Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Aerospace and Defense Industry, MS SQL Server

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Aerospace and Defense Industry on the MS SQL Server. Below you will find an easy to navigate matrix comparing general data (e.g. price, financing options etc), materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management and any additional capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the links to dive deeper into each vendor's software, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1Microsoft Dynamics NAVInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business OneInfor LNMAX ERP
  Version2015.17.010.007Always Current7.22015.38.020169.00.10Infor ERP Feature Pack 65.5.2
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$8K-$250K$25K-500K$25K -$250K$25K-$1M$5K -35K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-5005-7505-100025-100020-2,5005-150+
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.40+ CountriesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NET.NETSOASOASOA.NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Proprietary`, Customized per Client, Pervasive, Power, Sage ProvideX, Sybase, Cloud-Based (Saas), PostgreSQL, MS SQL Express, abas Open Object Oriented Database, MS Access, IBM UniData/UniVerse, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, Salesforce, Multi-Tenant SAAS on the SalesForce CloudMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC CompliantMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, Oracle, Postgres Enterprise ServerMS SQL Server, Quickbooks
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, UnixWindows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt        Material Management Summary    Inventory Management    Procurement    Inventory Control  
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management        Plant Maintenance            Lot and Serial Tracking  
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators                    Master Scheduling  
           Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control                        Material Requirement Planning  
           Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management                        Repetitive Manufacturing  
           Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials Purchasing                          
           Sales Order Allocation            Lot and Serial Control    Materials Solutions                          
                       Material Management     Physical Inventory                          
                           Wireless System                          
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Service Management    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions    Sales Overview    Advanced Forecast  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.        Estimating / Quoting            Quoting and Estimating  
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management        Request for Quote            Sales Order and Processing  
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt                      
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty                          
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating                          
       Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization                          
                   Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management                          
                   Streamlined Receiving        Shipping Logistics                          
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    Financial Management    Financial Reporting    Enterprise Asset Management    Fixed Asset Management  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management        Accounting Overview    Financial Overview    General Ledger  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Business Intelligence    Accounts Receivable            Banking & Reconciliation        Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering  
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Cash Flow    Multi-Currency            Cost Accounting        Multi-Currency  
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Financial Management    Payroll                    Multiple Cost Sets  
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Payroll    Fixed Assets                        Payables Management  
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    General Ledger                        Receivables Management  
       Analytics    Global Engines                International Accounting                        Human Resources  
                           Multi-Currency Management                          
                           Payroll Management                          
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Project Management    Engineering        Planning    Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Engineer-to-Order    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry        Planning & Scheduling        Product Lifecycle Management    Engineering Change Order  
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Lean Manufacturing    Order Managent        Production Management        Quality Management    Labor Tracking  
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management            Quality Management    Management Solutions    Product Configurator        Project Control        Resource Management     Lean Capabilities  
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Rapid Documentation    Production Configurator    Quality / Warranty        Shop Floor Data            Lean Tools / Labor Tracking  
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Shipping    Project Management    Scheduling        Workflow            MAX Visual Shop Scheduler  
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Shop Floor Control    Quality Control                        Shop Floor Control  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                    Quality Tracking                        Subcontract Processing  
       Requirements Planning                    Shop Floor Control                          
       Shop Clock                                              
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Supply Chain Management    Shipping / Receiving        Freight Management    Bar Coding  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ                Supplier Relationship Management    Backflush by Operation  
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.                Supply Chain Management    Purchasing Control  
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management                     Warehousing    Subcontract Processing  
           Sourcing            Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager                        Supplier Kanban  
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                          
           Warehouse Management                                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    Customer & Prospect Management    Call Management    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Service Portal  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer Relationship Management    Contact Manager        Field Service Management    Customer Management          
           Case Management        Partner Relationship    WebView    Sales Forecasting                          
           Informatin Worker        Sales Order Management        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                           
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Self Service Customer Portal        Service Management                          
           Mobile Connect        Website                                  
           Service Management                                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance    Business Web    Document Mgmt    Human Resources    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Human Capital Management    Exact Synergy  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Crystal Reports    Human Resources        Internationalization            Exact Event Manager  
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Data Conversions    Data Conversion    M1 WebGear Interface        Intuitive User Interface              
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Document Control    Document Control    System Security        Multi-Site, Multi-Plant              
           Global Business Mgmt            QuickView    Global Application Builder    Unlimited View        Quality Control (Supplier)              
           Human Capital Mgmt Overview                Online System / Time and Attendance            Report & Analysis              
           Product Data Mgmt                            Sytline Data Collection              
           Service Mgmt. Overview                                          
           Social Enterprise                                          
           Web 2.0                                          
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support    Support Options        e-Learning    Enterprise Service Management    Training and Education  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Hosting Services        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                        Customer Support  
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University                        Consultation Services  
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Managed Services            Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services                          
           Professional Services            Phone Support    Training Strategies                           
           Subscription Services                                          


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