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Midmarket ERP Software Rankings

Looking for Midmarket ERP Software Rankings? Selecting the best midmarket Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for your business is not an easy task. The entire selection process entails listing out user specific functional requirements, understanding the existing ERP landscape so that you can short-list the most ideal product for the business.  You do this by factoring various perspective such as budget, functionality, and industry specific needs. Often such decisions are tedious and may require consultancy services from qualified IT experts.Midmarket ERP Software Rankings

Our leading Midmarket ERP software rankings include the following solutions.  These are based on the top software that fits within the 26M to 100M range for financial and inventory categories. They are listed here in no particular order. They include both on-premise and cloud-based solutions. At the bottom of the article is the full list of potential vendors for a mid-market company to consider.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Microsoft Dynamics NAV comes integrated with a robust development environment that can be easily tailored for highly customized requirements. Due to this, NAV seamlessly adapts to very complex environments such as in manufacturing or any other business with very unique business processes.

For instance, various mid-market organizations come with broad needs in terms of functionalities. Middle-market enterprises constantly require services such as basic accounting, manufacturing, order entry, inventory, or even warehousing.  NAV comes with a wide variety of customizable functionalities which are not often found in other midmarket products.

SAGE

Over the last five years, Sage has experienced an astonishing 41% growth in new customers, and as a result, SAGE now boasts of six million clients and approximately 13,000 employees who are geographically dispersed across the globe. SAGE is regarded as a midmarket leader because of its proactive tools. SAGE is developed to run on various platforms.  Additionally, its intuitive user interface that comes with capabilities of providing access to Microsoft office tools, personalization, and data visualization features.

Among SAGE’s other key features include: operational management tools (inventory, sales, purchasing, and production), financial accounting and management control, and analysis and reporting.

Epicor ERP

Epicor has been a market leader for many years.  It comes with capabilities to integrate various web 2.0 technologies hence providing more collaboration features. It can be deployed in various models such as on premise, as a hosted solutions, or multi-tenant Software as a Service (SaaS), which implies that this particular product can be scaled to be used with company sizes ranging from small businesses to very large multi-national enterprises.

IFS ERP

IFS ERP is packaged as integrated suite that comes with capabilities of supporting the supply chain, manufacturing, assets, and services. It boasts of over 2,000 clients who are geographically distributed across 50 countries. Having a very strong manufacturing heritage, the main reason as to why IFS ERP product is consistently included in many midmarket ERP software rankings.

Intacct

Intacct is an interesting offering as it comes with a web-based architecture. Because it is a cloud-based solution, it can have much shorter implementation times than traditional ERP software. Intacct offers a complete Enterprise Resource Planning, solution centered around their industry-leading financial software. Intacct supports more than 30,000 users worldwide.

Blue Link Elite

Blue Link Elite is ideal for small or medium-sized distribution companies. The ERP solution Windows-based and has inventory management and financials. It is well suited for handling the managements’ needs as well as logistical and operational requirements.

SAP Business One

SAP Business One is a suite designed for mid-sized companies looking for the advanced capabilities of SAP’s Business Suite, but require a fast implementation and a lowered cost of ownership. This ERP is the same system as the full Business Suite, but comes with “out of the box” predefined configurations and setups which make the implementation process for mid-sized organizations much faster. SAP Business One handles the requirements of a lot of different industry types and has over 700 industry-specific software solutions.

DEACOM ERP Software

Deacom ERP software supplies ERP software for process manufacturing companies. This means that its target industries are food, beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic, paint, sealants, adhesives, and chemicals companies. It can serve the mid-sized organization as well as some very large enterprises.

Made2Manage

Made2Manage ERP was designed to improve business processes for manufacturers in mixed-mode (make-to-order, make-to-stock, and engineer-to-order) environments. It is best fit for small and medium-sized companies involved in industrial equipment, electronics, and fabrication.

NetSuite

NetSuite is a cloud-based solution delivered as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering. NetSuite has a Manufacturing Edition that can help manufacturers requiring production and assembly management. The ERP solution is linked with inventory, warehouse management, accounting and financial management, order management, customer relationship management (CRM), and ecommerce. Additionally, it has a partner relationship management offering.

Oracle JD Edwards

Oracle’s JD Edwards is a robust ERP solution used an many various industries. Once considered a top tier solution, it is now scaled to fit the needs of the mid-market. It is flexible enough to accommodate the needs of a discrete or process based manufacturer. It has strong financials and robust reporting.

Plex Online

Plex Online is a cloud ERP provider. This solution is ideal for various manufacturing industries, including automotive, electronics, industrial machinery and plastics, and it can support several manufacturing modes, including discrete, mixed mode, process and make-to-order.

It is a complete cloud solution that links the entire enterprise together, including accounting and financial reporting, to provide businesses with a complete insight of their company’s operations. It has multi-language and multi-currency capabilities, and can handle many locations. It is scalable, so it grows as your business expands.




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