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SAP All-In-One Vrs Dynamics AX ERP Comparison Pros And Cons?

Excuse me English well i read a Question similar Here: the problem is that i need SAP All-In-One and not SAP R3 i hope you can help me the Company is Small-Mid Bussiness


Jason Spanos
Title: Principal
Company: Success ERP
(Principal, Success ERP) |

Funny - I just had this exact same conversation with my cousin who is going through the same thing.
Usually the dilemma is SAP All-In-One versus Dynamics NAV... but Microsoft is definitely suggesting the AX product more frequently these days. AX has more depth than NAV but also requires more setup and effort to maintain.
The interesting thing is SAP is coming from the opposite direction - they used to lead with their bigger product but wanted to have something for smaller companies as well.
Both products have won against each other many times... in my opinion a big part of your decision should come from looking at the team that will implement the product. Do they have experience in your industry? How many times have they implemented the product for your industry? How much experience do their team members have? Etc.
Message me for more info if you would like.

David Dobrin
Title: President
Company: B2B Analysts, Inc.
(President, B2B Analysts, Inc.) |

Jason's answer is quite accurate in tone and in assessment, but a bit misleading in one respect. The A1 product is actually the SAP Business Suite, but with templates designed for the most common business processes and business needs. The SMB company gets the full SAP product, but the templates are intended to reduce the overall cost of implementation and operation by making many of the decisions for the customers.

The real issue, of course, as with all software choices is how good the 'fit" is between the software and your business processes. Typically, with A1, the software will be more capable than Dynamics, especially if you've got multiple divisions or operate in multiple countries, but if the template is wrong for you, it won't be. Typically, with Dynamics, the product itself is somewhat less functional, but Dynamics is sold through partners, who make their money by customizing and adapting, so what you really have to look at is the fit with what the partner promises, but factoring in the cost of the customizations and the trustworthiness of the partner.

Both products, I should say, are battle-tested, and customers have done very well with both.

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