Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the MS SQL Server Platform

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software systems for the MS SQL Server 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 NameEpicor ERPEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPE2 Shop SystemGlobal Shop SolutionsECi M1Microsoft Dynamics NAVEpicor ExpressInfor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) SAP Business OneInfor LNExpandable ERP Priority Software ERP
  Version10.0015.27.07Always Current7.22016.28.02016Always current9.00.10Infor ERP Feature Pack
  Price Range$4K -500K$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$5K-200K$5K-500K$10K-250K$8K-$250K$400-$5K/Mo.$25K-500K$25K -$250K$25K-$1M$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo $1,400-$3,000/license
  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, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscription, LicensedSubscription, Licensed
  User Range1-2000+5-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited1-3003-10001-5005-7501-505-100025-100020-2,5001-Unlimited5-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.40+ CountriesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOASOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, MultitenantClient/ServerSOASOA, .NET.NETSaaS Multitenant SOASOASOASOAWindows ClientServeAll current Windows
  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, 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, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, Oracle, Postgres Enterprise ServerMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindowsMac OS, Linux, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix
  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    Material Management Summary    Inventory Management    Procurement    Consignment Inventory     Materials Management Overview  
   Bar Coding    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping    Bar Coding    Bill of Materials    Inventory Management            Plant Maintenance            Inventory Accuracy     Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Handheld    Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management    Bill Of Materials    Data Collection    M1 Calculators                        Inventory Control    Picking and Shipping  
   Material Handler Interface                Order Promising    Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Control                            Inventory RESTful API     Receiving & Put-Away  
   Material Movement                Real-Time Sustem    Inventory Control    Inventory Management                            Lot Tracking    Replenishment  
   Prioritize Orders                Return Materials Authorization    Inventory Management    Materials & Inventory                            Materials Management    Traceability  
   Sales Order Allocation                    Lot and Serial Control    Materials Purchasing                            Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs      
                       Material Management     Materials Solutions                            Serial Number Tracking       
                           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    Estimating & Quoting    Advanced Forcasting    Sales & Promotions    Sales Overview    Configuration Control     Orders  
   Sales Management    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Quoting / Estimating    Demand Management    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.        Order Management    Estimating / Quoting            Electronic Data Transmission    Price Quotes  
   Demand Management    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Vender Returns    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Lead Management            Request for Quote            Pack-Out Ship     Tasks  
   Electronic Data Interchange        Report Writer        Order Management        Invoice Order History    Project Mgmt                        Quick Sales Order Entry       
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing        Order Enrty                            Return Material Authorization      
   Storefront        Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status        Quoting & Estimating                            Sales Order Credit Card Validation      
           Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center        Return Merchandise Authorization                            Sales Order Management       
                   Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management                            Shipping RESTful API       
                   Streamlined Receiving        Sales Application                            Volume Pricing      
                           Shipping Logistics                                  
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     General Ledger    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Financial Reporting    Enterprise Asset Management    Accounting RESTful APIs     Billing  
   Accounts Payable    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounts Receivable        Accounting and Financials Overview    Financial Overview    Accounts Payable     Budget Control  
   Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Budgeting / Cashflow    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable        General Ledger        Banking & Reconciliation        Accounts Receivable     Cash Management  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules    Executive Overview    Business Intelligence    Multi-Currency        Multi-Currency        Cost Accounting        Bank Reconciliation     Cost Control  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions    General Ledger    Business Intelligence Application    Payroll        Payroll                Business Intelligence & Analytics    Financial Management Overview  
   Tax Connect    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting    Payroll    Cash Flow                            Financial Reporting    Financial Statement Generator  
   Cash / Asset Mgmt        Payroll        Revenue Recognition    QuickBooks    Financial Management                            Foreign Currency     Fixed Assets  
   Global Engines        Analytics                Fixed Assets                            General Ledger     Regulatory Compliance  
                           General Ledger                            Multiple Company       
                           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    Bill of Materials     Engineering        Planning    Integration For Finite Capacity    Production Management Overview  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Job Management    Cost Breakdown Application    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry        Document Management    Planning & Scheduling        Product Lifecycle Management    Job Scheduling & Costing       
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management    Order Costing     Engineer-to-Order    Order Managent        Engineering Change and Revision Control    Production Management        Quality Management    Master Scheduling & Planning      
   Job Management    MES    Cost Tracking            Quality Management    Lean Manufacturing    Product Configurator        Job Management    Project Control        Resource Management     Shop Floor Routing      
   Lean Manufacturing    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling            Rapid Documentation    Management Solutions    Quality / Warranty        Lean Production    Shop Floor Data                  
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts            Shipping    Planning & Scheduling    Scheduling        Quality Assurance    Workflow                  
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Management    Quality Mgmt            Shop Floor Control    Production Configurator            Routing                      
   Planning and Scheduling    Real Time Monitoring    Quotations                Project Management Application            Scheduling                      
   Product Data Management        Requirements Planning                Quality Control Application            Shop Floor Control                      
           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    Purchasing    Shipping / Receiving        Freight Management    e-Purchase Order Requisitions      
   Inventory Management    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator            Demand Forecasting    Forecasting Trust    Purchasing RFQ        Shipping & Receiving             Supplier Relationship Management    Electronic Data Transmission      
   Purchase Management    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting            Executive Overview    Shipping & Receiving Management    Shipping Mgmt.        Supplier Management            Supply Chain Management    Lot Tracking      
   Shipping & Receiving    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt            Inventory Management    Supplier Relationship Management                         Warehousing    PO From SO Create Workbench      
   Sourcing                    Purchasing / Receiving    Supply Chain Manager                            Purchasing      
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                                    Purchasing RESTful API       
   Warehouse Management                                                    Serial & Lot Product Control       
                                                       Serial Number Product Tracking      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    CRM    CRM Application    Call Management    Sales & Marketing    Contact Management    Customer Relations Management    CRM Overview    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Support     CRM Overview  
   Campaign Connect        CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Prospect Management    Contact Manager        Lead & Opportunity Management    Field Service Management    Customer Data Management         Expandable CRM      
   Case Management                Partner Relationship    WebView    Customer Relationship Management            Marketing Management                Integration for Salesforce CRM      
   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    Business Intelligence    Human Resources    E-Commerce    Human Capital Management    Additional Capabilities Overview    Mobile Solutions  
   Compliance Overview    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Crystal Reports    Business Web    Human Resources            Internationalization            Business Intelligence Products      
   Composite Applications                    Data Conversions    CAD Interface Application    M1 WebGear Interface            Intuitive User Interface            Engineering Products      
   Composite Applications                    Document Control    Crystal Reports    System Security            Multi-Site, Multi-Plant            High Technology Package      
   Document Mgmt                    QuickView    Data Conversion    Unlimited View            Quality Control (Supplier)            Integration Programming Interfaces      
   Enterprise Content Mgmt                        Document Control                Report & Analysis            Medical Technology Package      
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt                        Document Control Application                Sytline Data Collection            Product Management      
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame                        Electronic Data Exchange                            Quality & Regulatory      
   Global Business Mgmt                        Global Application Builder                            Security & Business Monitoring Products      
   Human Capital Mgmt.                        Key Performance Indicators Application                            Usability & Data Collection Utilities      
   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    Implementation        E-Learning    Enterprise Service Management    Client Support & Training Overview    Customer Service & Support Overview  
   Epicor Consulting    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support        NetSuite Central    Classroom Training    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                            Customer Support Module      
   Hosting Services    IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education        Site Consultation    E-Learning    Global Shop Solutions University                            Direct Implementation Services      
   Learning & Educational Services    Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Onsite and ISO Consulting    Learning & Educational Services                            Meditech Validation Products & Services      
   Managed Services                    Phone Support    Training Strategies                             Support & Professional Services      
   Professional Services                                                    User Product & Process Training      
   Subscription Services                                                          

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