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Data Quadrant Awards 2021

Enterprise Resource Planning


SoftwareReviews names Sage Intacct, Oracle ERP Cloud, Acumatica Cloud ERP, Unit4 ERP, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP as Enterprise Resource Planning Data Quadrant Award Winners.


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Enterprise Resource Planning

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Enterprise Resource Planning Data Quadrant

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Software Experience

When distilled down, the software experience is shaped by both the experience with the software and the relationship with the vendor. Evaluating enterprise software along these two dimensions provides a comprehensive understanding of the product and helps identify vendors that can deliver on both.

Product Features and Satisfaction

The satisfaction is captured in the overall satisfaction score, which is driven by the likelihood of users to recommend the software, combined with user satisfaction across top product features.

Vendor Experience and Capabilities

The vendor relationship is calculated in a weighted average of the satisfaction scores tied to vendor capabilities (e.g. software implementation, training, customer support, product roadmap) as well as emotional response ratings toward the vendor (e.g. trustworthy, respectful, fair).

Gold Medalists


Sage Group

Sage Intacct

Sage Intacct helps CFO’s access integrated management and financial reports across their business entities—in minutes not days—to grow and drive their business. Sage Intacct is the AICPA preferred Financial Management Solution that allows your growing mid-sized business to go further, faster with the core financials you need to automate your most important processes, reduce your reliance on spreadsheets, and give you greater visibility into your business performance.

8.4

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+88

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

84%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
22Reviews

Oracle

Oracle ERP Cloud

Streamline your enterprise business processes with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud. With ERP Cloud Financials, Procurement, Project Portfolio Management and more, you can increase productivity, lower costs, and improve controls.

8.2

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+88

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

84%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
39Reviews

Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP

Optimize your financials and operations to drive growth and make real-time, data-driven decisions at global scale—all with an intelligent, modern business application.

8.1

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+81

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

82%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
39Reviews

Acumatica

Acumatica Cloud ERP

Acumatica ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system delivers adaptable cloud and mobile technology with a unique all inclusive user licensing model, enabling a complete, real time view of your business anytime, anywhere. Through our worldwide network of partners, Acumatica ERP provides the full suite of integrated business management applications, including Financials, Distribution, Manufacturing, Project Accounting, eCommerce, Field Service, and CRM. There is only one true Cloud ERP platform designed for mid-sized customers – Acumatica.

8.0

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+82

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

81%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
47Reviews

Unit4

Unit4 ERP

Unit4 Business World is a cloud ERP solution that enables service-centric organizations in the public and private sectors to gain a significant advantage over their peers. Its leading-edge architecture facilitates faster innovation at a lower cost and with less disruption. The result is more opportunity and smarter operations.

7.9

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+82

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

80%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
24Reviews

Vendor Capability Awards


Availability and Quality of Training

Oracle ERP Cloud

Badge Winner

Breadth of Features

Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP

Badge Winner

Business Value Created

Acumatica Cloud ERP

Badge Winner

Ease of Customization

Ramco ERP Suite

Badge Winner

Ease of Data Integration

Sage Intacct

Badge Winner

Ease of IT Administration

SAP Business ByDesign

Badge Winner

Ease of Implementation

Sage Intacct

Badge Winner

Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP

Badge Winner

Quality of Features

Sage Intacct

Badge Winner

Usability and Intuitiveness

Acumatica Cloud ERP

Badge Winner

Vendor Support

Sage Intacct

Badge Winner

Vendor Capability Awards


Availability and Quality of Training

Oracle ERP Cloud


Breadth of Features

Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP


Business Value Created

Acumatica Cloud ERP


Ease of Customization

Ramco ERP Suite


Ease of Data Integration

Sage Intacct


Ease of IT Administration

SAP Business ByDesign


Ease of Implementation

Sage Intacct


Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP


Quality of Features

Sage Intacct


Usability and Intuitiveness

Acumatica Cloud ERP


Vendor Support

Sage Intacct


Other Evaluated Vendors


Oracle

Oracle NetSuite ERP

NetSuite ERP delivers the proven, comprehensive financial management capabilities required to grow a changing, complex business. NetSuite ERP takes your business beyond traditional accounting software by streamlining operations across your entire organization and providing you with the real-time visibility you need to make better, faster decisions.

7.8

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+79

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

80%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

72Reviews

FinancialForce.com

FinancialForce ERP

With FinancialForce ERP software on the Salesforce1 platform, you allow your sales, finance, services, supply chain and HR teams to work together seamlessly on one cloud platform. No more department silos, no more multiple customer records to maintain, no more disconnected applications.

7.8

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+82

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

78%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

24Reviews

Sage Group

Sage X3

Sage business management and enterprise resource planning systems. Our comprehensive business management and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, available in the cloud and on premise, provide everything you need to better run your business. Your sales staff can check accounts from the road, accounting can instantly invoice customers, and you’ll have better insight into your cash flow, inventory and profitability. And that’s not all. With integrated CRM software through to HR and Payroll applications, you’ll have everything you need to connect your people…your resources that make your business the best.

7.7

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+76

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

81%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

48Reviews

Ramco Systems

Ramco ERP Suite

Ramco ERP is a comprehensive cloud ERP solution catering to the needs of fast growing enterprises embarked on digital transformation. Ramco's cognitive and post-modern ERP helps optimize complex business processes and enables organizations thrive digitally. Ramco ERP offers unified solution with flexible workflow based approach, bundled with In-memory based real-time optimization engine and powerful analytics. Ramco ERP is scalable and can be deployed on cloud or on premise. It supports integration with most of the existing business applications.

7.7

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+79

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

71%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

22Reviews

Oracle

Oracle PeopleSoft

Oracle's PeopleSoft Financial Management reduces costs by automating, centralizing, and standardizing global transactional processes. Manage risk and reduce compliance costs with end-to-end processes for governance, risk, and compliance. Make the right investments in the business with integrated performance management and business intelligence.

7.6

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+75

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

79%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

94Reviews

Workday, Inc.

Workday Financial Management

Workday Financial Management goes beyond the basics of accounting and focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights. These unified applications include a full range of finance and accounting capabilities, real-time business insights, and fully auditable process management.

7.6

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+73

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

79%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

60Reviews

Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle E-Business Suite is the a comprehensive suite of integrated, global business applications that enable organizations to make better decisions, reduce costs, and increase performance.

7.4

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+69

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

79%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

103Reviews

IFS

IFS Applications

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector.

7.3

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+78

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

73%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

47Reviews

Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne ERP

Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne financial management solutions can help you respond more quickly to your changing environment, streamline your financial operations, and improve the accuracy of your financial reporting.

7.3

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+64

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

80%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

40Reviews

Deltek

Deltek Vantagepoint

Deltek understands the balancing act required for project-based businesses. Deltek’s ERP solutions are purpose-built to help government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects.

7.1

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+66

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

76%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

50Reviews

Epicor Software

Epicor ERP

Epicor Software Corporation provides industry-specific business software designed around the needs of manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations. More than 40 years of experience with our customers’ unique business processes and operational requirements is built into every solution―in the cloud, hosted, or on premises.

7.0

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+60

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

76%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

53Reviews

Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) software gives your people the tools they need to connect and manage your entire business, from financial and supply chain management and from manufacturing to operations, with the insight you need to make smart decisions. Start with what you need now and easily adapt as your needs change, in the cloud or on your servers—the choice is yours.

6.9

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+69

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

70%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

34Reviews

SAP

SAP S/4HANA

An intelligent ERP solution that enables companies to capture every opportunity in today’s digital world, SAP S/4HANA removes common obstacles associated with legacy ERP applications, such as batch latency, complex landscapes, and manually-driven processes.

6.8

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+50

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

79%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

96Reviews

SAP

SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Business ByDesign is a comprehensive cloud-based ERP suite comprising financials, project management, supplier relationship management, customer relationships management, manufacturing, supply chain management, management reporting and human resources. SAP Business ByDesign offers 35 fully integrated end-to-end business scenarios with integrated finance and designed to cater to both product- and service-centric businesses. These range from traditional Order-to-Cash to complex third-party order processing scenarios. The scenarios go across corporate boundaries, not just within a company, but within an ecosystem.

6.8

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+53

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

79%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

31Reviews

Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics SL

Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) software gives your people the tools they need to connect and manage your entire business, from financial and supply chain management and from manufacturing to operations, with the insight you need to make smart decisions. Start with what you need now and easily adapt as your needs change, in the cloud or on your servers—the choice is yours.

6.7

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+59

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

66%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

32Reviews

Deltek

Deltek Costpoint

Deltek understands the balancing act required for project-based businesses. Deltek’s ERP solutions are purpose-built to help government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects.

6.6

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+56

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

74%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

29Reviews

Infor

Infor Lawson

Infor ERP solutions (Lawson, M3, LN, LX, Addage, Syteline) deliver functionality and usability specifically for the manufacturing and distribution industries. Refined and proven through decades of use by more than 70,000 customers in 200+ countries and territories, Infor ERP minimizes costly customizations and lets you work smarter and faster.

6.1

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+47

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

70%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

34Reviews

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