Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Energy Industry, Cloud Based

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Energy Industry on (Saas) Cloud Based 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 X3NetSuite ERPIFS Applications 8.0Global Shop SolutionsCetec ERP
  Version7.010.007Always Current8.02016.2Always Current
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$10K-100K$300K-2M$5K-500K$40/User/Month-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscription
  User Range4-10001-2000+20-1000+10+unlimited40-50003-10005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SAAS, MultitenantSOASOASaas, Multitenant
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS 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), MySQLMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQL
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Complex MRO    Bar Coding    Barcoding & Labeling  
   Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Advanced Shipping    Costing    Bill of Materials    Bill Of Materials  
       Handheld        Bin Management    Demand Forecasting    Data Collection    Dimensional Inventory Control  
       Material Handler Interface        Order Promising    Inventory Replenishment    Inventory Control    Inventory Management  
       Material Movement        Real-Time Sustem    Project Budgeting    Inventory Management    Lot & Serial Traceability  
       Prioritize Orders        Return Materials Authorization    Project Reporting    Materials & Inventory    Mobile Warehousing  
       Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing    Materials Purchasing    MRP & Inventory Forecast  
                       Materials Solutions    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
                       Physical Inventory      
                       Wireless System      
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Collaborative Solutions    Complete Order Management    Automatic Order Processing  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments    Component Repair    Demand Management    Configurable Manufacturing Modes  
   Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders    Coordinate Projects    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    EDI / Ecommerce  
   Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        Order Management    Customer Orders     Invoice Order History    Field Service & Projects  
   Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Field Service    Order Enrty    Manufacturing Quoting  
   Sales Analysis    Storefront        Real Time Order Status    Sales    Quoting & Estimating    Packing, Shipping, & RMAs  
   Sales Orders            Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Quotes    Return Merchandise Authorization    Sales Reporting & Analysis  
               Shipping Integration        Sales & Service Management    Workflow & Routing  
               Streamlined Receiving        Sales Application      
                       Shipping Logistics      
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Accounting Application     Accounts Payable   
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Budget Management    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing    Cash Flow    Accounts Receivable    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import  
   Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Amortization Schedules    Consolidate Accounts    Business Intelligence    Configurable Costing Methods  
   Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Multi-currency Transactions    Financial Summary    Business Intelligence Application    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)  
   Assests Register    Tax Connect        Project Accounting    Fixed Assets    Cash Flow    General Accounting   
   Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt        Revenue Recognition    General Ledger    Financial Management    General Ledger  
   Analytics    Global Engines            Sales Contract Mgmt.    Fixed Assets    Project Accounting  
                       General Ledger    Tax Management  
                       International Accounting      
                       Multi-Currency Management      
                       Payroll Management      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Asset Design    Advanced Production Scheduling    Bill Of Materials  
   Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management    Batch Process    Cost Breakdown Application    Configurable Manufacturing   
   Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Work Order Management    Configure / Make / Assemble    Engineer-to-Order    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR  
   Cost Tracking    Job Management            Constraint-Based Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing    Mobile Shop Floor  
   Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing            Engineer to Order    Management Solutions    Production & WIP Reporting  
   Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.            Make to Project    Planning & Scheduling    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
   Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling            Multisite Planning    Production Configurator    Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing  
   Quotations    Planning and Scheduling            Project Management    Project Management Application    Work Order Documents  
   Requirements Planning    Product Data Management            Repetitive Manufacturing    Quality Control Application      
   Shop Clock                Shop Floor Reporting    Quality Tracking      
                   Shop Order    Shop Floor Control      
                   Sub-Contract Management    Shop Floor Data Collection Application      
                       Shop Management      
                       Software Preventative Maintenance Application      
                       TrueView Data Display Application      
  Supply Chain Management
   EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Supply Chain Overview    Distribution    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Customer / Vendor Portals  
   Freight Calculator    Inventory Management            Equipment    Forecasting Trust    Lot & Serial Traceability  
   Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management            Equipment Effectiveness    Shipping & Receiving Management    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment  
   Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving            Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management     Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning  
       Sourcing            Procurement    Supply Chain Manager    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    Incentive Management    CRM Features    CRM Application    Built-in CRM  
   CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Job and Project Tracking    Customer Services    Customer & Prospect Management    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups  
       Case Management        Partner Relationship    Information Shring    Customer Relationship Management    Custom Lead Pipelines   
       Customer Relationship Management        Sales Order Management    Mobility Features    Sales Forecasting    Customer & Contact Management  
       Information Worker        Self Service Customer Portal    Sales Configurator     Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management     Customer Case Management  
       Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Website        Service Management    Integrated CRM  
       Mobile Connect                    Last Touch Reporting  
       Service Management                    Mobile Access & Field Service  
                           Sales Management & Quote Tracking  
  Additional Capabilities
   Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    B2B Contracting     Simplified Label Printing    Application Programming Interface  
   Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Security    Business Analytics    Business Web    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)  
       Composite Applications            Employee Self-Service    CAD Interface Application    Custom Report Writer  
       Composite Applications            Expense Management     Crystal Reports    Custom Workflow & Alerting  
       Document Mgmt            Human Resources    Data Conversion    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing  
       Enterprise Content Mgmt            Mobile Solutions    Document Control    Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors  
       Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Payroll, Time & Attendance    Document Control Application    Enterprise Document Management  
       Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt    Electronic Data Exchange    Pulse Report  
       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
   STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Customer Care    Implementation    FastRESPONSE    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels  
   Support    Epicor Consulting        NetSuite Central    Support    Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Custom Development & Integration  
   Training and Education    Hosting Services        Site Consultation    Training    Global Shop Solutions University    Data Migration  
       Learning & Educational Services                Learning & Educational Services    Local / Resident Hosting  
       Managed Services                Training Strategies     On-Site Implementation Consulting  
       Professional Services                    Project Discovery & Gap Analysis  
       Subscription Services                    Services User Training Programs  
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