Compare Microsoft Dynamics AX vs. SAP ERP

Microsoft Dynamics AX is ranked 7th in ERP with 1 review while SAP ERP is ranked 1st in ERP with 9 reviews. Microsoft Dynamics AX is rated 10.0, while SAP ERP is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Microsoft Dynamics AX writes "All its features are valuable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP ERP writes "Significantly reduces the time required to produce our financial reports". Microsoft Dynamics AX is most compared with SAP S/4HANA, SAP ERP and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, whereas SAP ERP is most compared with IFS Applications, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and SAP Business One.
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Pros
All its features are valuable.

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SAP has provided a much more integrated platform for managing our manufacturing business.It provides one overview of the capacity planning.It integrates everything into one process.Finance view across functions is valuable.It automates transactional processes.The power of ABAP Development Tools is the main valuable feature in the SAP ECC system. Every couple of years SAP upgrades ABAP technology significantly, which facilitates developers' work.It gives us full control over each change, to the level of the individual field in a master record, including certificates.MDG provides a central location for governance of the creation/updating processes of master data. It allows you to change several fields in the same object. For example, we can change a field on the purchasing view and change another field on an accounting view to the same material at the same time.

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Cons
It needs better financials and reporting from the system, not through Excel.

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This solution could be made more user-friendly for development teams.It needs to incorporate the new features from the SAP S/4HANA release, such as, utilizing data processes, which is quite nice.SAP is not making a big effort to make it easy to integrate solutions from other vendors. It's not easy at all... Integration is what they can do better.There will always be something within our business that it won't fit.Poor ergonomics.Although you can use SAP as a Warehouse Management System, and you don’t need any other program for that purpose, it is not enough as a Transportation Management System. You need another program which is integrated with SAP.The power of ABAP Development Tools is the main valuable feature in the SAP ECC system. Every couple of years SAP upgrades ABAP technology significantly, which facilitates developers' work.The UI could use improvement.

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SAP ECC is not cheap but I consider it the best system for managing an organization's data and processes.

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Ranking
7th
out of 58 in ERP
Views
4,408
Comparisons
3,275
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
72
Avg. Rating
10.0
1st
out of 58 in ERP
Views
14,907
Comparisons
13,340
Reviews
9
Average Words per Review
266
Avg. Rating
7.8
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
Dynamics AX, Axapta
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Overview
Microsoft Dynamics AX is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that is simple to learn and use so you can deliver value faster, take advantage of business opportunities, and drive user involvement and innovation across the organization.SAP ERP addresses the core business software requirements of midsize and large organizations in all industries and sectors. SAP ERP includes four individual solutions that support key areas of enterprise resource planning: human capital management, financials, operations, corporate services.
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Sample Customers
ConQuaestor, D & H Distributing, Sunny Queen, Mesa Associates, Britax Childcare, Ibema, Arafa, Sabo S.p.A.B&G Manufacturing, Unilever, Life is good Inc., Joy Global Inc., City of Cape Town, Bhopal Municipal, Corporation (BMC), adidas Group, Butcher & Packer Supply Company, Franklin Valve L.P., Evoshield, Prime Meats, a Norsan Group company, EMC Corporation, Varian Medical Systems Inc., FC Bayern Mªnchen AG, AkzoNobel Chemicals B.V., T¾V Rheinland, Pacific Drilling S.A., Fire & Rescue New South Wales, University of Amsterdam, Pa_alon S.A.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company14%
Media Company14%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company11%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company29%
Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company22%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company9%
Construction Company8%
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