Infor M3 vs Infor System21 comparison

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  • "There is a yearly licensing cost. The price is based on the modules you need. There are several modules, such as HR module, accounting module, sales module, scheduling module, etc., and the price will vary depending on the number of modules you choose. The customers always say that it's very expensive. It can cost a lot of money if your organization is huge. It's not implemented in a lot of organizations in my country because it's too expensive."
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    Top Answer:Infor M3 is a solid ERP, I worked with it prior to the Lawson/Infor merger. Very strong in process manufacturing with a good history in Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, and other verticals. S3 is used… more »
    Top Answer:It's very stable, and it handles all types of industrial and manufacturing businesses in very good ways. I've found it to be easy.
    Top Answer:Infor should create one product to handle the whole business. At present, they make ERP systems for each type of business, and then sell additional features. I would like to have one system handing… more »
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    Also Known As
    Infor Lawson M3, Lawson M3
    System21, Infor ERP System21, ERP System21
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    Infor M3 offers ultimate flexibility in operations, technology, and scale. As a multi-site, multi-country, and multi-company solution, M3 empowers your organization to adapt to changing business needs. It provides flexibility in managing mixed-mode and complex environments, with the agility to make quick adjustments at any time. Written in Java, M3 also gives you platform independence and choice.

    With Infor System21 and the IBM System i platform, you can optimize every aspect of your complex mixed-mode or distribution business. Infor System21 helps apparel, food and beverage, automotive, electronics, industrial equipment, and general manufacturing and distribution companies:
    • Improve profits and reduce margin pressures.
    • Manage highly customized products.
    • Address the challenges of manufacturing and sourcing in low-cost countries.
    • Manage a complex supply chain to increase efficiency and reduce risk.
    • Achieve a low total cost of ownership.
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    Sample Customers
    Grosfillex, High Five Sportswear, L_derach, OTK Group, PHS Group, Propper International, Red Wing Shoe Company, Reynolds Catering Supplies, Saudi Diesel, Sheetz, Zeppelin, Zodiac Aerospace
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    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Educational Organization5%
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    Company Size
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise58%
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    Infor M3 is ranked 10th in ERP with 4 reviews while Infor System21 is ranked 34th in ERP. Infor M3 is rated 8.2, while Infor System21 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Infor M3 writes "It is easy to use, and it shows good information on each screen". On the other hand, Infor M3 is most compared with SAP ERP, Infor LN, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, SAP S/4HANA and Oracle E-Business Suite, whereas Infor System21 is most compared with SAP ERP, Infor LN, SAP Business One and Technology Group International Enterprise 21.

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