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"The most valuable features are the exit points that enable integration with external software."

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"Responsive, comprehensive and optimized solution.""It is a very powerful, highly customizable tool.""In terms of its most valuable feature, I would say the finance module.""The performance of the solution is excellent.""The processes have been reduced from almost 10 steps to four or five steps. It's really been simplified.""From a technology standpoint, the theory and analytics are fascinating.""The key modules that I find most valuable are material management (MM), financial accounting and controlling (FICO), and human resources (HR).""The scalability is excellent, especially on cloud deployment models."

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"The connectors, performance, and knowledgebase availability can be improved."

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"Lacking in some customizations.""It requires a lot of planning to implement the product correctly.""The common issues being raised right now by the end users are mostly related to the usability.""The cost of the solution is quite high. It needs to be adjusted.""The theory-side of the solution needs to be improved.""Every year, when a new version is released, it comes with a very thick booklet of 300 or 400 pages and it is a little difficult to comprehend.""The two things that need to be improved are price and customization.""Technical support has been declining. They aren't as responsive as they used to be."

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"It is an expensive solution.""The price of this product is an issue for some customers.""I have found the price of the solution is on the medium to the expensive side of the scale. There is a license for this solution and there are additional maintenance fees.""The solution is expensive."

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Top Answer: This solution works with the configuration, if the prerequisites are very clear and can be configured it works perfectly. If you need to simulate something, as a predictive tool this kind of… more »
Top Answer: The solution can be used for many things in an organization, such as managing sales, operations, supply chain logistics, master data, and product management.
Top Answer: I have found the user interface very modern and it has simplified many user jobs, such as the embedded logistics. They have introduced central finance which has been a benefit.
Ranking
18th
out of 54 in ERP
Views
1,299
Comparisons
1,030
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
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Rating
6.0
3rd
out of 54 in ERP
Views
10,878
Comparisons
8,795
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
614
Rating
7.7
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Also Known As
Infor ERP LX, ERP LX
SAP S/4HANA
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Overview
Infor LX is a comprehensive process manufacturing system that covers various manufacturing methods, including made to stock, made to order, configure to order, assemble to order, batch, repetitive, flow, and Lean manufacturing. A wide range of industries—including consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, life sciences, medical devices, chemicals, automotive, and general manufacturing—trust Infor LX to improve performance and profit margins at a lower total cost than comparable solutions.

SAP S/4HANA stands for SAP Suite 4 HANA. It is a next-generation integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that is designed for businesses of all sizes, in all industries, that require deep and broad functionality combined with a high degree of flexibility. SAP S/4HANA was launched in 2015 and been adopted by more than 3,200 customers over a period of sixteen months. SAP S/4HANA is materially different from anything SAP has done before and represents the company’s biggest innovation since SAP R/3.

SAP S/4HANA is intended to provide a digital core for an organization. It is fully architected for the most advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and is designed on the most modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience to create a personalized and simple feel on users’ device of choice (tablet, laptop, mobile). SAP S/4HANA aims to simplify an organizations’ system landscape and reduce total cost of ownership by shrinking the data footprint while at the same time improving productivity levels in the form of higher throughput. S/4HANA can be deployed either on premise, in the cloud, or in a hybrid combination for quick time-to-value. Timelines for cloud deployments average around six months.

SAP S/4HANA is designed to drive business innovation by connecting people, devices, and business networks in real time to support the development of new business models. It will also help accelerate the adoption of, and connection to, the Internet of Things and Big Data. SAP S/4HANA can analyze big data at unprecedented speed allowing users to access real-time information from anywhere, any way they’d like and thus help managers make truly insightful decisions. The simplified data model allows customers to reimagine their IT, helping to drive lower costs and deliver IT efficiency. This, coupled with the SAP S/4HANA prediction and simulation capabilities allow it to anticipate the impact of business outcomes. By doing all the above, SAP S/4HANA aims to provide ultimate sophistication in the simplest possible manner.

To learn more about SAP S/4HANA, visit http://go.sap.com/product/enterprise-management/s4hana-erp.html

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Sample Customers
Shaklee Corporation, Clover Dairy, Cremer, Group Dekko
Nestle, O.C. Tanner, Sabre, New York Life Insurance Co., MEMEBOX, Siemens AG.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company22%
Pharma/Biotech Company6%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company33%
Construction Company22%
Marketing Services Firm11%
Government11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider26%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Media Company5%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise58%
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Infor LX is ranked 18th in ERP with 1 review while SAP S4HANA is ranked 3rd in ERP with 12 reviews. Infor LX is rated 6.0, while SAP S4HANA is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Infor LX writes "Good integration with external software has helped bring structure to our routine". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP S4HANA writes "Complicated and robust, this suite delivers a total solution with rigorous and exhaustive planning ". Infor LX is most compared with SAP ERP, Infor LN, Infor M3, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Oracle E-Business Suite, whereas SAP S4HANA is most compared with SAP Business One, Oracle ERP Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Oracle E-Business Suite and NetSuite ERP.

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