MultiCHAX Vs Alight Planning Enterprise (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 03, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - MultiCHAX or Alight Planning Enterprise?

MultiCHAX is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Alight Planning Enterprise, MultiCHAX is rated higher (92/100) than Alight Planning Enterprise (91/100). Alight Planning Enterprise offers more features (16) to their users than MultiCHAX (3).

Looking for the right Accounting & Finance 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 Chax, Inc. compares with Alight Planning Enterprise?

Chax, Inc.: CHAX®: The most cost-effective check by phone, check by fax, and check by internet system available. Checks by phone, fax, or e-mail software allows you to enter your customer's check information, print the information on a blank check form, and deposit the check to any U.S. bank for deposit the same day. Now, collecting payments by check has ne...

Alight Planning Enterprise: Alight Planning takes the budgeting and planning process beyond spreadsheets with a multi-user system designed for executives, financial staff, and line managers who collaborate in developing financial plans and reviewing financial and operating results.With Alight Planning, financial planning is fast and effective, allowing integration of strategi...

Who's more expensive? MultiCHAX or Alight Planning Enterprise?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Accounting & Finance 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 MultiCHAX and Alight Planning Enterprise.

MultiCHAX price starts at $99 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 MultiCHAX is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Accounting & Finance software. Alight Planning Enterprise price starts at $6,000 per license , when comparing Alight Planning Enterprise to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Accounting & Finance software cost.

Bottom line: MultiCHAX is more expensive than Alight Planning Enterprise.

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 MultiCHAX Vs. Alight Planning Enterprise based on some of the most important and required Accounting & Finance features. MultiCHAX: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. Alight Planning Enterprise: Budgeting & Forecasting, Fund-Accounting, Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Automatic Scheduled Reporting.

Target customer size

Customers of the software mainly include small and medium businesses with backgrounds in various major industries. Just 4 years after it was founded Alight has manage to gather over 250 customers from different business segments.

MultiCHAX

ITQlick rating
(3.4/5)

starts at $99 per license

MultiCHAX is a check printing solution for small and medium businesses. It manages printing of payables and payroll checks along with MICR coding. The software was developed and launched by CHAX Inc hea...

Categories: Accounting & Finance, Core Accounting.

Alight Planning Enterprise

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

starts at $6,000 per license

Alight Planning Enterprise is an on-premise and cloud-based integrated enterprise resource planning solution that takes the budgeting and financial planning beyond spreadsheets. Alight Planning is a perfect veh...

Categories: Core Accounting, Budgeting & CPM, Business Intelligence.

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MultiCHAX: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Alight Planning Enterprise: 16 Features

Budgeting & Forecasting
Fund-Accounting
Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Customizable Features
Dashboarding
Forecasting & Budgeting
Graphic Benchmark
Issue Indicators
Multy Languages
Performance Measurements
Predictive-Analysis
Profit Analysis
Trend Indicators
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)
Functionality score
Software review
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MultiCHAX
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
5
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Alight
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$6,000 per license
Functionality
19
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Denali
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
16
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MoneyDesktop
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
Intuit
ITQlick rating
3.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$12.50 per user/month
Functionality
3
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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.