EAM Vs SAP PLM (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 07, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - EAM or SAP PLM?

SAP PLM is more expensive to implement (TCO) than EAM, EAM is rated higher (86/100) than SAP PLM (77/100). SAP PLM offers more features (8) to their users than EAM (5).

Looking for the right Product Lifecycle Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Infor Global Solutions compares with SAP?

Infor Global Solutions: Infor Global Solutions is a privately held U.S. software company that specializes in enterprise software ranging from financial systems and resource planning (ERP) to supply chain and customer relationships.

SAP: SAP ® AG is German software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. SAP ® is the market leader in enterprise application software. The company's best-known software products are its enterprise resource planning application (SAP ® ERP), its enterpr...

Who's more expensive? EAM or SAP Product Lifecycle Management?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Product Lifecycle Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for EAM and SAP Product Lifecycle Management.

EAM price starts at $2,000 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 EAM is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Product Lifecycle Management software. SAP Product Lifecycle Management accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 EAM is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Product Lifecycle Management software.

Bottom line:SAP Product Lifecycle Management is more expensive than EAM.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared EAM Vs. SAP PLM based on some of the most important and required Product Lifecycle Management features. EAM: Automatic Data Backup, Automatic Property Mapping, Cost Analysis, Maintenance Overview, Streamlined Work Orders. SAP Product Lifecycle Management: Audit Trail, Contract Expirations, Contract Renewals, Dashboard, Microsoft Word Export.

Target customer size

Infor EAM is a scalable product that provides assistance to companies of any size. Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and types.

EAM

ITQlick rating
(3.3/5)

starts at $2,000 per license

Infor EAM is a comprehensive suite of asset management tools. It offers solutions to the companies that increase the reliability, maintenance of asset and reduce energy usage. It helps companies to deploy main...

Categories: Fixed Asset Management.

SAP PLM

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

SAP PLM is a product lifecycle management solution for businesses of all sizes. It makes possible high quality delivery of products and also streamlines the supply chain. The software was developed and launched...

Categories: Contract Management.

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EAM: 5 Features

Automatic Data Backup
Automatic Property Mapping
Cost Analysis
Maintenance Overview
Streamlined Work Orders

SAP Product Lifecycle Management: 8 Features

Audit Trail
Contract Expirations
Contract Renewals
Dashboard
Microsoft Word Export
Microsoft Word Integration
Templates
Track Changes
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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EAM
ITQlick rating
3.3/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$2,000 per license
Functionality
6
Review
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SAP
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
77/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
9
Review
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Oracle
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
14
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MeisterTask
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$4.19 per month
Functionality
16
ProductVision
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
83/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.