ECi News

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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June 7, 2016

ECi Recognized As One of Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America

ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. This annual award is presented by Achievers, industry-leading employee recognition and rewards solutions provider, recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. 

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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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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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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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