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Abas ERP

5 Ratings

SAP S/4HANA

103 Ratings

Abas ERP

5 Ratings
Score 8.7 out of 101

SAP S/4HANA

103 Ratings
Score 8 out of 101

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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 S/4HANA

Well suited to pull and push the data to BW stuff for generating real time reports, also the interface with many applications is easy going with Finance, logistics, wareshouse management. Also the customers who are already on ECC6.0 with latest Enhancement of SP level from any DB are good to migrate/convert to S/4 HANA.
It is less appropriate because currently the resources are limited who understand S/4 HANA terminology deeply. HA kind of scenario is bit less informative to the infra team and support resources.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Customization

Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
9.0
API for custom integration
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
9.0
Plug-ins
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
9.0

Security

Abas ERP
8.5
SAP S/4HANA
9.5
Single sign-on capability
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Role-based user permissions
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
9.0

Reporting & Analytics

Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
9.7
Dashboards
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Standard reports
Abas ERP
7.5
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Custom reports
Abas ERP
8.5
SAP S/4HANA
9.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Accounts payable
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Accounts receivable
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Global Financial Support
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
Intercompany Accounting
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Localizations
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
Journals and Reconciliations
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
Enterprise Accounting
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Configurable Accounting
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Centralized Rules Framework
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Standardized Processes
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA

Inventory Management

Abas ERP
8.1
SAP S/4HANA
9.8
Inventory tracking
Abas ERP
7.5
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Automatic reordering
Abas ERP
8.5
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Location management
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Manufacturing module
Abas ERP
8.5
SAP S/4HANA
9.0

Order Management

Abas ERP
8.3
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Pricing
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Order entry
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Cost of goods sold
Abas ERP
8.5
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Order Orchestration
Abas ERP
8.5
SAP S/4HANA
End-to-end order visibility
Abas ERP
8.5
SAP S/4HANA

Subledger and Financial Process

Abas ERP
7.3
SAP S/4HANA
Automated Invoice Processing
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Shared Services Payments
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Billings Management
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Customer Receipt Applications
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Revenue Recognition
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Cash Management
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Travel & Expense Management
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Period Close
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Transactions Tax
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Subledger Reconciliations
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA

Project Financial Management

Abas ERP
7.4
SAP S/4HANA
Budgeting and Forecasting
Abas ERP
6.5
SAP S/4HANA
Project Costing
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Cost Capture
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Customer Invoicing
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Project Financial Performance Analysis
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Project Financials Dashboard
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Real-time Financial Reporting
Abas ERP
7.5
SAP S/4HANA
Embedded Business Intelligence
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Project Planning Collaboration
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA

Project Execution Management

Abas ERP
7.8
SAP S/4HANA
Project Planning and Scheduling
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Project Manager Dashboard
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Resource Manager Dashboard
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Real-Time Project Reporting
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA

Procurement

Abas ERP
6.4
SAP S/4HANA
Sourcing Team Collaboration
Abas ERP
5.0
SAP S/4HANA
Sourcing Analysis
Abas ERP
5.0
SAP S/4HANA
Bids Analyzed and Compared
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Contract Authoring
Abas ERP
5.0
SAP S/4HANA
Electronic Signatures
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Supplier Assessment
Abas ERP
7.5
SAP S/4HANA
Supplier Communication and Collaboration
Abas ERP
6.0
SAP S/4HANA
Supplier Management
Abas ERP
6.0
SAP S/4HANA
Supplier Portal
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA

Manufacturing

Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA
Production Process Design
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Production Management
Abas ERP
8.0
SAP S/4HANA
Contracted Manufacturing Management
Abas ERP
3.0
SAP S/4HANA
Work Execution
Abas ERP
9.0
SAP S/4HANA
Manufacturing Costs
Abas ERP
7.0
SAP S/4HANA

Supply Chain

Abas ERP
5.8
SAP S/4HANA
Inventory Planning
Abas ERP
6.5
SAP S/4HANA
Performance Monitoring
Abas ERP
5.0
SAP S/4HANA

Payroll Management

Abas ERP
SAP S/4HANA
9.8
Pay calculation
Abas ERP
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Benefit plan administration
Abas ERP
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Direct deposit files
Abas ERP
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Salary revision and increment management
Abas ERP
SAP S/4HANA
10.0
Reimbursement management
Abas ERP
SAP S/4HANA
9.0

Pros

  • Flexibility. ABAS is fully customizable. This allows us to create a work environment that is as custom as we are. Some ERP software packages force you to adopt their methods. With ABAS we can build the system the way we want it to work.
  • Adaptable. ABAS has the ability to work with other software packages and provide a seamless connection. We use Solid Works for our engineering designs. ABAS is connected to Solid Works and this eliminates transfer errors while reducing the time it takes for engineers to load bills of material.
  • Service. ABAS has well-trained service technicians. The time it takes to get a response is minimal and the network of knowledge their support group has, helps to streamline any tasks we may present or questions we may have.
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  • The main thing I liked is it has mitigated all the duplicity of the tables, which ultimately helped to reduce the DB size of your system, in-memory is the key benefit of S/4 HANA usages.
  • It helped developers and operations set for easy going.
  • Scheduling the logistics process, generating various reports in a span of a seconds to few minutes to hours from the huge amount of time which was required in earlier in days.
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Cons

  • 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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  • So far I have not yet discovered much of the area of improvement, but definitely I can see, that the procedure for implementation and configuration of different business process and technical integrations should be in easy and can be well documented.
  • At this moment less documentation is available, and resources who have real time S/4 HANA working experience are less in the market.
  • One machine for everything is the biggest challenge for an organisation to support and maintain.
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Alternatives Considered

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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The main benefit and stake up of using S/4 HANA is all in one scenario, we have everything under one system which ultimately helped us in improving the performance stability and real-time type of response time. It has reduced the reconciliation issue improved FI and CO related transactions and mitigate the dependability of different objects to get the results.
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Return on Investment

  • ABAS has the capability to handle many of the processes that we did on various software platforms. Since we've been able to consolidate these platforms, the cost of subscriptions, maintenance and management hasve been reduced.
  • Efficiency was a noticeable impact right from the start. In the past, reports from one system had to be loaded into another in order to provide the analysis needed for business decisions. Connections to our design software also reduced the amount of time our engineers spent manually creating bills of material and purchase requisitions.
  • The ability to see what's happening in various business functions all in one place has helped with decision making and provided the data necessary to ask the right questions when arriving at those hard decisions.
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  • Offsource using/switching to S/4 HANA have no impact in-fact it has more benefits,
  • It has greater value added to the business by improving the performance, and productivity with the help of using Fiori for S/4 HANA which is been delivered with thousands of apps for different departments as per the usages.
  • There is huge amount of savings from usages of traditional DBs from IT infra team.
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Pricing Details

Abas ERP

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Additional Pricing Details

SAP S/4HANA

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details