Peter HaiderTeamlead MS Dynamics 365 at Peter Haider Consulting
Anonymous UserVice President, Corporate IT at a manufacturing company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The vertical covers all aspects of functionality and integrates easily with the existing Office products."
"Our data is much more manageable than before."
"Microsoft products are very good in general. This product is flexible, easy to use, intuitive, and has good capabilities."
"The solution is easy to use, flexible, and customizable."
"The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"The customer support is good. The first level of support agent in every case was able to solve the problem very quickly."
"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."
"We need to customize more often than we would like."
"Customization and costs could be improved."
"The solution is not best suited for larger-scale businesses."
"The performance and virtual machine backup is not good with this solution and need improvements."
"In Thailand, the support here could be better. The process to get an answer is too long."
"It would be nice if the integration process was easier."
"There is a lot of improvement needed in the top model, such as better integration with logistics, quality management, and data modeling for all revenue types."
"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."
"The first time we tried to buy the newest version, it was expensive."
"I have some subscription-based customer and a few customers who have perpetual licenses that hosted the application on the cloud."
"The price of the solution is reasonable."
"The price of the solution is reasonable."
"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."
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
Microsoft Dynamics NAV is ranked 8th in ERP with 6 reviews while SAP S4HANA is ranked 3rd in ERP with 12 reviews. Microsoft Dynamics NAV is rated 7.8, while SAP S4HANA is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Microsoft Dynamics NAV writes "Very well integrated but the area of customizations could be improved". 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 ". Microsoft Dynamics NAV is most compared with SAP ERP, SAP Business One, IFS Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, whereas SAP S4HANA is most compared with SAP Business One, Oracle ERP Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Oracle E-Business Suite and Anaplan. See our Microsoft Dynamics NAV vs. SAP S4HANA report.
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