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 ERPIFS Applications 8.0Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  Version2015.17.07Always Current8.02016
  Price Range$50K- $2M$40K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$300K-2M$8K-$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited40-50005-750
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYes40+ Countries
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantSOA.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 CloudOracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS 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, Solaris, AIX, HP-UXMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO      
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Costing      
   Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Demand Forecasting      
               Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment      
               Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting      
               Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting      
                   Scheduling and Resourcing      
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Service Management  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Component Repair      
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects      
       Report Writer        Order Management    Customer Orders       
       Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service      
       Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status    Sales      
       Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes      
               Shipping Integration          
               Streamlined Receiving          
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Business Intelligence  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Financial Management  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow      
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts      
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary      
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Fixed Assets      
       Payroll        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger      
       Analytics            Sales Contract Mgmt.      
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Project Management  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Batch Process      
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble      
   MES    Cost Tracking            Constraint-Based Scheduling      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Engineer to Order      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Make to Project      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Multisite Planning      
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations            Project Management      
       Requirements Planning            Repetitive Manufacturing      
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Reporting      
                   Shop Order      
                   Sub-Contract Management      
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Supply Chain Management  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Equipment      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Equipment Effectiveness      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Preventive Maintenance      
                   Supply Chain      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM Features    Sales & Marketing  
       CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services      
               Partner Relationship    Information Shring      
               Sales Order Management    Mobility Features      
               Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator       
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting    Human Resources  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Analytics      
                   Employee Self-Service      
                   Expense Management       
                   Human Resources      
                   Mobile Solutions      
                   Payroll, Time & Attendance      
                   Recruitment, Training & Developemnt      
  Services Support
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Implementation    Support Options  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Support      
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    Training      
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program                      


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