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Find out what your peers are saying about NetSuite ERP vs. SAP S4HANA Cloud and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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"I would say that the solution is highly configurable.""I have found there to be many features, such as manufacturing, accounting, financials, inventory, and purchasing.""The user interface is very good.""The most valuable feature in NetSuite ERP is the user interface.""It's integrated into everything well so you can navigate and use it in a very simple way.""The project management aspect and the timesheets are valuable, especially for ensuring that our milestone billings are automated properly. From a manufacturing perspective, it is more to do with the entire management of the inventory, the overall finance, consolidation of books of accounts, and managing the profit and loss in a more effective manner.""The most valuable feature is that it works according to how the Internet works.""NetSuite ERP is good for a trading company that involves buying and selling."

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"It is stable and scalable. In the S4HANA plain version, they have new dashboards and things like that.""The solution links everything and allows us to integrate into our entire supply chain.""The guidance SAP offers for implementing the product is clear and the online resources are great.""The tool selection is really robust and scalable for multiple scenarios."

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Cons
"There is a lot of room for improvement. Multiple manufacturing features need to be updated on NetSuite. More functionalities need to be added. I think there are a lot of functionalities coming out for warehouse management systems and manufacturing automation via advanced manufacturing functionalities. I think they need to improve a little more on those aspects and make it easier on the scheduling aspect.""In terms of the main improvement to NetSuite is the talent itself. It's grown so fast and there are about 25,000 companies running on it, and it's a relatively newer system compared to other competitors. It's growing so fast that the talent base in the partner organization (there's about 200 of them), is pretty thin.""The solution could be more stable.""The solution is not user-friendly and it is complex to use.""If you do go through an implementor, you need to be careful that they are actual implementors and not just resellers.""What needs to be improved is the development in the other areas and other businesses that can use NetSuite.""Some of the features around the payroll and payroll taxes and management of that are lacking. We had to outsource some of that because we found that the functionality isn't there.""It would be great if they offered localization for Central America."

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"The initial setup can be complex, depending on the environment.""When it comes to the SAP PM material's module, it would be nice to see the inclusion of predictive analytics.""They can improve the interface. It has a client-server kind of interface, which is kind of old.""There have been some pain points in moving from SAP to S/4HANA, but the company seems to be staying on top of those issues."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price of the solution is quite high.""There is an annual license required to use this solution.""It is completely on a subscription basis. We pay yearly and, and you do not have to do anything on a monthly basis. Prices depend on the organization's scale and all those things, but they are doing a good job with the pricing.""When people buy ERP, it's a competitive situation and the pricing is paramount."

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"I feel the solution is expensive when it comes to what can be obtained with open source software.""The pricing is competitive with other products at that level in that category."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The project management aspect and the timesheets are valuable, especially for ensuring that our milestone billings are automated properly. From a manufacturing perspective, it is more to do with the… more »
Top Answer: It is completely on a subscription basis. We pay yearly and, and you do not have to do anything on a monthly basis. Prices depend on the organization's scale and all those things, but they are doing a… more »
Top Answer: There is a lot of room for improvement. Multiple manufacturing features need to be updated on NetSuite. More functionalities need to be added. I think there are a lot of functionalities coming out for… more »
Top Answer: The tool selection is really robust and scalable for multiple scenarios.
Top Answer: The cost of the solution depends on the licensing agreement between SAP and the company and that changes all the time. It can vary.
Top Answer: The initial setup can be complex, depending on the environment.
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Overview
Global ERP NetSuite OneWorld Allows Companies to Manage Back Office Operations Globally AND Locally. NetSuite OneWorld addresses the complex multi-national and multi-company needs of mid-market organizations. Enable businesses to adjust for currency, taxation and legal compliance differences at the local level, with regional and global business consolidation and roll-up. Get unprecedented visibility of your business worldwide in real time, ensuring consistent, compliant management across the organization, locally and globally. NetSuite OneWorld can populate a single charts-of-accounts across subsidiaries, or use separate charts-of-accounts for each company with postings between subsidiaries such as expense allocation managed via inter-company journals. Local taxes are readily handled across subsidiaries with an embedded tax engine that allows for multiple tax schedules for everything from GST, to VAT, to consumption tax or general sales tax. Revenue recognition, local financial reporting and compliance are also built-in components. And OneWorld allows for global order management and sourcing with the ability to manage inventory and fulfillment across multiple locations with product items represented globally or on a per subsidiary basis.

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. 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
2Pure, Accuvant, Actian, Adtegrity, Advantage Sign Supply, All-Safe Pool Safety Products, Alton Lane, AMC Liquidators
La Trobe University, Carrefour Comércio e Indústria Ltda, Delaware Consulting and Corning Inc.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider17%
Educational Organization4%
Government4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government6%
Media Company5%
Company Size
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Small Business63%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise16%
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Find out what your peers are saying about NetSuite ERP vs. SAP S4HANA Cloud and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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NetSuite ERP is ranked 1st in Cloud ERP with 8 reviews while SAP S4HANA Cloud is ranked 3rd in Cloud ERP with 4 reviews. NetSuite ERP is rated 7.8, while SAP S4HANA Cloud is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of NetSuite ERP writes "Carries a broad range of applications, specifically in the field services area". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP S4HANA Cloud writes "This complete cloud-based business suite solution competes for the top spot among similar products". NetSuite ERP is most compared with Oracle ERP Cloud, SAP S4HANA, Oracle E-Business Suite, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and SAP Business ByDesign, whereas SAP S4HANA Cloud is most compared with SAP Business ByDesign, SAP Business One, Anaplan, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Ramco ERP. See our NetSuite ERP vs. SAP S4HANA Cloud report.

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