ERP Software Comparison for Engineer to Order (ETO) Manufacturing on a Cloud Based (SaaS) Platform

A comprehensive independent review of ERP software systems in Engineer to Order (ETO) Manufacturing for the Cloud Based (SaaS) Platform. 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 NameSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudNetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Epicor ExpressInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) Microsoft Dynamics AXCetec ERP
  Version7.010.007Always CurrentAlways Current8.0Always current9.00.10AX 7 2016Always Current
  Price Range$40K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$10K-100K$300K-2M$400-$5K/Mo.$25K-500K$20K-750K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionSubscriptionSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscription
  User Range4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+10+unlimited40-50001-505-10005-2,2505-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASAAS, MultitenantSOASaaS Multitenant SOASOASOA, .NET, CloudSaas, Multitenant
  Database PlatformMS 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)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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 CloudCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Progress, Customized per Client, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, SalesforceMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureCloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Material Management    Material Management Summary    Inventory Controls    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Advanced Shipping    Costing        Plant Maintenance    Manufacturing    Bill Of Materials  
       Handheld        Bill of Materials    Bin Management    Demand Forecasting            Material Planning    Dimensional Inventory Control  
       Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment            Warehouse Management    Inventory Management  
       Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting                Lot & Serial Traceability  
       Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting                Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation                Scheduling and Resourcing                MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                                       Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Estimating & Quoting    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Marketing    Automatic Order Processing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Mgmt. Overview    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Order Management    Estimating / Quoting    Sales Management    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects        Request for Quote        EDI / Ecommerce  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Order Management    Customer Orders                 Field service & Projects  
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service                Manufacturing Quoting  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Real Time Order Status    Sales                Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
   Sales Orders            Sales Order    Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes                Sales Reporting & Analysis  
                   Shipping Integration                    Workflow & Routing  
                   Streamlined Receiving                      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    AP / AR    Accounts Payable   
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Receivable        Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    General Ledger        Fixed Assets    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    Multi-Currency        General Ledger    Configurable Costing Methods  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    Payroll        International Capabilities    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Project Accounting    Fixed Assets            Project Accounting    General Accounting   
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Revenue Recognition    General Ledger                General Ledger  
   Analytics    Global Engines                Sales Contract Mgmt.                Project Accounting  
                                       Tax Management  
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt Overview    Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Bill of Materials     Engineering    Bill of Materials    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Document Management    Planning & Scheduling    Key Production Features    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineering Change and Revision Control    Production Management    Product Builder    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking        Constraint-Based Scheduling    Job Management    Project Control        Mobile Shop Floor  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants        Engineer to Order    Lean Production    Shop Floor Data        Production & WIP Reporting  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access        Make to Project    Quality Assurance    Workflow        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration        Multisite Planning    Routing            Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Quotations            Preventative Maintenance        Project Management    Scheduling            Work Order Documents  
   Requirements Planning            Production Scheduling Overview        Repetitive Manufacturing    Shop Floor Control              
   Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control        Shop Floor Reporting                  
               Statistical Process Controls        Shop Order                  
                       Sub-Contract Management                  
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt Overview        Online Order & Tracking    Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Purchasing    Shipping / Receiving    Key Supply Chain Features    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release        Equipment    Shipping & Receiving             Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control        Equipment Effectiveness    Supplier Management            MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality        Preventive Maintenance                Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
       Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview        Procurement                Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping  
       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                Supply Chain                Requisitions & Purchase Orders  
       Warehouse Management                Warehousing                Supply Chain Management  
                                       Supply / Demand Forecasting  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     Incentive Management    CRM Features    Contact Management    Customer Relations Management    Marketing Automation    Built-in CRM  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Lead & Opportunity Management    Field Service Management    Sales Force Automation    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
       Case Management        Customer Master List    Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Marketing Management            Custom Lead Pipelines   
       Informatin Worker        Customer Relations Summary    Sales Order Management    Mobility Features                Customer & Contact Management  
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Field Service    Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator                 Customer Case Management  
       Mobile Connect        Opportunity Tracking    Website                    Integrated CRM  
       Service Management        Quick Quoter                        Last Touch Reporting  
               Quote Tracking                        Mobile Access & Field Service  
                                       Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Compliance Overview    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting    Business Intelligence    Human Resources    Alert System    Application Programming Interface  
   Espresso Mobile    Composite Applications    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Security    Business Analytics        Internationalization    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Document Control System        Employee Self-Service        Intuitive User Interface    Compliance Management    Custom Report Writer  
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        E-Commerce        Expense Management         Multi-Site, Multi-Plant    Human Resource Management    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
       Global Business Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange        Human Resources        Quality Control (Supplier)    Service Managment    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
       Human Capital Mgmt Overview        Groupware Communication        Mobile Solutions        Report & Analysis        Email Interfacing With Customers & Vendors  
       Product Data Mgmt        Human Resources Overview        Payroll, Time & Attendance        Sytline Data Collection        Enterprise Document Management  
       Service Mgmt. Overview        SmartPlex Mobile Access        Recruitment, Training & Developemnt                Pulse Report  
       Social Enterprise                                  
       Web 2.0                                  
  Services Support
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    Customer Care    Implementation    Implementation        Support Options    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   Support    Hosting Services        Training Strategies    NetSuite Central    Support                Custom Development & Integration  
   Training and Education    Learning & Educational Services            Site Consultation    Training                Data Migration  
       Managed Services                                Local / Resident Hosting  
       Professional Services                                OnSite Implementation Consulting  
       Subscription Services                                Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
       Support                                Services User Training Programs  
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