Compare Oracle E-Business Suite vs. SAP ERP

Oracle E-Business Suite is ranked 1st in ERP with 18 reviews while SAP ERP is ranked 2nd in ERP with 9 reviews. Oracle E-Business Suite is rated 8.2, while SAP ERP is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Oracle E-Business Suite writes "Provides a well-centered database that is feature rich". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP ERP writes "Significantly reduces the time required to produce our financial reports". Oracle E-Business Suite is most compared with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Oracle ERP Cloud and SAP ERP, whereas SAP ERP is most compared with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, IFS Applications and Oracle E-Business Suite. See our Oracle E-Business Suite vs. SAP ERP report.
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Pros
It provides a well-centered database that is feature rich.It is a solution for GFMIS (Governmental Fiscal Management Information Systems).Very flexible in terms of configurations and it's capable of integrations.The supplier invoice payment process is very easy and is integrated from the requisition to the payment (and to creating the asset).The GL and FAH modules have become real-deal players for an organization with many legacy systems that handle transactions and where there is a need to create accounting from these transactions.Financial reconciliation and reporting.The customer gets a better cost calculation and an integrated system between departments.Oracle EBS provides the customer with faster financial closing because of its accurate calculations.

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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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The UI interface is not great.The user interface is not completely a web interface, it uses a lot of traffic which costs too much for a large number of users scattered throughout the country as they connect from their terminals to do their tasks.Reporting is a big area for improvement. It needs to provide the ability to extract data from the suite. Oracle has also been making a great effort to make E-Business Suite more user-friendly but there are still areas where a focus on User Experience would help.Standard reporting needs to be changed. Many of the standard reports look the same as they did in version 10.7, 20 years ago.On-site cloud support is slow and unresponsive.HRMS analyzers should be automatically updated to be the most recent because Oracle support always asks for the latest version of the analyzer output.We need more user-friendly fast formulas for all HRMS modules.One issue with the product is because it build on a lot of older technologies, there is a substantial technical debt in the system.

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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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Pricing and Cost Advice
The pricing is high.It costs too much.Licensing and costing of Oracle EBS is very complex. We recommend to use a system integrator during the negotiation process since Oracle sales representatives sometime do not know the actual minimum requirements and may oversell the necessary licenses through ignorance.At our various customers, the software tends to pay for itself in less than two years.Oracle scales the pricing, but E-Business Suite is still very expensive for small to mid-sized businesses.Find a best Oracle partner and get a better discount.

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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
1st
out of 58 in ERP
Views
8,968
Comparisons
6,598
Reviews
19
Average Words per Review
252
Avg. Rating
8.3
2nd
out of 58 in ERP
Views
14,752
Comparisons
13,221
Reviews
9
Average Words per Review
265
Avg. Rating
7.8
Top Comparisons
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Oracle EBS, OEBS
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Overview
Oracle E-Business Suite is the most comprehensive suite of integrated, global business applications that enable organizations to make better decisions, reduce costs, and increase performance.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
Colab, Portobello, Saudi Telecom Company, DG Khan Cement, Dubai HoldingB&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
REVIEWERS
Local Government12%
Comms Service Provider10%
Financial Services Firm10%
Pharma/Biotech Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company36%
Marketing Services Firm14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Manufacturing Company5%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company27%
Energy/Utilities Company18%
Non Tech Company9%
Mining And Metals Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company19%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider10%
Construction Company8%
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