Welcome!

Weblogic Authors: Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Michael Meiner, Michael Bushong, Avi Rosenthal

Blog Feed Post

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.




The post Midmarket ERP Software Rankings appeared first on ERP Software Selection Help.

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By Chris Shaul

Chris Shaul has implemented hundreds of CRM and ERP as both a project manager and a solution architect. With a strong background in the manufacturing and distribution industries, he has delivered projects for large and small firms. He has implemented software in many industries, including: High-tech, Manufacturing, Distribution, Service organizations, Medical, Non-Profits and Construction firms. Chris is an experienced leader in Customer Service, Salesforce Automation, Social Enterprise and Marketing. He has trained and experienced in Lean Enterprise concepts, Business Process Reengineering, Strategic Planning, Project Management, and Business Systems Architecture. He is currently working as a delivery manager for a global consulting firm and holds four certifications in Salesforce.com.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Here are the Top 20 Twitter Influencers of the month as determined by the Kcore algorithm, in a range of current topics of interest from #IoT to #DeepLearning. To run a real-time search of a given term in our website and see the current top influencers, click on the topic name. Among the top 20 IoT influencers, ThingsEXPO ranked #14 and CloudEXPO ranked #17.
Join IBM November 1 at 21st Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Cognitive analysis impacts today’s systems with unparalleled ability that were previously available only to manned, back-end operations. Thanks to cloud processing, IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Imagine a robot vacuum that becomes your personal assistant tha...
As data explodes in quantity, importance and from new sources, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and cloud environments grow with it. Managing data includes protecting it, indexing and classifying it for true, long-term management, compliance and E-Discovery. Commvault can ensure this with a single pane of glass solution – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enter...
DXWorldEXPO LLC, the producer of the world's most influential technology conferences and trade shows has announced the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO "Early Bird Registration" is now open. Register for Full Conference "Gold Pass" ▸ Here (Expo Hall ▸ Here)
The Jevons Paradox suggests that when technological advances increase efficiency of a resource, it results in an overall increase in consumption. Writing on the increased use of coal as a result of technological improvements, 19th-century economist William Stanley Jevons found that these improvements led to the development of new ways to utilize coal. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, compared the Jevons Paradox to modern-day enterprise IT, examin...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICC-USA, a computer systems integrator and server manufacturing company focused on developing products and product appliances, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. ICC is a computer systems integrator and server manufacturing company focused on developing products and product appliances to meet a wide range of ...
Major trends and emerging technologies – from virtual reality and IoT, to Big Data and algorithms – are helping organizations innovate in the digital era. However, to create real business value, IT must think beyond the ‘what’ of digital transformation to the ‘how’ to harness emerging trends, innovation and disruption. Architecture is the key that underpins and ties all these efforts together. In the digital age, it’s important to invest in architecture, extend the enterprise footprint to the cl...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that All in Mobile, a mobile app development company from Poland, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. All In Mobile is a mobile app development company from Poland. Since 2014, they maintain passion for developing mobile applications for enterprises and startups worldwide.
In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost and risk of entering new markets has leveled the playing field for business. Today, any ambitious innovator can easily introduce a new application or product that can reinvent business models and transform the client experience. In their Day 2 Keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Mercer Rowe, IBM Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and Raejeanne Skillern, Intel Vice President of Data Center Group and ...
"We are a well-established player in the application life cycle management market and we also have a very strong version control product," stated Flint Brenton, CEO of CollabNet,, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arvind Radhakrishnen discussed how IoT offers new business models in banking and financial services organizations with the capability to revolutionize products, payments, channels, business processes and asset management built on strong architectural foundation. The following topics were covered: How IoT stands to impact various business parameters including customer experience, cost and risk management within BFS organizations.
While the focus and objectives of IoT initiatives are many and diverse, they all share a few common attributes, and one of those is the network. Commonly, that network includes the Internet, over which there isn't any real control for performance and availability. Or is there? The current state of the art for Big Data analytics, as applied to network telemetry, offers new opportunities for improving and assuring operational integrity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Frey, Vice President of S...
With the introduction of IoT and Smart Living in every aspect of our lives, one question has become relevant: What are the security implications? To answer this, first we have to look and explore the security models of the technologies that IoT is founded upon. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nevi Kaja, a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company, discussed some of the security challenges of the IoT infrastructure and related how these aspects impact Smart Living. The material was delivered interac...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
Amazon started as an online bookseller 20 years ago. Since then, it has evolved into a technology juggernaut that has disrupted multiple markets and industries and touches many aspects of our lives. It is a relentless technology and business model innovator driving disruption throughout numerous ecosystems. Amazon’s AWS revenues alone are approaching $16B a year making it one of the largest IT companies in the world. With dominant offerings in Cloud, IoT, eCommerce, Big Data, AI, Digital Assista...
In his session at Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, presented a success story of an entrepreneur who has both suffered through and benefited from offshore development across multiple businesses: The smart choice, or how to select the right offshore development partner Warning signs, or how to minimize chances of making the wrong choice Collaboration, or how to establish the most effective work processes Budget control, or how to maximize project result...
The Founder of NostaLab and a member of the Google Health Advisory Board, John is a unique combination of strategic thinker, marketer and entrepreneur. His career was built on the "science of advertising" combining strategy, creativity and marketing for industry-leading results. Combined with his ability to communicate complicated scientific concepts in a way that consumers and scientists alike can appreciate, John is a sought-after speaker for conferences on the forefront of healthcare science,...
In his keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Sheng Liang, co-founder and CEO of Rancher Labs, discussed the technological advances and new business opportunities created by the rapid adoption of containers. With the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and various open source technologies used to build private clouds, cloud computing has become an essential component of IT strategy. However, users continue to face challenges in implementing clouds, as older technologies evolve and newer ones like Docker c...
Personalization has long been the holy grail of marketing. Simply stated, communicate the most relevant offer to the right person and you will increase sales. To achieve this, you must understand the individual. Consequently, digital marketers developed many ways to gather and leverage customer information to deliver targeted experiences. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lou Casal, Founder and Principal Consultant at Practicala, discussed how the Internet of Things (IoT) has accelerated our abilit...
When shopping for a new data processing platform for IoT solutions, many development teams want to be able to test-drive options before making a choice. Yet when evaluating an IoT solution, it’s simply not feasible to do so at scale with physical devices. Building a sensor simulator is the next best choice; however, generating a realistic simulation at very high TPS with ease of configurability is a formidable challenge. When dealing with multiple application or transport protocols, you would be...