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Pros
"Infor LX's most valuable feature is that it's very interactive.""The most valuable features are the exit points that enable integration with external software."

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"The installation is extremely simple, and I have had no problems with it.""The most valuable features of Microsoft Dynamics AX are ease of use and performance.""Dynamics AX provides a lot of functionality.""Support is really good.""One of the valuable features of the solution is how easy it is to use.""It is easy to use, and it has a great UI. It has very well-structured modules. In terms of setup and configuration, they're logically placed, which makes it easy for any user to pick up information and learn more about the system, rather than just be plain key users of that business operating system.""It is flexible and cost-effective.""It was an okay solution when we delivered hardware and we had to do maintenance."

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Cons
"The connectors, performance, and knowledgebase availability can be improved.""Infor's support side is not that good, and they seem to be focusing on other products above LX."

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"At times there are issues related to reporting, sometimes with the integration between two or three modules, and sometimes to the logic itself.""There are so many errors.""Microsoft Dynamics AX could be improved by having more features available. We are going to 365 now, to use all the modules, because we found that there weren't many new things we were able to develop with AX. There were a lot of things that weren't available, so we are moving and integrating other things. The customization of upgrades should also be faster. We would also like to see more security features.""Microsoft Dynamics AX can improve system performance and security. The security is basic and needs a lot of improvement.""The integration could improve for the future.""They should include some modules related to solving customer problems or resolving support tickets from our customers — like a help desk for ERPs.""This solution could be improved with more expert resources and an easier implementation process.""The product is standardised across industries so it is not a good fit for all types of sectors."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Infor LX is not cheap but much cheaper compared to SAP HANA."
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  • "The pricing is expensive."
  • "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."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Infor LX's most valuable feature is that it's very interactive.
    Top Answer:Infor's support side is not that good, and they seem to be focusing on other products above LX. They could also make LX easier to use, like a flexible plug-and-play type of thing.
    Top Answer:Infor LX is primarily used for manufacturing.
    Top Answer:The product takes some training to get up to speed on all functionality and modules in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 ERP system. Some users complain that the interface is not very user-friendly. An… more »
    Top Answer:Microsoft Dynamics AX 2021 is an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning system, that you can use for everything that a business requires to operate. It includes modules for manufacturing and… more »
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    6.5
    8th
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    Also Known As
    Infor ERP LX, ERP LX
    Dynamics AX, Axapta, MS Dynamics AX
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    Overview
    Infor LX is a comprehensive process manufacturing system that covers various manufacturing methods, including made to stock, made to order, configure to order, assemble to order, batch, repetitive, flow, and Lean manufacturing. A wide range of industries—including consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, life sciences, medical devices, chemicals, automotive, and general manufacturing—trust Infor LX to improve performance and profit margins at a lower total cost than comparable solutions.
    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.
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    Sample Customers
    Shaklee Corporation, Clover Dairy, Cremer, Group Dekko
    ConQuaestor, D & H Distributing, Sunny Queen, Mesa Associates, Britax Childcare, Ibema, Arafa, Sabo S.p.A.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Healthcare Company6%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company39%
    Real Estate/Law Firm11%
    Retailer11%
    Computer Software Company11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise68%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise29%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise57%
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    Infor LX is ranked 23rd in ERP with 2 reviews while Microsoft Dynamics AX is ranked 8th in ERP with 19 reviews. Infor LX is rated 6.6, while Microsoft Dynamics AX is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Infor LX writes "Highly interactive but technical support isn't good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Dynamics AX writes "Provides a lot of functionality". Infor LX is most compared with SAP ERP, Infor LN, Infor M3, SAP S4HANA and SAP S/4HANA Cloud, whereas Microsoft Dynamics AX is most compared with SAP ERP, SAP S4HANA, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle E-Business Suite.

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