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 Nameabas ERPEnterpriseIQSYSPROSage ERP X3NetSuite ERPMicrosoft Dynamics NAV
  Version201615.27.07Always Current2016
  Price Range$75K and up-$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-$10K-100K$8K-$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range10-2505-Unlimited4-100020-1000+10+unlimited5-750
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYes40+ Countries
  ArchitectureSOA / Multi-tierSOA, .NETSOA, XML, Webservice SAAS, Multitenant.NET
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft Azure
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor      
    Material requirements planning (MRP)    Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability        Advanced Shipping      
   Material Cost Posting    Wireless Warehouse Management System            Bin Management      
   Scheduling                Order Promising      
   Warehouse Management                Real-Time Sustem      
                   Return Materials Authorization      
  Sales Order Management
   Costing    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Automated Order Processing    Service Management  
   Invoicing    Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Automated Payments      
   Process History    Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring    One Click Purchase Orders      
   Quotation Management        Report Writer        Order Management      
   Sales Management Overview        Return Mgmt        Procure-to-Pay Purchasing      
   Shipping Order        Sales Analysis        Real Time Order Status      
           Sales Orders        Self-Service Vendor Center      
                   Shipping Integration      
                   Streamlined Receiving      
  Financial Management
   “What if” Financial Scenarios    Financial Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Business Intelligence  
   Cost Accounting    General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Financial Summary    Financial Management  
   Financials and Accounting    Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Advanced Billing      
   Fixed Assets    Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing        Amortization Schedules      
   Liquidity Planning    Accounts Receivable    Tax Management        Multi-currency Transactions      
   Perpetual Inventory Costing    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register        Project Accounting      
           Payroll        Revenue Recognition      
  Production Management
   CAD Integration    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Project Management  
   Production Summary    Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Aseembly Management      
   Project Cost Accounting    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation        Work Order Management      
   Project Management    MES    Cost Tracking              
   Time Recording / Job Time    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling              
   Work Order Management    Production Overview    Projects and Contracts              
       Quality Management    Quality Mgmt              
       Real Time Monitoring    Quotations              
           Requirements Planning              
           Shop Clock              
  Supply Chain Management
   Purchasing    Capable to Promise    EDI Solution        Supply Chain Overview    Supply Chain Management  
   Requisitions    Demand Planning    Freight Calculator              
   Sales Planning & Forecasting    Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting              
   Supplier Relationship Management    Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt              
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Mgmt.    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    CRM    Incentive Management    Sales & Marketing  
   Customer Relationship Management Overview        CRM for Syspro        Job and Project Tracking      
                   Partner Relationship      
                   Sales Order Management      
                   Self Service Customer Portal      
  Additional Capabilities
    Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Real Time Dashboards    Human Resources  
   Business Intelligence    Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Security      
  Services Support
   Upgrade Guarantee    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS        Customer Care    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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