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Score 9.9 out of 100
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Score 6.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 4 feature sets: Customization, Security, Inventory Management, Order Management

Customization

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%
5.0

Sage X3

50%
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 2/2 features

API for custom integration

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Plug-ins

10.0
100%
1 Rating
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Security

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%
5.0

Sage X3

50%
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 2/2 features

Single sign-on capability

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Role-based user permissions

10.0
100%
1 Rating
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Inventory Management

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%
5.0

Sage X3

50%
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 3/3 features

Inventory tracking

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Location management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Manufacturing module

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Order Management

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%
5.0

Sage X3

50%
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 5/5 features

Pricing

10.0
100%
1 Rating
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Order entry

10.0
100%
1 Rating
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Cost of goods sold

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

End-to-end order visibility

10.0
100%
1 Rating
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Order exception Resolution

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Execution Management

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%

Sage X3

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 15/15 features

Project Planning and Scheduling

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Manager Dashboard

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Resource Manager Dashboard

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Task Insight for Project Managers

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Manager Mobile Functionality

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Team Member Task Collaboration

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Team Member Mobile Functionality

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Candidate Search

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Candidate Comparison and Analysis

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Defineable Resource Pools

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Defineable Resource Pools

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Talent Profiles

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Real-Time Project Reporting

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Absence Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Product Lifecycle Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%

Sage X3

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 9/9 features

Production Process Design

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Supply Chain Business Flows

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Production Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Contracted Manufacturing Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Configuration Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Work Definition

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Work Execution

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Advanced Fulfillment

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing Costs

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Supply Chain

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%

Sage X3

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 4/4 features

Forecasting

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Inventory Planning

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Multi-tier Supply Chain Planning

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance Monitoring

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Product Lifecycle Management

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%

Sage X3

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
ABB Ability Solution Suite ranks higher in 7/7 features

Ideation Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Requirements Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Proposal Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Innovation Portfolio Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Product Master Data Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor Portal

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Portfolio Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

ABB Ability Solution Suite

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
6.0

Sage X3

60%
Sage Business Cloud X3 (formerly Sage ERP X3) ranks higher in 3/3 features

Dashboards

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Standard reports

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Custom reports

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

ABB Ability Solution Suite

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
5.0

Sage X3

50%
Sage Business Cloud X3 (formerly Sage ERP X3) ranks higher in 6/6 features

Accounts payable

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Accounts receivable

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Localizations

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Journals and Reconciliations

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Configurable Accounting

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Standardized Processes

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Subledger and Financial Process

ABB Ability Solution Suite

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
5.0

Sage X3

50%
Sage Business Cloud X3 (formerly Sage ERP X3) ranks higher in 10/10 features

Shared Services Payments

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Billings Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Customer Collections

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Cash Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Asset Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Travel & Expense Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Period Close

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Transactions Tax

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Subledger Reconciliations

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Logistics

ABB Ability Solution Suite

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
5.0

Sage X3

50%
Sage Business Cloud X3 (formerly Sage ERP X3) ranks higher in 13/13 features

Transportation Planning and Optimization

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Transportation Sourcing Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Transportation Process Integration

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Transportation Execution Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Freight Payment Automation

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Trade Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Trade Regulatory Compliance Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Customs Entry Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Customs Document Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Customs Document Collaboration

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Fulfillment Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Inventory Visibility

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Warehouse Workforce Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • ABB Ability Solution Suite is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%
1 Rating
5.0

Sage X3

50%
1 Rating

Usability

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%
1 Rating

Sage X3

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

10.0

ABB Ability Solution Suite

100%
1 Rating

Sage X3

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ABB Ability Solution Suite

Of course this is the one of the best solution available in the market at present. When you have Multiple system in a plant then you need a powerful tool for Computation which Ability does it smoothly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage X3

I wouldn't suggest this ERP for small organizations, especially if there is no IT staff. While they do offer support packages, they can be costly as certain packages limit the number of times you can call in. Hiring an outside consulting firm to support is another route, however that could become costly as well. Medium to large businesses with savvy tech staff would be a good fit for this ERP.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ABB Ability Solution Suite

  • Computation of data.
  • Presentation to right person.
  • Ability to perform critical task and sending to users.
  • Multiple control system connectivity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage X3

  • The user interface has everything you would expect and in practical locations so you do not have to hunt and peck for the items you are looking for
  • Drill-down from GL to submodules works seamlessly
  • Easy import and export of data
  • The software is relatively easy to manage
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ABB Ability Solution Suite

  • May be for smaller PLCs this can't be implemented.
  • Cost may an area ABB can look in to.
  • Improvement in GUI
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage X3

  • Complications in configuration. Had to use a third party vendor to help us customize the system so we could better use it within the organization. This added additional expense
  • Some error messages are in French. If you aren't French, or can't speak French, this makes it pretty hard to troubleshoot
  • If you want to customize reports, you need to know Crystal Reporting (at least for the version I am using)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ABB Ability Solution Suite

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Sage X3

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Usability

ABB Ability Solution Suite

ABB Ability Solution Suite 10.0
Based on 1 answer
One of the best solutions in the market with a user-friendly system. This is very useful when the ABB system (Like we had 800xA) is there, new or existing; all the ABB systems can be integrated using this rather than going to a 3rd party vendor, which may have interface problems.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage X3

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

ABB Ability Solution Suite

ABB Ability Solution Suite 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Good support in terms of quality and promptness. When we had problems with some of the commands not getting executed, their online support also provided a good solution to solve the problem. Even mission-critical task we were able to solve during this Pandemic time. The suggestion is to go for the online support 1st in the future, followed by a visit.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage X3

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

ABB Ability Solution Suite

Better suited for the ABB System as Microsoft is a third party for ABB Control System.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage X3

Unfortunately, the product was purchased before I began working at the organization. I am unsure what other products they may have reviewed before purchasing Sage ERP X3.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ABB Ability Solution Suite

  • Positive is definitely ROI since manual intervention is minimized and the process is automated.
  • Cost wise, ABB has been looked upon considering the small industry.
  • Overall, a good solution for a large companies.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage X3

  • Created efficiencies within the organization.
  • Centralized data input and retrieval.
  • Can be an expensive undertaking for an SMB.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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