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We performed a comparison between Epicor ERP and Microsoft Dynamics AX based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two ERP solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Epicor ERP vs. Microsoft Dynamics AX report (Updated: September 2022).
634,590 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"Epicor ERP is very technical friendly, if you want to do any customization, it's very easy.""There's good flexibility within the inbuilt tools such as alerts, business process management, dashboards, and screen customization."

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"The most valuable features of Microsoft Dynamics AX are field services and the vendor collaboration portal. Both of the features are very good.""It is stable, suitable for businesses, and covers all business needs.""The relation between CRM and Sales, that's the main strength of this ERP.""It has the same UI and is very similar to any other Microsoft product.""A valuable feature of Microsoft Dynamics AX is that it is stable.""Dynamics AX provides a lot of functionality.""Support is really good.""If anyone is familiar with Microsoft products then they can handle it easily."

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Cons
"Right now, it doesn't really have a good cloud story.""In the newer version of Epicor ERP, it's very difficult to find out that tracing."

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"There is no Arabic interface in Microsoft Business Central, which is a big weak point.""It could be more scalable and stable. It would also be better if the interface were more integrated with the Microsoft ecosystem because 2012 is not really integrated.""Microsoft needs more presence in our region to help with management and maintenance.""There should be the capability for users to enhance the application by using a low-code or no-code product from the Microsoft family.""The product is standardised across industries so it is not a good fit for all types of sectors.""The integration could improve for the future.""There are so many errors.""The product takes some training to get up to speed on all functionality and modules in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 ERP system."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "When comparing Epicor ERP to the other related products, the pricing, additional enhancements, as well as implementation, are better."
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  • "It's too expensive for customers to take this on themselves. As partners, we will buy this on behalf of the customers and then charge this value for each project."
  • "It is $180 to $200 per user per month with a minimum of 20 users, which makes selling the product a bit difficult."
  • "I don't know how much this solution costs off the top of my head, but I know that the cloud and SaaS solutions are cheaper."
  • "It has a pay-as-you-go subscription."
  • "The initial investment cost goes up due to the hidden cost."
  • "We pay for licensing yearly to use Microsoft Dynamics AX."
  • "I purchased the license once, and there is a license with a partner that I pay for annually."
  • "There is an annual licensing cost for Microsoft Dynamics AX."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Epicor ERP is very technical friendly, if you want to do any customization, it's very easy.
    Top Answer:When comparing Epicor ERP to the other related products, the pricing, additional enhancements, as well as implementation, are better.
    Top Answer:In the newer version of Epicor ERP, it's very difficult to find out that tracing.
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Microsoft Dynamics AX is customization.
    Top Answer:Microsoft Dynamics AX could improve by offering a cloud version and more reports on the costs.
    Top Answer:We are using Microsoft Dynamics AX for everything in our company. Such as in sales, production, and purchasing.
    Ranking
    15th
    out of 59 in ERP
    Views
    1,909
    Comparisons
    1,066
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    950
    Rating
    7.0
    8th
    out of 59 in ERP
    Views
    4,426
    Comparisons
    3,013
    Reviews
    19
    Average Words per Review
    452
    Rating
    7.7
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Epicor SaaS ERP
    Dynamics AX, Axapta, MS Dynamics AX
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    Overview
    Epicor Cloud ERP is a comprehensive SaaS ERP system that has been developed from our next generation ERP solution. SaaS ERP from Epicor leverages core functionality that has been in use and proven at thousands of job businesses over the past 25 years. Epicor combines broad functionality into a complete end-to-end on-demand ERP system. You are provided everything you need to manage your opportunities, orders, and operations in one integrated SaaS ERP System.
    Microsoft Dynamics AX is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that is simple to learn and use so you can deliver value faster, take advantage of business opportunities, and drive user involvement and innovation across the organization.
    Offer
    Learn more about Epicor ERP
    Learn more about Microsoft Dynamics AX
    Sample Customers
    Abatement Technologies
    ConQuaestor, D & H Distributing, Sunny Queen, Mesa Associates, Britax Childcare, Ibema, Arafa, Sabo S.p.A.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company19%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    University5%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company37%
    Retailer16%
    Real Estate/Law Firm11%
    Computer Software Company11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Government7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business88%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business31%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise50%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business45%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise31%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise57%
    Buyer's Guide
    Epicor ERP vs. Microsoft Dynamics AX
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Epicor ERP vs. Microsoft Dynamics AX and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    634,590 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Epicor ERP is ranked 15th in ERP with 2 reviews while Microsoft Dynamics AX is ranked 8th in ERP with 19 reviews. Epicor ERP is rated 7.0, while Microsoft Dynamics AX is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Epicor ERP writes "Flexible and configurable but needs better UI for the cloud solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Dynamics AX writes "Provides a lot of functionality". Epicor ERP is most compared with SAP Business One, Oracle ERP Cloud, Oracle E-Business Suite, SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA, whereas Microsoft Dynamics AX is most compared with SAP ERP, SAP S/4HANA, Oracle ERP Cloud, Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. See our Epicor ERP vs. Microsoft Dynamics AX report.

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