SAP ERP - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 17, 2021

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SAP ERP competes with other enterprise resource planning and human resources software like NetSuite, Odoo, Sage Intacct, and Acumatica Could ERP. These applications are compared below;
  • Functionality: SAP ERP offers a complete feature package system based on functionalities. Compared to all its top alternatives, all the systems offer similar functionalities. These features include billing and invoicing, expense tracking, payroll management, bank reconciliation, etc.
  • Customer/Industry: SAP ERP targets enterprises, SMBs, and others seeking to grow their business in various industries like Manufacturing, Process manufacturing, Wholesale distribution. Professional services, Chemicals, Food and beverage, Non-Profits, etc. SAP ERP and Netsuite can be used by businesses with about 2-100+ users though Netsuite targets more industries as compared to SAP ERP.
  • Cost: Although SAP ERP pricing plans are not public, it is cost-rated 5.0 by expert cost reviews indicating high-cost software. SAP ERP has a free trial for its clients. Compared to its alternatives, it offers a free trial. Pricing for NetSuite is pricing plan is also not public, and it does not offer a free trial. The same applies to Sage Intacct except that it offers a free trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: SAP ERP is not an on-premise system, but its alternatives like Acumatica Cloud ERP and Odoo offer on-premise versions.
  • Popularity: SAP ERP was founded in 1999, and the software is publicly traded like some of its top alternatives like NetSuite. 27k+ customers use Netsuite, Odoo has 7 million users, and they are considered more popular than SAP ERP.
  • Scalability: SAP ERP covers a scale of small and midsize enterprises and subsidiaries seeking to grow their businesses. Compared to its competitors, Odoo has an open-source to provide management solutions to SMEs and large corporations.
  • Support: SAP ERP lacks features like FAQs/forums and knowledge base compared to its competitors like Acumatica Cloud EPR and NetSuite, which offer all necessary support channels.

2021's Top SAP ERP Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to SAP ERP that are worth checking out: NetSuite OneWorld for SMBs, EnterpriseIQ for large size business, OptiProERP for growing companies, and OfficeBooks for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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
Review
Compare
SAP
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
10/10
License pricing
$94 per user/month
Functionality
44
Review
Best for SMBs
NetSuite
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
$499 per month
Functionality
18
Best for Enterprise
EnterpriseIQ
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
39
Growing
OptiProERP
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$700 per license
Functionality
26
Free version
OfficeBooks
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$9.99 per month
Functionality
31

1. NetSuite OneWorld - Best for SMBs

NetSuite OneWorld is an alternative ERP software, NetSuite OneWorld installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. NetSuite OneWorld, with a pricing score of 4.6 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

NetSuite OneWorld is rated 3.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (NetSuite offers 18 main features). compare head to head: NetSuite OneWorld Vs SAP ERP

2. EnterpriseIQ - Best for Large Business

EnterpriseIQ is an alternative ERP software, EnterpriseIQ installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. EnterpriseIQ, with a pricing score of 3.8 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

EnterpriseIQ is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (EnterpriseIQ offers 39 main features). compare head to head: EnterpriseIQ Vs SAP ERP

3. OptiProERP - Best for Growing Companies

OptiProERP is an alternative ERP software, OptiProERP installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. OptiProERP, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

OptiProERP is rated 2.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (OptiProERP offers 26 main features). compare head to head: OptiProERP Vs SAP ERP

4. OfficeBooks - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

OfficeBooks is an alternative ERP software, OfficeBooks installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. OfficeBooks, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

OfficeBooks is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (OfficeBooks offers 31 main features). compare head to head: OfficeBooks Vs SAP ERP

5. Global Shop Solutions ERP

Global Shop Solutions ERP is an alternative ERP software, Global Shop Solutions ERP installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Global Shop Solutions ERP, with a pricing score of 4.6 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

Global Shop Solutions ERP is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Global offers 67 main features). compare head to head: Global Shop Solutions ERP Vs SAP ERP

6. Smartbol Enterprise

Smartbol Enterprise is an alternative ERP software, Smartbol Enterprise installed on-premises, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Smartbol Enterprise, with a pricing score of 6.6 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

Smartbol Enterprise is rated 3.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Smartbol offers 6 main features). compare head to head: Smartbol Enterprise Vs SAP ERP

7. SAP for SMB

SAP for SMB is an alternative ERP software, SAP for SMB cloud, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. SAP for SMB, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

SAP for SMB is rated 4.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (SAP offers 5 main features). compare head to head: SAP for SMB Vs SAP ERP

8. Visual EstiTrack ERP

Visual EstiTrack ERP is an alternative ERP software, Visual EstiTrack ERP installed on-premises, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Visual EstiTrack ERP, with a pricing score of 2.6 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

Visual EstiTrack ERP is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Visual offers 52 main features). compare head to head: Visual EstiTrack ERP Vs SAP ERP

9. Sage ERP X3

Sage ERP X3 is an alternative ERP software, Sage ERP X3 cloud, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Sage ERP X3, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

Sage ERP X3 is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Sage offers 6 main features). compare head to head: Sage ERP X3 Vs SAP ERP

10. Priority Software

Priority Software is an alternative ERP software, Priority Software installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Priority Software, with a pricing score of 7 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

Priority Software is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Priority offers 5 main features). compare head to head: Priority Software Vs SAP ERP

11. NetSuite ERP

NetSuite ERP is an alternative ERP software, NetSuite ERP installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. NetSuite ERP, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

NetSuite ERP is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (NetSuite offers 9 main features). compare head to head: NetSuite ERP Vs SAP ERP

12. Infor VISUAL

Infor VISUAL is an alternative ERP software, Infor VISUAL installed on-premises or used cloud based, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Infor VISUAL, with a pricing score of 7 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

Infor VISUAL is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Infor offers 37 main features). compare head to head: Infor VISUAL Vs SAP ERP

13. MomentumPro

MomentumPro is an alternative ERP software, MomentumPro used on the cloud, SAP ERP can be used on-premises and on the cloud. MomentumPro, with a pricing score of 3.4 is considered less expensive to implement than SAP ERP with a score of 10.

MomentumPro is rated 3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (MomentumPro offers 9 main features). compare head to head: MomentumPro Vs SAP ERP

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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.