Accelo vs. NetSuite ERP

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Accelo
Score 8.2 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Accelo is used by professional service businesses to manage their client work. The cloud-based platform manages client work delivery, from prospect to payment, including sales, projects, tickets, retainers, timesheets, and resourcing. With an emphasis on time and money, the client work management platform gives a holistic view of up-to-date business data and financial performance. It presents client communications, activities and work centralized in a single platform, so users know…
$24
per month per user
NetSuite ERP
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
NetSuite is a suite of ERP and accounting modules which is sold in various editions aimed at different size customers. The multi-country, multi-currency version is an additional module called OneWorld. Netsuite is a SaaS system and is not offered in an on-premise edition.N/A
Pricing
AcceloNetSuite ERP
Editions & Modules
Plus
$24
per month per user / per product
Premium
$39
per month per user / per product
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AcceloNetSuite ERP
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAccelo Plans start at $120.00 Per Month (on an Annual Contract) for Plus, and $195.00 Per Month (on an Annual Contract) for Premium. Plans include 5 Licenses which are used for various Accelo Products: Sales & Quotes, Projects, Tickets, Retainers, Billing, and Reports.Users subscribe to NetSuite for an annual license fee. The license is made up of three main components: core platform, optional modules and the number of users. There is also a one-time implementation fee for initial setup. New modules and users and can be added as a business grows.
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Features
AcceloNetSuite ERP
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
7.6
6 Ratings
2% above category average
NetSuite ERP
-
Ratings
Task Management9.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Resource Management8.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling6.76 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.55 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration6.75 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology7.94 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology4.82 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration7.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access7.95 Ratings00 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking9.25 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management7.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management8.66 Ratings00 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
7.8
6 Ratings
6% above category average
NetSuite ERP
-
Ratings
Quotes/estimates7.65 Ratings00 Ratings
Invoicing8.64 Ratings00 Ratings
Project & financial reporting8.15 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with accounting software7.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
1.1
15 Ratings
147% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings1.013 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings1.010 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings1.39 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
9.2
74 Ratings
23% above category average
API for custom integration00 Ratings9.264 Ratings
Plug-ins00 Ratings9.647 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
9.3
81 Ratings
13% above category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings9.362 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings9.380 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
9.4
72 Ratings
30% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings9.471 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings9.470 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings9.470 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
7.7
261 Ratings
1% above category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings8.3255 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings8.2236 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings9.626 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings9.628 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings9.241 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings9.635 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings9.637 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
8.9
48 Ratings
13% above category average
Inventory tracking00 Ratings9.847 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings8.728 Ratings
Location management00 Ratings9.335 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
9.0
209 Ratings
15% above category average
Pricing00 Ratings9.453 Ratings
Order entry00 Ratings8.2205 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings8.637 Ratings
Cost of goods sold00 Ratings9.048 Ratings
Order Orchestration00 Ratings9.621 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
7.6
202 Ratings
3% above category average
Billing Management00 Ratings8.3191 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings9.627 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings8.931 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings8.727 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings9.635 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
6.5
32 Ratings
16% below category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings5.926 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings5.923 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings5.922 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings4.014 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings9.613 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings6.822 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
4.1
17 Ratings
50% below category average
Project Planning and Scheduling00 Ratings8.714 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers00 Ratings3.311 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality00 Ratings3.010 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools00 Ratings3.68 Ratings
Grants Management
Comparison of Grants Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.1
12 Ratings
84% below category average
Award Lifecycle Management00 Ratings3.57 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.3
19 Ratings
71% below category average
Bids Analyzed and Compared00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Contract Authoring00 Ratings1.910 Ratings
Contract Repository00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings3.613 Ratings
Supplier Management00 Ratings9.713 Ratings
Risk Management
Comparison of Risk Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.1
11 Ratings
71% below category average
Risk Repository00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Control Management00 Ratings2.011 Ratings
Control Efficiency Assessments00 Ratings3.57 Ratings
Issue Detection00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Remediation and Certification00 Ratings3.58 Ratings
Logistics
Comparison of Logistics features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.0
17 Ratings
78% below category average
Transportation Planning and Optimization00 Ratings2.89 Ratings
Transportation Execution Management00 Ratings2.88 Ratings
Trade and Customs Management00 Ratings2.88 Ratings
Fulfillment Management00 Ratings9.614 Ratings
Warehouse Workforce Management00 Ratings2.511 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
9.1
16 Ratings
19% above category average
Production Process Design00 Ratings8.712 Ratings
Production Management00 Ratings8.714 Ratings
Configuration Management00 Ratings9.610 Ratings
Work Execution00 Ratings9.612 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs00 Ratings8.714 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
8.0
133 Ratings
10% above category average
Forecasting00 Ratings8.117 Ratings
Inventory Planning00 Ratings7.4130 Ratings
Performance Monitoring00 Ratings8.714 Ratings
Product Lifecycle Management
Comparison of Product Lifecycle Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
-
Ratings
NetSuite ERP
3.8
13 Ratings
63% below category average
Proposal Management00 Ratings2.610 Ratings
Product Master Data Management00 Ratings3.29 Ratings
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User Ratings
AcceloNetSuite ERP
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(8 ratings)
8.4
(361 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
9.2
(49 ratings)
Usability
7.0
(1 ratings)
8.6
(231 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(16 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(15 ratings)
Support Rating
8.2
(3 ratings)
7.1
(215 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(10 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(17 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(5 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(3 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(8 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
4.8
(2 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AcceloNetSuite ERP
Likelihood to Recommend
Accelo
Accelo is a system that can do it all. It's extremely sophisticated. Depending on the sophistication of your organization, or specifically the abilities of the people you put in charge of the implementation, it can almost be too sophisticated. It all just depends on your situation. The more you use it, the more data you give it, the more you'll be able to see and do. It's incredibly powerful. But it's definitely not a tool that would be appropriate for smaller boutique type organizations that have only basic needs.
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NetSuite
Really in this hybrid environment, being up in the cloud and being able to securely access the data and work from anywhere, I think it's a real game changer for my team. So I really like the fact that NetSuite keeps up with security features and allows users to access it from anywhere.
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Pros
Accelo
  • Timing Client Work: You are able to better manage your time on your clients.
  • Housing Client Info in one Area: You can view all you need for any given client in one area.
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NetSuite
  • NetSuite does analytics very well.
  • They do reporting very well. I love the ability to have control over how the information flows through my NetSuite, my user roles, and my responsibilities. I can assign certain tasks to certain people, and they do that and then also have the control to approve that and make sure it's done correctly.
  • Just being able to drill down into a particular GL account or into a particular line item and see what really makes that up and what's driving our certain costs.
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Cons
Accelo
  • Accelo is excellent on the adaptation to its deep functionalities.
  • Managing multiple project is very challenging.
  • Not easy to collect multiple reports across platforms.
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NetSuite
  • Honestly, right now, my biggest pain point is kind of our own doing, but I would appreciate a little bit more support and help in the area of performance management and kind of understanding how our application is built, what are the best choices for customizing or solving a problem in terms of performance, because our company is rather large, we have a lot of data coming in and out, and that has been an issue for us recently.
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Likelihood to Renew
Accelo
Looking forward to seeing more refinement of features provided and upcoming features promised :)
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NetSuite
NetSuite is able to cover all of our needs, spanning multiple departments and managerial levels. We use it daily for a multitude of functions, including creating promotions, estimating inventory, pulling historical reports, forecasting sales, and more. Overall, we're very satisfied with NetSuite as an ERP solution and recommend it to medium to large businesses.
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Usability
Accelo
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
I have given this rating due to below use cases: - Order Management - Advanced Revenue Management - Invoicing - Automated Billing - Inbound and Outbound Integrations with applications such as Salesforce, Zip, Stripe, Mavenlink, Avalara, Floquast - Project management and billing - Training -Customer Support - Knowledge Article Support
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Reliability and Availability
Accelo
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
It has been very reliable. I can only think of 1-2 times in 4.5 years that we have had issues getting in, and in each case were able to get back in within 1 hour. There has not been a major downtime
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Performance
Accelo
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
Most of the time the performance is very good. Pages load in a few seconds; financial reports take less than 5 seconds; basic searches take a few seconds. But performance can be sporadic throughout the day and cause the run time to triple.
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Support Rating
Accelo
From the beginning the Accelo team has been very invested in ensuring our success and overall happiness with the platform. The initial implementation specialists and trainers did a fairly good job of learning our company and needs, and tried to tailor the trainings accordingly. However, once we made the formal switch to the platform, meaning we no longer were using our legacy systems, we found that we had a lot of questions....and a lot of ideas and recommendations. The support team is extremely responsive and seemingly happy to receive our continual feedback. And if we encounter an issue that seems to be a system issue, they work diligently to fix it (we've actually had an engineer join a call with us to learn of the issue - and subsequently fix it)
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NetSuite
The account rep changes quite often, which requires restarting. Suite Answers is a very good tool but can be hard to use for somebody who is not fully confident with Netsuite. Asking questions that are not already answered in Suite Answers can be rough. Training is readily available, but most of the time stays on the surface and doesn't answer medium to more advanced questions.
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In-Person Training
Accelo
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
I had in person training for a day when first got the software. The training was good. The challenge was that there was a large gap between training and when we went live so we forgot quite a lot
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Online Training
Accelo
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
Online training is quite strong. I have used for specific pieces of functionality.However it is not sufficient in all areas.
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Implementation Rating
Accelo
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
I felt NetSuite Professional Services did an excellent job of guiding us in the implementation. I also felt our internal teams were a little resistant to the change and engagement of new software. Had we performed better engaging and buying into the new software, I would be able to rate the implementation better. Therefore, the lower number should not be viewed as a deficiency with the software or the professional services teams, but as an reminder of how important complete buy-in from the local users is.
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Alternatives Considered
Accelo
Accelo doesn't really exceed any competitors in any one area of their product, but in 2015 when we made the move this was the best option that included all the tools we wanted. However, user adoption was low in some areas due to the UI, so we scaled back Accelo and added other tools.
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NetSuite
Well, the reason why I'm with NetSuite is because obviously it beats out those other options quite considerably. It gave us the whole ecosystem that gave us everything we needed. I didn't need a dedicated administrator whose full-time job is to deal with it like our current system would need to really be useful. I can find people or train people how to use it right away. So for us, that really beats it out compared to the Sage and QuickBooks where we were looking at it from a perspective of, yeah, we can find people who are experts in those fields. They don't scale up to the size that we need as we're going to really quickly go from R&D company into doing tens of millions of dollars a year in revenue and activities. So that's where it beats us out over say Sage or QuickBooks is it's got that complete scalability. We can go to multiple subsidiaries, foreign currency, not a problem. It's got that full functionality.
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Scalability
Accelo
No answers on this topic
NetSuite
We have been able to scale our business 25X without any major overhaul with Netsuite. Its dashboard setup makes onboarding new employees very easy and allows data to be shared across multiple offices. Its cloud setup does not put any pressure on IT to scale servers or other infrastructure. We have been able to become much more efficient in all aspects of the business.
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Return on Investment
Accelo
  • It substantially reduced the number of systems we use to run our business.
  • It reduced the need to train our staff on a variety of platforms.
  • It gave us the ability to have a client-facing portal that directly integrates with our backend systems.
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NetSuite
  • Positive impact, again, it's our source of truth, so we are able to not have questions about how much money we have in the bank or do we have enough material to build this job. Being able to know those things immediately is super valuable.
  • I mean it's the grease that skids the wheels that gets us to accomplish the things that we do in our business.
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ScreenShots

Accelo Screenshots

Screenshot of PSA / Platform - Transform the way you manage client workScreenshot of CRM - Communicate, track and engage with leads and clientsScreenshot of Sales - Create, cultivate & convert leads into relationshipsScreenshot of Quotes - Compose, modify & send professional work proposalsScreenshot of Projects - Plan, manage & collaborate on client deliverablesScreenshot of Tickets - Submit, monitor & complete ad-hoc work requests

NetSuite ERP Screenshots

Screenshot of one view into the most critical business processes.Screenshot of Mobile-friendly design