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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 Business ByDesign are the integration of its modules, analytics, and dashboards.""I like its modern approach. It is very modern and new technology.""I have found the consolidation of the business and group reports very useful. There is plenty of features and the manufacturing and finance aspect of the solution are strong.""ByDesign's best features are its speed, real-time data, and reporting."

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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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"SAP Business ByDesign is a very vast product, but it has to be a bit more centralized. All the models need to be more centralized for a better experience.""SAP Business ByDesign can improve the flexibility and user-friendliness of the reporting during the implementations. Customizing the reports inside the device requires a lot of knowledge and most of the time a developer level is needed. For example, if you want to have a more specific reporting layout.""The Arabic localization is neglected. It should have an Arabic interface. It lacks Arabic translation or support from right to left.""ByDesign could be improved by making screen modifications easier."

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  • "When comparing Epicor ERP to the other related products, the pricing, additional enhancements, as well as implementation, are better."
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  • "The price of the solution could be better. They have to come up with a new strategy."
  • "We have to pay yearly."
  • "Everything is included in the licensing cost of the solution. However, they use a per-user model for additional charges."
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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 main difference is RISE is associated with S/4 Product Range on Cloud while By Design is modeled after SAP Business One also on Cloud.  So both are SaaS but the difference is in enterprise size… more »
    Top Answer:ByDesign's best features are its speed, real-time data, and reporting.
    Top Answer:Everything is included in the licensing cost of the solution. However, they use a per-user model for additional charges.
    Ranking
    15th
    out of 55 in ERP
    Views
    1,638
    Comparisons
    961
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    950
    Rating
    7.0
    4th
    out of 14 in Cloud ERP
    Views
    2,115
    Comparisons
    1,495
    Reviews
    4
    Average Words per Review
    291
    Rating
    7.8
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Epicor SaaS ERP
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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.
    SAP Business ByDesign is a cloud-based business management software that supports everything from finance to CRM – and is available anytime, anywhere, on almost any device. It helps medium-sized businesses seize new opportunities and accelerate growth – and it helps subsidiaries take advantage of head office resources, while keeping their flexibility.
    • Streamline end-to-end processes and maximize efficiency across your organization
    • Gain timely business insights with integrated analytics and reporting powered by SAP HANA
    • Manage your business from anywhere, at any time, with built-in mobile apps
    • Rely on highly secure data centers that are managed, monitored, and maintained by SAP experts
    Offer
    Learn more about Epicor ERP
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    Sample Customers
    Abatement Technologies
    Standard Bank of South Africa, AOK Bundesverband, PT XL Axiata Tbk, Tvoy Dom, Schaidt Innovations GmbH & Co. KG, DeLaval International AB, EMC Corporation, Lenovo, Castle Importing Inc., Unilever, Rifle Paper Co., RAK Ceramics, Rough Country, B&G Manufacturing, Life is good Inc., Joy Global Inc., City of Cape Town
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Wholesaler/Distributor4%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company38%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Educational Organization9%
    Media Company5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business86%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise52%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Buyer's Guide
    ERP
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    Find out what your peers are saying about SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and others in ERP. Updated: July 2022.
    622,063 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Epicor ERP is ranked 15th in ERP with 2 reviews while SAP Business ByDesign is ranked 4th in Cloud ERP with 4 reviews. Epicor ERP is rated 7.0, while SAP Business ByDesign 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 SAP Business ByDesign writes "Useful dashboards, beneficial module integration, and helpful support". Epicor ERP is most compared with SAP Business One, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle ERP Cloud, SAP S4HANA and Infor LN, whereas SAP Business ByDesign is most compared with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, NetSuite ERP, SAP S4HANA, Acumatica and SYSPRO.

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