ERP Software Comparison for the Aerospace and Defense Industry on MS SQL Server.

A comprehensive independent review and ERP Software comparison for the Aerospace and Defense Industry with 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 NameEpicor ERPEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1Microsoft Dynamics NAVInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) Microsoft Dynamics AXSAP Business OneInfor LNJobBOSS Shop Management SolutionMIE Trak Pro
  Version10.0015.27.07Always Current7.22016.28.020169.00.10AX 7 2016Infor ERP Feature Pack 612.02016.04.02
  Price Range$4K -500K$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$8K-$250K$25K-500K$20K-750K$25K -$250K$25K-$1M$299-$200K$ 5K-$ 500K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingFinancingFinancing, Leasing Options
  User Range1-2000+5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-5005-7505-10005-2,25025-100020-2,5001-1005-500
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.40+ CountriesYesYesYesYesNoYes
  ArchitectureSOASOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NET.NETSOASOA, .NET, CloudSOASOAClient/Server or CloClient-Server, RDS C
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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 CloudMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS 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, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, Oracle, Postgres Enterprise ServerMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Amazon Web services (Cloud)
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, WindowsWindows
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Data Collection    Bar Coding    Advanced Inventory Mgmt        Material Management Summary    Inventory Controls    Inventory Management    Procurement    Lot and Serial Control    Materials Management Modules  
   Bar Coding    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management        Plant Maintenance    Manufacturing            Material Control      
   Handheld    Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators            Material Planning                  
   Material Handler Interface                Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control                Warehouse Management                  
   Material Movement                Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management                                  
   Prioritize Orders                Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials & Inventory                                  
   Sales Order Allocation                    Lot and Serial Control    Materials Purchasing                                  
                       Material Management     Materials Solutions                                  
                           Physical Inventory                                  
                           Wireless System                                  
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Order Entry    Complete Order Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Service Management    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Marketing    Sales & Promotions    Sales Overview    Job Entry    Sales and Order Management Modules  
   Sales Management    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.        Estimating / Quoting    Sales Management            Sales Order Processing      
   Demand Management    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management        Request for Quote                      
   Electronic Data Interchange        Report Writer        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt                              
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty                                  
   Storefront        Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating                                  
           Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization                                  
                   Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management                                  
                   Streamlined Receiving        Sales Application                                  
                           Shipping Logistics                                  
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     General Ledger    Business Intelligence    Financial Management    AP / AR    Financial Reporting    Enterprise Asset Management    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Modules  
   Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management        Financial Management Overview    Accounting and Financials Overview    Financial Overview    Accounts Receivable      
   Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable            Fixed Assets    Banking & Reconciliation        General Ledger      
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Business Intelligence    Multi-Currency            General Ledger    Cost Accounting        Payroll      
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Business Intelligence Application    Payroll            International Capabilities                  
   Tax Connect    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Payroll    Cash Flow                Project Accounting                  
   Cash / Asset Mgmt        Payroll        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    Financial Management                                  
   Global Engines        Analytics                Fixed Assets                                  
                           General Ledger                                  
                           International Accounting                                  
                           Multi-Currency Management                                  
                           Payroll Management                                  
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Job Management    Project Management    Engineering    Bill of Materials        Planning    Quality Management    Production Management Modules  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Cost Breakdown Application    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry        Planning & Scheduling    Key Production Features        Product Lifecycle Management    Shop Floor Control      
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Engineer-to-Order    Order Managent        Production Management    Product Builder        Quality Management          
   Job Management    MES    Cost Tracking            Quality Management    Lean Manufacturing    Product Configurator        Project Control            Resource Management           
   Lean Manufacturing    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Rapid Documentation    Management Solutions    Quality / Warranty        Shop Floor Data                      
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Shipping    Planning & Scheduling    Scheduling        Workflow                      
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Shop Floor Control    Production Configurator                                  
   Planning and Scheduling    Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                Project Management Application                                  
   Product Data Management        Requirements Planning                Quality Control Application                                  
           Shop Clock                Quality Tracking                                  
                           Shop Floor Control                                  
                           Shop Floor Data Collection Application                                  
                           Shop Management                                  
                           Software Preventative Maintenance Application                                  
                           TrueView Data Display Application                                  
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Advanced Scheduling    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing Mgmt.    Supply Chain Management    Shipping / Receiving    Key Supply Chain Features        Freight Management    ShopView    Supply Chain Management Modules  
   Inventory Management    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ                    Supplier Relationship Management          
   Purchase Management    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.                    Supply Chain Management          
   Shipping & Receiving    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management                         Warehousing          
   Sourcing                    Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager                                  
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                                          
   Warehouse Management                                                          
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    CRM Application    Call Management    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Management    Marketing Automation    CRM Overview    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Relationship Management    CRM Modules  
   Campaign Connect        CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Prospect Management    Contact Manager        Field Service Management    Sales Force Automation    Customer Data Management               
   Case Management                Partner Relationship    WebView    Customer Relationship Management                                  
   Customer Relationship Management                Sales Order Management        Sales Forecasting                                  
   Information Worker                Self Service Customer Portal        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management                                   
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                Website        Service Management                                  
   Mobile Connect                                                          
   Service Management                                                          
  Additional Capabilities
   Cloud Deployment    Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Time and Attendance     Simplified Label Printing    Document Mgmt    Human Resources    Human Resources    Alert System    E-Commerce    Human Capital Management    Automated Workflow    Additional Modules  
   Compliance Overview    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Business Web    Human Resources        Internationalization    Business Intelligence and Reporting                  
   Composite Applications                    Data Conversions    CAD Interface Application    M1 WebGear Interface        Intuitive User Interface    Compliance Management                  
   Composite Applications                    Document Control    Crystal Reports    System Security        Multi-Site, Multi-Plant    Human Resource Management                  
   Document Mgmt                    QuickView    Data Conversion    Unlimited View        Quality Control (Supplier)    Service Managment                  
   Enterprise Content Mgmt                        Document Control            Report & Analysis                      
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt                        Document Control Application            Sytline Data Collection                      
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                        Electronic Data Exchange                                  
   Global Business Mgmt                        Global Application Builder                                  
   Human Capital Mgmt.                        Key Performance Indicators Application                                  
   ICE Business Architecture                        Messaging System Application                                  
   Mobile                        Mobile Wireless Application                                  
   Product Data Mgmt                        Online System / Time and Attendance                                  
   Service Mgmt. Overview                        Process Documentation & Training                                  
   Social Enterprise                        RFID Technology Application                                  
   Subscription Services                                                          
   Web 2.0                                                          
  Services Support
   Business Process Outsourcing    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    Account Manager    FastRESPONSE    Services & Support    Support Options        Support Options    E-Learning    Enterprise Service Management    Customer Portal    Service & Support Modules  
   Epicor Consulting    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                            Customization       
   Hosting Services    IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University                            Training and Education      
   Learning & Educational Services    Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services                                  
   Managed Services                    Phone Support    Training Strategies                                   
   Professional Services                                                          
   Subscription Services                                                          

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