Discrete Mfg ERP Software Comparison for the Pharmaceuticals/Biotech Industry, Cloud Based (SaaS)

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing  ERP software for the Pharmaceuticals/Biotech Industry on 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 NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPabas ERPMicrosoft Dynamics NAV
  Version15.27.07Always Current20162016
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$75K and up-$8K-$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited10-2505-750
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYes40+ Countries
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantSOA / Multi-tier.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, 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 CloudCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft Azure
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor     Inventory Management      
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping     Material requirements planning (MRP)      
   Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Material Cost Posting      
               Order Promising    Scheduling      
               Real-Time Sustem    Warehouse Management      
               Return Materials Authorization          
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Costing    Service Management  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Invoicing      
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Process History      
       Report Writer        Order Management    Quotation Management      
       Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Sales Management Overview      
       Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status    Shipping Order      
       Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center          
               Shipping Integration          
               Streamlined Receiving          
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Business Intelligence  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Cost Accounting    Financial Management  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Financials and Accounting      
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Fixed Assets      
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    Liquidity Planning      
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Perpetual Inventory Costing      
       Payroll        Revenue Recognition          
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    CAD Integration    Project Management  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Production Summary      
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Project Cost Accounting      
   MES    Cost Tracking            Project Management      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Time Recording / Job Time      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Work Order Management      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt                  
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                  
       Requirements Planning                  
       Shop Clock                  
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Purchasing    Supply Chain Management  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Requisitions      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Sales Planning & Forecasting      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Supplier Relationship Management      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Sales & Marketing  
       CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Relationship Management Overview      
               Partner Relationship          
               Sales Order Management          
               Self Service Customer Portal          
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Human Resources  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Intelligence      
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Upgrade Guarantee    Support Options  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central          
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation          
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program                      


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