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Score 3.3 out of 100

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

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Score 8.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

DEAR Inventory

I think it's better suited for small businesses and those looking to change inventory in the future.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions would be great for a company that is buying products and just reselling them as-is. It is great at keeping track of quantities remaining from previous purchases and time periods, adding new inventory purchased, and subtracting inventory sold. It would also work well for a company that purchased materials to manufacture items for stock, and then sold those stock items. QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions does not work very well for manufacturing of one-off or custom products as each item has to be "built", whether it is 1 item or 100 items. It also does not have an easy way to account for scrap or materials damaged in the manufacturing process.
Joretta Fletcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.8
Pay calculation
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.2
Benefit plan administration
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.2
Direct deposit files
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.9
Salary revision and increment management
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.9
Reimbursement management
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.9

Customization

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.3
API for custom integration
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.1
Plug-ins
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.4

Security

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.5
Single sign-on capability
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.7
Role-based user permissions
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.3

Reporting & Analytics

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.2
Dashboards
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.0
Standard reports
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.6
Custom reports
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.1

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.8
Accounts payable
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
9.0
Accounts receivable
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.9
Cash management
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.4
Bank reconciliation
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.8
Expense management
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.3
Time tracking
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.0
Fixed asset management
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.9
Multi-currency support
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.2
Multi-division support
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.6
Regulations compliance
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.3
Electronic tax filing
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.5
Self-service portal
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.7
Global Financial Support
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.8
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.9
Intercompany Accounting
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.4
Localizations
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.1
Journals and Reconciliations
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.7
Enterprise Accounting
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.7
Configurable Accounting
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.8
Centralized Rules Framework
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.3
Standardized Processes
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.6

Inventory Management

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.7
Inventory tracking
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.6
Automatic reordering
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.1
Location management
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.2
Manufacturing module
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.1

Order Management

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.5
Pricing
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.5
Order entry
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.0
Credit card processing
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.0
Cost of goods sold
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.0
Order Orchestration
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
6.9
End-to-end order visibility
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.0
Order exception Resolution
DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.3

Pros

DEAR Inventory

  • Xero Online Accounting Integration - 100% reliable
  • Drop Shipment combined with Own Warehouse Shipment Processing is a dream
  • Support - Really efficient dealing with technical issues and more generic issues equally well
  • Financial control of delivery notes and purchase invoices provides excellent data integrity
  • Easily add new cost variables such as shipping costs, managed easily
John Cotter | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

  • Quickbook's user interface is incredibly user-friendly. Non-Accountants are able to pick up the system relatively easy . They should be able to enter transactions without fully understanding the accounting.
  • There is a lot of material on the internet if you need help how to use Quickbooks. They have various forums in which you can find the answers since there is bound to be another person that had already experienced your problem.
  • Quickbooks has developed a lot of integration with other 3rd party software. For example, we use Avalara to assess sales tax for our invoices. There are APIs built so Quickbooks can send the relevant invoice information to Avalara to produce sales tax.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DEAR Inventory

  • Support
  • Bugs
  • Website Functionality
  • Down-time
  • Glitchiness
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

  • Not Cloud Based: In order to use QuickBooks Enterprise as a cloud based type product one needs to pay for hosting and have the product/data hosted which will run into extra expense. Additionally, this workaround is not a true cloud solution.
  • Operating System Compatibility: When upgrading operating systems on user workstations, more problems are prone to occur. There is sometimes a disconnect between Microsoft and Intuit in compatibility.
  • Expensive Upgrades: This is not the type of accounting product that you can easily use for years without upgrading. Thus, one needs to build this into their operating budget.
Laurence Sarner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

DEAR Inventory

DEAR Inventory 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It does what it says on the tin.
John Cotter | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 9.6
Based on 12 answers
We are not likely to renew our use of QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions because we use QuickBooks 2013 now. It was a nice stepping stone to our current edition but 2013 is easier on the eyes and even more easy to navigate. I also like that the functions I don't use are smaller and can be ignored more easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

DEAR Inventory

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 9.0
Based on 6 answers
I like the QuickBooks Enterprise edition so much I moved my company to it this year. I like the overall functionality of the program and I am very familiar with the user interface which makes my job easier. One of the things I dislike about the online version it is not modeled after the desktop edition and I have a hard time getting around in the program.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

DEAR Inventory

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I really did experience any event that required that much attention. for the most part the system is reliable and does not break down
Scott Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

DEAR Inventory

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 9.0
Based on 1 answer
QB is a good and reliable system. We probably should have explore the other modules rather that jump in to the conclusion that we needed a new ERP.
Scott Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

DEAR Inventory

DEAR Inventory 1.0
Based on 1 answer
Terrible support, absolutely useless for anything more major than a simple navigational problem. They always provide meaningless responses that don't really address the issue such as, "our engineering department is working on the issue" or "we're working on some optimisation". These responses would be fine if anything actually resulted from them, but the same errors and problems have existed for 4 years so I don't believe they really amount to anything. In addition, they're quite pushy for me to "close your ticket" so it can be marked as resolved, but my issue hasn't been resolved. I don't exactly want to leave my ticket open for several months, but they send me consistent reminders to close the ticket which is obnoxious especially since their resolution was "our engineering department will work on it".
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 7.2
Based on 5 answers
Very rare do I call the Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions support staff and I get a customer service associate quickly. On average, my wait time is near an hour, and at times even longer. After spending the first three minutes discussing my problem, they then begin to poke and prod around, sometimes the questions continue. But 80% of the time, the problem is over their head and they have to escalate the issue. The only problem is this escalation arrives usually after spending forty-five minutes poking and proding around but learning nothing. In short, my experience is rarely all that well, let alone great
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

DEAR Inventory

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It is a very easy system to learn, so with the help it was even easier. QB is a good solid system, but it lacks some of the complexity other systems have. with QB you need to get additional modules to get the same functionality that other systems offer standard
Scott Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

DEAR Inventory

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 5.1
Based on 2 answers
easy to learn system, specially with some kind of support. Just like with any other system, things get lot easier if you have guidance to lead you in your search for answers. having said that, QB is very easy to use and very easy to teach. you wont spend much time memorizing where to click.
Scott Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

DEAR Inventory

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 8.6
Based on 5 answers
If you're loading QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions onto a computer that you're going to directly log into, you should be able to do it yourself. If you are going to connect to a server through a network or remote connection, you should probably have a professional IT person set it up for you.
Joretta Fletcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

DEAR Inventory

  • DEAR does what it says on the tin. We see great feedback from our peers.
  • Unleashed, I found support poor (but over two years ago).
  • Linnworks - No Xero integration by Xero recommended API and very expensive by other third party SAP Business 1 is in a different league, but the cost is also [expensive].
John Cotter | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

Also considered Sage MAS products, but QuickBooks is easier to install and maintain. It also has a more friendly and easier to use interface which keeps employees happier and spend less time training. The reporting is also more flexible and can drill down to the source transaction with a few clicks of the mouse.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

DEAR Inventory

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 3.0
Based on 1 answer
It is not a fair rating because we did not invest in different modules to accommodate for business grow and complexity expansion.
Scott Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DEAR Inventory

  • Lost company time
  • Effective inventory management
  • Mostly does the job it's supposed to
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

  • It has been very inefficient around budget time between August - March.
  • It is fairly efficient when it comes to entering revenue and expenses, except that certain invoices are entered in Excel spreadsheets first to obtain department allocations.
  • It has slowed down the month-end report generation due to having many of the reports created in Excel from reports / information exported from QuickBooks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

DEAR Inventory

General

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

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DEAR Inventory
1.0
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.9

Likelihood to Renew

DEAR Inventory
9.1
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
9.6

Usability

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
9.0

Reliability and Availability

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.0

Performance

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
9.0

Support Rating

DEAR Inventory
1.0
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.2

In-Person Training

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
7.0

Online Training

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
5.1

Implementation Rating

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
8.6

Scalability

DEAR Inventory
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
3.0

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