SAP ERP is SAP's main enterprise resource planning product. Traditionally, it is installed software; however, with SAP's new in-memory platform HANA, the ERP product is now offered in the cloud as well. The platform involves core finance and HR capabilities, as well as order-to-cash, plan-to-product, and procure-to-pay solutions. It is particularly used by companies in the manufacturing and supply chain industries.
|Best Fit For:||Large enterprises; International companies with multi-country payroll needs; Manufacturing companies|
|Most Compared To:||NetSuite|
|Employees:||68k (entire company, on LinkedIn)|
|Rating Attribute||SAP ERP Rating||# of Reviewers Contributing to Rating Average||Accounting Software Average Rating|
|Likelihood to recommend||7.9||10||8.1|
|Likelihood to renew||8.5||4||8.5|
|SAP ERP Pros||SAP ERP Cons|
SAP provides many powerful modules, allowing companies to simplify their technology landscape by replacing disparate, standalone systems. This makes integration faster and easier.
The platform takes time and expertise to implement correctly. It may be necessary to hire consultants.
|Standardization of data
By using a centralized place for operational data, SAP customers can achieve a high level of visibility into their processes and a high level of data integrity.
Users would like to see a more user-friendly interface. The system is complex and requires a high level of expertise.
The software can handle payroll and other accounting processes in multiple countries and currencies.
|Robust and customizable
The software can support complex, unique organizational structures and needs.