be Held in Historic New Orleans French Quarter

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific business management software and information technology solutions, today announced the location and dates of its popular Connect Conference. The conference that unites ECi users from around the world will move to a biennial schedule, taking place November 5–7, 2018, at the New Orleans Marriott in the historic French Quarter.

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November 22, 2016

ECi Announces 2016 Everyday Hero Winner

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announced the finalists and winner of its annual Everyday Hero Award. The announcement was officially made November 2nd during the General Session and Kickoff of Connect Conference, ECi’s annual users’ meeting. 

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October 25, 2016

ECi RockSolid MAX™ Software Now Available for True Value® Retailers

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the availability of RockSolid MAX™ software for True Value® retailers. RockSolid MAX is a preferred automated point-of-sale software system for True Value, a retailer-owned co-op made up of independent hardware stores and home centers. RockSolid MAX is an ideal solution for many of these retailers as it will eliminate the need to purchase and maintain servers and required software. ECi will manage the software, data backups, data security, software updates, administration and disaster recovery. In addition, True Value retailers can incorporate RockSolid MAX mobile functionality via RockSolid MAX AnyWare™, a mobile application that allows the ability to conduct business on the go, in the store or warehouse, on a tradeshow floor or anywhere with wireless internet or cellular access. RockSolid MAX for True Value will feature full EDI communications with the co-op. 

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March 10, 2016

ECi Announces the Release of RockSolid MAX™ Software

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the release of RockSolid MAX™ software, a product developed specifically for small-to-medium sized hardware stores, home centers and smaller LBM businesses.  Residing in the cloud, RockSolid MAX will free-up small businesses from having to purchase and maintain servers and required software; this will allow system owners to focus resources on growing their businesses while ECi manages their software, data backups, data security, software updates, administration and disaster recovery. Built around a unique document management system, RockSolid MAX lets operations be as paperless as desired. 

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January 21, 2016

Scriptel® Corporation Announces Launch of Partner Page for SpruceWare.NET™ Integration

Scriptel® Corporation (Scriptel), a leading provider of electronic signature solutions and capacitive pen digitizing components, today announced the launch of their partner page supporting the integration of Scriptel’s signature pads with the point-of-sale features in ECi Spruce Computer Systems, Inc.’s SpruceWare.NETsoftware solution. The partner page provides information on the integration’s benefits for Spruce users, supported models and customer support. 

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November 5, 2015

John Maiuri Named President of ECi’s LBMH Division

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that John Maiuri has been appointed President of its LBMH Division. In his new role, Maiuri will be responsible for driving the strategic direction of the LBMH software products and technology to maximize the impact on the entire customer base. 

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October 27, 2015

ECi RockSolid™ Software Integrated with Point-of-Rental® Software

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the integration of its RockSolid™ business management system for hardware dealers with Point-of-Rental® Software’s rental management system. The integration of these two key platforms will help streamline operations for customers who offer retail and rental inventory. 

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June 11, 2015

ECi Announces First Annual Everyday Hero Contest to Recognize Outstanding Community Service

ECi Software Solutions today announced its inaugural Everyday Hero contest to recognize outstanding community service among ECi’s customer base. The contest will draw nominations from ECi’s customers and their employees who are making a difference in their communities through the contribution of time, effort, assistance and support. The grand prize winner’s charity of choice will receive a donation from ECi of $5,000 and the winning company or individual will receive a cash prize of $500. The winner will be revealed during ECi’s 2015 Connect Conference at Walt Disney World® Resort, which takes place November 9–11. Selection of the finalists and winner will be made by a panel of judges consisting of ECi employees and partners.

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January 14, 2015

ECi Acquires Spruce Computer Systems

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced it has acquired Spruce Computer Systems Inc., an Albany, NY-based provider of software solutions for lumberyards, building materials suppliers and home centers. Rob Fitzpatrick, the current President of Spruce, will take over as President of ECi’s Lumber, Building Materials and Hardlines (LBMH) Division, combining the Spruce, Advantage and RockSolid platforms under one business unit. These solutions serve more than 3,000 customers around the world.

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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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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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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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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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November 29, 2010

ECi Acsellerate Now Integrated with the Legacy and Next Generation Advantage Software

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 Legacy and Next Generation Advantage 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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