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"Dynamics AX provides a lot of functionality.""Support is really good.""If anyone is familiar with Microsoft products then they can handle it easily.""It is flexible and cost-effective.""There's a moderate amount of scalability available.""The most valuable features of Microsoft Dynamics AX are field services and the vendor collaboration portal. Both of the features are very good.""The relation between CRM and Sales, that's the main strength of this ERP.""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."

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"I find the most valuable feature for the solution to be the company is always evolving by making the product better with continual updates.""The main component is Oracle Financial. It is one of the most comprehensive financial solutions available on the market.""Oracle ERP Cloud is a stable solution.""ERP Cloud's most valuable features are general ledger, accounting, expense management, and procurement. These four functions are crucial.""The solution is scalable and very stable. You don't need to worry about the underpinning infrastructure."

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"This solution could be improved with more expert resources and an easier implementation process.""Microsoft Dynamics AX can improve by having a more modern user interface. It should be more modular and dynamic. Additionally, the solution could be easier to connect with APIs with other technologies.""There is also slowness in database backup.""The product takes some training to get up to speed on all functionality and modules in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 ERP system.""It is being decommissioned.""They should include some modules related to solving customer problems or resolving support tickets from our customers — like a help desk for ERPs.""Microsoft needs more presence in our region to help with management and maintenance.""At times there are issues related to reporting, sometimes with the integration between two or three modules, and sometimes to the logic itself."

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"The initial setup can be somewhat complex.""The solution's new analytics information, dashboard, and flexibility of reporting could be improved.""Technical support is good, however, sometimes we do need to wait for an answer.""The interface could be improved in future releases.""The main thing Cloud ERP could improve is usability. However, it's not just an issue with Oracle. Most ERP solutions are not very user-friendly, so I think that could be the key improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "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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  • "The solution is expensive and there are some services that are extra costs."
  • "For an ERP Cloud, the pricing is relatively high."
  • "We have an annual license with Oracle, however if we need additional features we do pay for them."
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    Questions from the Community
    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 »
    Top Answer:Oracle ERP Cloud is a stable solution.
    Top Answer:We have an annual license with Oracle, however, if we need additional features we do pay for them.
    Top Answer:Oracle ERP Cloud could improve the payment transfer. In Libya, the local pay is on the cloud, only there one can see the payroll, so it is very important for us to have a payroll model added.
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    Also Known As
    Dynamics AX, Axapta, MS Dynamics AX
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    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.

    Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud offers a complete, innovative, and proven solution for organizations of all sizes. Oracle ERP Cloud is a comprehensive solution on a single cloud platform that includes built-in industry standards and modern best practices. Designed with scalability in mind, Oracle ERP Cloud manages core business areas including:

    • Accounting
    • Financial planning and analysis
    • Financial close
    • Revenue recognition
    • Risk management
    • Compliance and governance
    • Procurement
    • Project planning and execution
    • Inventory and supply chain
    • Product lifecycle

    ERP software is the backbone of many organizations and Oracle offers a modern, connected approach combined with the ease and flexibility of the cloud. Oracle ERP Cloud delivers the functionality, analytics, security, mobile capabilities, and social collaboration tools needed to run a business today.

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    Sample Customers
    ConQuaestor, D & H Distributing, Sunny Queen, Mesa Associates, Britax Childcare, Ibema, Arafa, Sabo S.p.A.
    Grupo Aeromexico SAB de CV, Australian Finance Group Ltd., Shelf Drilling Ltd., Boise State University, The Rancon Group, Arin Innovation, PROMATIS software GmbH, KBBO, Delaware Life Insurance, Worthington Industries, Solairus Aviation
    Top Industries
    Manufacturing Company39%
    Real Estate/Law Firm11%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
    Energy/Utilities Company29%
    Engineering Company14%
    Venture Capital & Private Equity Firm14%
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    Educational Organization4%
    Company Size
    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise29%
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise57%
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise45%
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise70%
    Buyer's Guide
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and others in ERP. Updated: May 2022.
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    Microsoft Dynamics AX is ranked 8th in ERP with 19 reviews while Oracle ERP Cloud is ranked 3rd in Cloud ERP with 5 reviews. Microsoft Dynamics AX is rated 7.6, while Oracle ERP Cloud is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Microsoft Dynamics AX writes "Provides a lot of functionality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle ERP Cloud writes "A good cloud that scales well but can be expensive". Microsoft Dynamics AX is most compared with SAP ERP, SAP S4HANA, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Oracle E-Business Suite and IFS Applications, whereas Oracle ERP Cloud is most compared with PeopleSoft, SAP S4HANA, NetSuite ERP, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Infor LN.

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