Compare Castor EDC and HORIZON LIMS - Mar 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Mar 31, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Castor EDC or HORIZON LIMS?

Castor EDC is more expensive to implement (TCO) than HORIZON LIMS, and HORIZON LIMS is rated higher (74/100) than Castor EDC (50/100).

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Who is more expensive? Castor EDC or HORIZON LIMS?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Clinical Trial Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for Castor EDC and HORIZON LIMS.

Castor EDC price starts at $349 per year , On a scale between 1 to 10 Castor EDC is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Clinical Trial Management software. HORIZON LIMS accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , On a scale between 1 to 10 Castor EDC is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Clinical Trial Management software.

Bottom line: Castor EDC cost is around the same cost of HORIZON LIMS.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared Castor EDC Vs. HORIZON LIMS based on some of the most important and required Clinical Trial Management features.

Castor EDC: We are still working to collect the list of features for Castor EDC.

HORIZON LIMS: We are still working to collect the list of features for HORIZON LIMS.

Target customer size

The usual customers of Castor EDC are the individuals who have small (with 10 to 100 employees) and/or medium-sized (with 100 to 1,000 employees) businesses that harness the services from IT, web and data hosting and other related information services, mainly with IT management, and audit management. and HORIZON LIMS's target customer size include: SMBs.



Castor EDC

ITQlick rating
(3.5/5)

starts at $349 per year

Castor EDC is a data collection software that helps users with their medical researches. It is also suitable for prospective, retrospective, and registry studies.

Categories: Audit Management, Distribution, IT Management, Remote Support.

HORIZON LIMS

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

HORIZON LIMS is a cloud-based as well as an on-premise laboratory information management system that is developed to automate all the processes that are done in all types of laboratories be it the clinical labo...

Categories: Medical laboratory (LIMS).

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Castor EDC: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

HORIZON LIMS: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
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ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Castor E...
ITQlick rating
3.5/5
Score
50/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$349 per year
Functionality
8
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HORIZON ...
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
74/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
SimpleTrials
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
76/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$319 per month
Functionality
3
RealTime-CTMS
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$295 per user/month
Functionality
3
DMSys
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
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