Abas ERP vs. SAP Business One

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Abas ERP
Score 7.4 out of 10
N/A
Abas ERP is an ERP with relatively extensive capabilities from supply chain optimization to customer relationship managementN/A
SAP Business One
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
SAP Business One is an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for small and medium-sized businesses, The product encompasses functionality around sales, customer relationships, inventory, operations, financials and human resources.
$99
per month
Pricing
Abas ERPSAP Business One
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Limited
$99.00
per month
Starter
$110.00
per month
Pro
$132.00
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Abas ERPSAP Business One
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Abas ERPSAP Business One
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
9.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
SAP Business One
9.0
37 Ratings
22% above category average
API for custom integration9.01 Ratings9.235 Ratings
Plug-ins9.01 Ratings8.835 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
8.5
2 Ratings
6% above category average
SAP Business One
8.7
41 Ratings
8% above category average
Single sign-on capability9.01 Ratings8.533 Ratings
Role-based user permissions8.02 Ratings9.041 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
8.0
2 Ratings
14% above category average
SAP Business One
7.1
42 Ratings
2% above category average
Dashboards8.02 Ratings5.437 Ratings
Standard reports7.52 Ratings7.542 Ratings
Custom reports8.52 Ratings8.338 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
8.0
1 Ratings
5% above category average
SAP Business One
5.6
43 Ratings
30% below category average
Accounts payable7.01 Ratings9.343 Ratings
Accounts receivable7.01 Ratings9.342 Ratings
Global Financial Support9.01 Ratings7.527 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers9.01 Ratings8.628 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations9.01 Ratings8.535 Ratings
Configurable Accounting8.01 Ratings8.833 Ratings
Standardized Processes7.01 Ratings8.638 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
8.1
2 Ratings
4% above category average
SAP Business One
8.2
42 Ratings
6% above category average
Inventory tracking7.52 Ratings8.642 Ratings
Automatic reordering8.52 Ratings7.129 Ratings
Location management8.02 Ratings9.039 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
8.3
2 Ratings
8% above category average
SAP Business One
5.9
40 Ratings
26% below category average
Pricing8.02 Ratings7.739 Ratings
Order entry8.02 Ratings8.340 Ratings
Cost of goods sold8.52 Ratings7.539 Ratings
Order Orchestration8.52 Ratings8.431 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings2.023 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
7.3
1 Ratings
1% below category average
SAP Business One
6.8
36 Ratings
8% below category average
Billing Management8.01 Ratings8.431 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management7.01 Ratings8.728 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management7.01 Ratings6.022 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting7.01 Ratings8.227 Ratings
Period Close8.01 Ratings9.433 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
7.4
2 Ratings
3% below category average
SAP Business One
7.0
19 Ratings
8% below category average
Budgeting and Forecasting6.52 Ratings7.017 Ratings
Project Costing7.02 Ratings7.016 Ratings
Cost Capture7.02 Ratings7.016 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings7.011 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings7.014 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings6.116 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
7.8
1 Ratings
14% above category average
SAP Business One
7.9
16 Ratings
15% above category average
Project Planning and Scheduling8.01 Ratings7.915 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers00 Ratings7.012 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality00 Ratings1.011 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools00 Ratings5.09 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
6.4
2 Ratings
7% below category average
SAP Business One
8.1
17 Ratings
16% above category average
Bids Analyzed and Compared8.01 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Contract Authoring5.01 Ratings7.511 Ratings
Supplier Management6.01 Ratings7.012 Ratings
Contract Repository00 Ratings8.69 Ratings
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
7.0
2 Ratings
5% below category average
SAP Business One
6.1
20 Ratings
19% below category average
Production Process Design8.01 Ratings2.018 Ratings
Production Management8.02 Ratings8.218 Ratings
Work Execution9.01 Ratings4.016 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs7.02 Ratings5.016 Ratings
Configuration Management00 Ratings2.014 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
5.8
2 Ratings
19% below category average
SAP Business One
7.2
25 Ratings
2% above category average
Inventory Planning6.52 Ratings7.625 Ratings
Performance Monitoring5.01 Ratings7.019 Ratings
Forecasting00 Ratings7.023 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
10.0
10 Ratings
34% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings10.09 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings10.07 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings10.08 Ratings
Grants Management
Comparison of Grants Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
7.7
15 Ratings
4% above category average
Award Lifecycle Management00 Ratings7.09 Ratings
Risk Management
Comparison of Risk Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
7.7
9 Ratings
18% above category average
Risk Repository00 Ratings7.07 Ratings
Control Management00 Ratings8.08 Ratings
Control Efficiency Assessments00 Ratings8.07 Ratings
Issue Detection00 Ratings8.08 Ratings
Remediation and Certification00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Logistics
Comparison of Logistics features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
6.5
22 Ratings
3% below category average
Transportation Planning and Optimization00 Ratings7.015 Ratings
Transportation Execution Management00 Ratings6.513 Ratings
Trade and Customs Management00 Ratings6.512 Ratings
Fulfillment Management00 Ratings5.517 Ratings
Warehouse Workforce Management00 Ratings2.414 Ratings
Product Lifecycle Management
Comparison of Product Lifecycle Management features of Product A and Product B
Abas ERP
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
8.9
16 Ratings
22% above category average
Proposal Management00 Ratings5.013 Ratings
Product Master Data Management00 Ratings7.514 Ratings
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User Ratings
Abas ERPSAP Business One
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(2 ratings)
8.4
(48 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
4.6
(9 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.7
(12 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(11 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(2 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
2.9
(24 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Abas ERPSAP Business One
Likelihood to Recommend
Abas ERP
ABAS by far offers the most bang for the buck. We are able to handle all of our business functions through ABAS and also have additional features like Business Apps, Business Intelligence, Vendor and Customer portals, as well as many other features that many other ERP packages didn't have. It has allowed us to consolidate our software packages and also provide visibility since everything is now connected.
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SAP
SAP Business One would be more useful if it contained tools to acommodate the growing need of online sales. A more complete shipping module which handles tracking numbers with the common couriers would be great. A built in warehouse management system would be great designed to be used with barcode scanners
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Pros
Abas ERP
  • Ability to drill down information from one screen to another
  • Allows creation of various custom fields screens and reports
  • Availability of "demo" system where one can test new functionality without affecting "Live Abas ERP"
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SAP
  • SAP Business One is more suitable for small and medium scale enterprises
  • SAP Business One is : analytics, mobile technologies, cloud technologies
  • SAP Business One has exceptional performance in handling business functions such as purchasing and operations and customer relationship management
  • An important key features of SAP Business One is Reporting and Analytics.
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Cons
Abas ERP
  • ABAS is headquartered in Germany with a US based headquarters in Virginia. Some of the programming structures were based on European methods that differed somewhat from the way business is done in the US. ABAS-USA has worked to modify the system so that it is in tune with US business practices and has made great strides in this effort. For the average user, the structures may go unnoticed, but for the more advanced user, some of the field names that are used for advanced reporting might be in German. However, ABAS-USA has recently been updating the programming language to be fully in English.
  • Because ABAS is growing rapidly, more complex customizations might take longer to complete than normal. ABAS appears to be bringing on even more technicians to handle the increased workload so the concern is waning.
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SAP
  • Following a bench mark process - this seems contradicting to flexibility however we have wished we could follow more of an industry benchmark. Our challenge as a small company has been knowing how to properly use the system. We have discovered that we have set up the system wrong based and are using it improperly which has cause a lot work to correct.
  • Better live reporting options - current we are on prem SQL. Yes SAP is moving to HANA however smaller companies like ourselves are not ready for that. We need to be able to maintain our existing SQL DB. We also have a demand for live BI Reporting. It has been difficult to do this with our current set up.
  • Error handling - have found it very difficult to troubleshoot. Errors are not always clear and answers are hard to find.
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Likelihood to Renew
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
As I said before, it is a first level tool, well developed, and with very strong development support, although the learning curve, its implementation, the cost-benefit ratio, the price and the user experience is not the most suitable for small and medium-sized companies. It is a company with extensive experience, market positioning, technical support and expanded use
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Usability
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
I would like to give 8 out of 10 rating for SAP Business One because SAP Business One is a good choice for the mostly used business management solutions for the small and medium-sized companies. SAP Business One can help in optimizing the existing business process and enables streamline business processes for the daily activities for all users across the entire organization. The importance realization of SAP Business One implementation is based on the selection of the good reputation partner and its approach for the entire implementation. SAP Business One is a user-friendly and easy to use Enterprise system that the organization can benefit its features and functionalities by utilizing it.
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Reliability and Availability
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
The SAP Business One software is up and running every time
you need it as it was planned. In more than 6 years that we have been
using the product, it has never been unavailable and if it ever was, it was because of a planned maintenance window scheduled in the company.
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Performance
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
SAP Business One performance depends mostly on the speed of your internal servers, should you have the solution on premise as we do. Sometimes the system tends to be a little slower for some users when others are executing really big reports of performing some batch loads, but generally, the performance is acceptable to all the users.
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Support Rating
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
I rate my experience with SAP Business One's support team as excellent (10). They are easy to contact and effortless to work with on any issue or concern. I like the support SAP provides for any of their products. SAP has a great backing and I would recommend them to any of my colleagues.
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In-Person Training
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
The training I get was a consultant level training, so it's basically a 6 weeks training covering every aspect and every module of the system. It covered most common use cases and exercise training so you can get along with the software, as well as examples so there culd be a better understanding.
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Online Training
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
Over the past two years SAP has added a great deal of new SAP Business One on-line training for version 9.0 and 9.1. Most of the training is very strong, but some is difficult to understand and follow. Additionally, SAP still has a few holes in their on-line training around Production, Bill-of-Materials, MRP and Service.
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Implementation Rating
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
These implementations are not easy. Even a standard implementation can be difficult. With a never-been-done-before implementation, the implementation team and the user team need to be thorough with planning, make a decision on key points, and stick to them before any design happens. Our biggest challenge was not from StellarOne, rather it was from the mid-implementation decisions from our internal team. StellarOne did a great job warning us, implementing our decision, and then helping us adjust our SAP to handle the new direction we took.
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Alternatives Considered
Abas ERP
These other software packages all have strengths but for what we were looking for in one system, to handle most of our business processes, but also allow the flexibility to be customized (without the need to be placed on a "like to have" waiting list), ABAS gave us that ability, hands down.
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SAP
SAP provides the most robust solution, with modules available for all department managers and even options for customization according to the company's special needs. We especially used the Crystal reports options to provide reports for each module. Overall, even if it's not the least expensive option, it has the best value for money.
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Scalability
Abas ERP
No answers on this topic
SAP
For most small businesses, the only way you outgrow SAP Business One is if the nature of your business changes radically. Going from 1 to 50 users is quite easy with SAP B1. Going beyond 50 may require moving to the Hana SAP B1 platform to maintain or improve performance, but the path is there.
Add-ons to SAP B1 can also be added as specific needs are encountered that are not closely met by the standard product. These may be required early in the product life because of the nature of your business, or as you expand the use of SAP B1.
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Return on Investment
Abas ERP
  • Abas ERP has had positive impact on our overall business objectives.
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SAP
  • Employee efficiency has definitely increased with SAP Business One. This is attributed in a lot of ways to information visibility. Our employees are able to gather the data they need, quickly, and effectively.
  • Identifying inconsistencies in pricing has also been accomplished through use of reporting off individual tables. Previously, we weren't able to access our data in such a way as to enable us to write custom reports in-house.
  • We have also benefited greatly from having a single source of all business information. We utilize SAP Business One exclusively in-house. All documentation is attached to specific orders and Business Partners, as well as serialized equipment that has been sold.
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