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JDE E1 Technical - Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
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Offers a variety of features, easy to use and understand, reasonably priced, and has responsive technical support.
Pros and Cons
  • "The 1V reporting is straightforward and simple to use. Creating 1V reports does not require any technical knowledge."
  • "The implementation procedure could be simplified."

What is our primary use case?

My role for this product, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, is as a technical developer. I use almost all of the technical tools, including JDeveloper, which is a tool that we use for development, specifically web services development using Java programming. At the moment, JDeveloper is a product within Oracle that is integrated with our JD Edwards EnterpriseOne product for developing business services.

We all use JD Edwards EnterpriseOnes' core technical products, including the Universal Batch Engine, which we use for report development. Another tool is used for interactive application development.

And the name-giving tools and business functions that we create based on the needs. So those are the types of business functions that we create with JD name-giving tool programming, and you can see the functions that we use in C+, C++ for Java, and JD Edwards name-giving tool programming languages. When it comes to databases, I have experience in both executing and writing SQL.

What is most valuable?

I like all of the progress Oracle has made with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. They have introduced a new tool, Orchestrator, in the most recent version or the most recent separated version of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. It is a replica or a replacement for the development of business services, in my opinion. We use the Orchestrator tool to develop the orchestration processes, which we then use for data migration from the Legacy system to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, and vice versa if you're using that tool.

I like the terminologist, which I would say is a must-have feature that was missing when I was using OneWorld. Prior to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, there was OneWorld, and there were no requesting tokens, holding tokens, or resuming the object for myself. Unless I give them permission, no one else can check it out and start working on it to write code. As a result, that is an enhancement to the OneWorld in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

I have worked with various types of objects. I have worked with almost all types of objects. I was given an excellent opportunity to work on a wide range of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne objects.

The 1V reporting is straightforward and simple to use. Creating 1V reports does not require any technical knowledge. This is quite interesting, and I know how to work on it; it is not a part of improvement, and I am aware of it. Aside from that, I haven't worked on any JD Edwards EnterpriseOne E1 pages.

I'm really looking forward to some opportunities to get some work done on it so that I can learn JD Edwards EnterpriseOne E1 pages and gain some experience.

They have all of the good models, such as finance, supply chain, recruitment, HRMS, accounts receivable, and payable.

Despite the fact that it is an old technology, we still have good projects and good work. It's an excellent technological product that any client should consider.

What needs improvement?

Oracle has introduced Orchestrator as a new technical tool in the most recent upgraded version.

I didn't get much experience working on this Orchestrator, but I did watch some tutorials and do some exercises on my own. And, to be honest, I don't have such an environment for orchestration development. That is something I need to look into, study, and have peace of mind about. Aside from that, there are some technical tools introduced by Oracle that I have not worked on. I have a lot of 1V reporting. 1V reporting is a type of interactive reporting tool that Oracle has introduced in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

In a nutshell, Orchestrator is the primary technical tool on which I would like to focus my efforts.

The tools we use for data transformation from Legacy to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne are inbound and outbound from JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Most of us as technical people believe that the suite processors or EDI processors introduced by JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle are more reliable when compared to the most advanced tools for business development orchestration, such as JDeveloper. Because the objective of using it is the same, it's for data transformation.

We believe that the older features or tools provided by Oracle are more reliable than the new ones. If you ask me, I would prefer to stick with the older tools that we use for data transformation because they are more reliable.

The implementation phase is critical. If that is done correctly, it will be a 10 out of 10.
That is a very important part, as it is the first stage when you buy this product. If the product has been successfully implemented, you will receive a score of 10 out of 10. The implementation procedure could be simplified. Then there's customization, product customization, as well as customization for your business environment. That can be counted separately, not all at once.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for more than ten years.

We are using the latest version.

We have not deployed it using the cloud, because the project that I have been working with does not yet use the cloud.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is a stable, and reliable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

My current project is a US project, and I can tell you that we have a team of about 250 people. 250 people, but not all of them in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. We have nearly 50 people in different teams at JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

There are many more in this project. I'm not sure if there are any other projects that are using this product. But there are several projects, but I'm only going to tell you about my current project.

JD EnterpriseOne's product is simple to use and understand. When it comes to ERP technology, there are many models, all of them, that have been widely used in the United States, first and foremost, and it is developed are with the needs of the US clients in mind.

How are customer service and support?

Oracle does offer technical support. They do provide technical assistance. Oracle is a company that offers technical support.

We do obtain licenses from Oracle. For example, I work for a client who provides us with access to Oracle support and licenses. And whenever we get stuck somewhere, whether it's a problem with a JD Edwards EnterpriseOne product, a technical problem, a functional problem, or anything else, we just write a query on the Oracle support portal. There is an Oracle support portal where we can submit our questions, and they respond within two to three working days.

We've been writing them, our queries, directly to Oracle support, and they do respond, and they respond as quickly as they can.

How was the initial setup?

I was not involved in the deployment process. I do work on product development. I'm the head of JDeveloper.

Deployment of the product is handled by a different department known as the CNC department. CNC consultants are more aware of it. 

We have separate teams, for the product deployment. 

There are some maintenance activities that our CNC team has been doing for a long time. I'll give you an example, of maintenance activities. The client may be using a specific product version, and there may be some ESUs or stars, which we, or a CNC consultant, may apply to that product upon function approval.

Those ESUs will sort when there is consolidation or when there is a package that includes some of the additional functionality for any particular object that is not present in the version that the client has been using. In that case, we identify the ESUs and stars to which we must apply in specific objects. Accordingly, we accept those functions and approvals. We, as technical personnel, reviewed them, the code that ESU and the stars requested, and upon function approval, the CMC consultants applied on those objects, the list of objects wherever it is required. This is the type of maintenance that CNC workers perform on a regular basis.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

In terms of price, it is not on the high end. When compared to the SAP product, it is significantly less expensive.

If you buy the product and then get support from Oracle directly, they will charge you.

It is conditional. If you buy some additional licenses from them to use products, I believe they will give you access to that when you buy a product. That is present, of course, but if you require something additional from them, an addition to the product, there are some sub-products there you will require in the future, so they will charge for that or any valid services for some years or some time period, but those charges are also very minimal.

What other advice do I have?

Oracle is my company's partner, and JD is an Oracle product. It's a partner to my company, and it's a client partner, but they have a license to a product version, and they also have Oracle support. There is an Oracle support portal; we ask a question, the client asks a question, and the client asks another question. We have had discussions with Oracle about this product. If you purchase this product, you will receive Oracle support for the initial days.

When you buy JD Edwards products, the first step that you will need is JD Edwards implementation. For each model that you purchase, you will require the services of some functional experts. When you purchase it as a product, you will be purchasing some models from them. You will require a financial model as well as supply chain models. For each model, you will undoubtedly require supply chain, finance, and consulting. They will be responsible for the product's implementation.

I would definitely recommend this solution because I have had a great experience working with this product as a developer.

I would rate JD Edwards EnterpriseOne an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Deputy Chief Operating Officer at a energy/utilities company with 201-500 employees
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Flexible and has competitive licensing costs, but its design needs to be optimized based on usage patterns and the response time from the support team could be faster
Pros and Cons
  • "What we like about Oracle E-Business Suite is that we didn't find any issues with it. In the Indian market, the subscription solutions aren't that suitable, even in terms of the complexity of the regulations, taxes, etc., so that's why we had to go for an on-premise solution that's hosted on the cloud, and we're happy with Oracle E-Business Suite. We also like that Oracle E-Business Suite is quite flexible, and we've also built some bolt-ons and they're working fine."
  • "Oracle E-Business Suite is a bit outdated because it's been developed more than ten years ago, and this is an area for improvement. My team is still getting used to the solution, so there could still be some features that have not been enabled or features my team isn't aware of yet. There have been issues with the Treasury module of Oracle E-Business Suite, so this is another area for improvement. My company hasn't decided yet on whether to implement the Treasury module or just go with another solution. Another room for improvement in Oracle E-Business Suite is the design, as it needs to be optimized based on usage patterns. What I'd like added in the next release of Oracle E-Business Suite is the time attribute. The solution still has dashboards being rolled out, so the time attribute could already be there or is still in the process of implementation. I also didn't find much use for the Projects module based on my company's requirements. The integration of Oracle E-Business Suite with the rest of the Oracle tools isn't very tight as well, but it could be because of customizations here in India, where the integrations work seamlessly everywhere, except in India. You'll find gaps because of customizations in India which are very, very irritating. For example, if a procurement is moving in the system then all the data has to move from one module to the other, but in the Oracle E-Business Suite Procurement module, you'll notice breaks or gaps that require you to manually transfer that data, so I'd like this improved in the next release of the solution."

What is our primary use case?

We're using Oracle E-Business Suite as the complete ERP solution for the company.

How has it helped my organization?

As we've recently gone live with Oracle E-Business Suite, we won't be able to say what has improved, but we used to have a lot of manual processes before switching to Oracle E-Business Suite. Now, pretty much, we've done complete end-to-end automation, so there will be savings in terms of automating manual processes, but we haven't quantified that for now.

What is most valuable?

What we like about Oracle E-Business Suite is that we didn't find any issues with it. In the Indian market, the subscription solutions aren't that suitable, even in terms of the complexity of the regulations, taxes, etc., so that's why we had to go for an on-premise solution that's hosted on the cloud, and we're happy with Oracle E-Business Suite.

We also like that Oracle E-Business Suite is quite flexible, and we've also built some bolt-ons and they're working fine.

What needs improvement?

Oracle E-Business Suite is a bit outdated because it's been developed more than ten years ago, and this is an area for improvement.

My team is still getting used to the solution, so there could still be some features that have not been enabled or features my team isn't aware of yet.

There have been issues with the Treasury module of Oracle E-Business Suite, so this is another area for improvement. My company hasn't decided yet on whether to implement the Treasury module or just go with another solution.

Another room for improvement in Oracle E-Business Suite is the design, as it needs to be optimized based on usage patterns.

What I'd like added in the next release of Oracle E-Business Suite is the time attribute. The solution still has dashboards being rolled out, so the time attribute could already be there or is still in the process of implementation.

I also didn't find much use for the Projects module based on my company's requirements.

The integration of Oracle E-Business Suite with the rest of the Oracle tools isn't very tight as well, but it could be because of customizations here in India, where the integrations work seamlessly everywhere, except in India. You'll find gaps because of customizations in India which are very, very irritating. For example, if a procurement is moving in the system then all the data has to move from one module to the other, but in the Oracle E-Business Suite Procurement module, you'll notice breaks or gaps that require you to manually transfer that data, so I'd like this improved in the next release of the solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

We just went live with Oracle E-Business Suite a few months back.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We're still optimizing the cloud infrastructure, connectivity, etc., so currently, we've seen no stability issues with Oracle E-Business Suite.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We still haven't reached that stage of needing to scale up Oracle E-Business Suite, but its scalability seems to be smooth.

How are customer service and support?

My team had a lot of questions for the Oracle E-Business Suite support team. During the go-live stage, support was very, very responsive, but right now, the team isn't that responsive, so I'm rating the support team seven out of ten. The response time needs to be improved nowadays.

How would you rate customer service and support?

Neutral

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

My company previously used a different tool, and the reason for the switch to Oracle E-Business Suite is that the instance shifted from Hong Kong to India, so it was a greenfield implementation. The pricing was good. Licensing was also good. The offering which included cloud services was also attractive because Oracle became a one-stop service provider with Oracle E-Business Suite combined with Oracle Cloud. The integration of various packages also seemed to be okay.

SAP, on the other hand, was facing a lot of issues in terms of Ariba Integration with S/4HANA, and it was a mash-up of on-premise products and subscription-based products, while most of the Oracle modules were on-premise solutions and tightly integrated, so that has been helpful.

How was the initial setup?

Setting up Oracle E-Business Suite wasn't complex, but there was a huge need for skilled manpower to implement it because of the huge demand for ERP resources in the market, so that has been a big challenge. Whether it's Oracle or SAP S/4HANA, getting good resources to stick to a project and implement it has become a challenge.

The deployment of Oracle E-Business Suite took one year.

What about the implementation team?

We used a third-party to implement Oracle E-Business Suite.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The licensing cost of Oracle E-Business Suite is quite competitive. It's quite flexible, so it can be adapted to the requirements of my company. For confidentiality purposes, I'm unable to disclose how much Oracle E-Business Suite costs, but I'm rating its cost as eight out of ten.

What other advice do I have?

I'm using the latest version of Oracle E-Business Suite.

Around seven hundred people use Oracle E-Business Suite within my company. The solution doesn't require a lot of maintenance, but its maintenance has been outsourced to a third-party.

I'm not an Oracle E-Business Suite expert, and everyone has specific requirements, but what I would tell others who want to start using the solution is that it would be ideal if the user can switch to a subscription-based product because the implementation becomes faster and the user experience is much better. Unfortunately, in India, it's so complicated in terms of processes and procedures, so mostly the market fights over on-premise solutions which is not the trend globally, and it's an issue here in India.

My rating for Oracle E-Business Suite is seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Microsoft Dynamics Specialist at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
Very easy to scale and the new pricing model is a lot cheaper
Pros and Cons
  • "All of the features are valuable, depending on where you implement them. I've done implementations in 60 countries, across 86 different companies and groups, and each company has a different reason for why they want to use it. Every single feature that I've implemented has been successful, and for some companies, where they didn't use the functionality, they have moved to external products or they've integrated into other applications."
  • "Microsoft Dynamics NAV could be improved in terms of exporting income statements and balance sheets. Currently, there is a feature, but you can only have the last three years. I spent some time trying to improve the KPI portion that exports the data, that already calculates the sub forms or subtotals, but they weren't able to break that up into different dimensions. They've now managed to crowd the separate table and you can export that, but it's only for the last three years. So, they could improve this solution by getting the chart of accounts or the account schedules to be exported, where you can go further than just three years with it."

What is our primary use case?

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is used for sales, purchasing inventory, manufacturing, advancing fixed assets, document integration, and now there is also a service module. This solution is now called Business Central, but it's the same product. 

I have implemented Microsoft Dynamics both on cloud and on-premises, but the company I work for now has it deployed on-premises.  

What is most valuable?

All of the features are valuable, depending on where you implement them. I've done implementations in 60 countries, across 86 different companies and groups, and each company has a different reason for why they want to use it. Every single feature that I've implemented has been successful, and for some companies, where they didn't use the functionality, they have moved to external products or they've integrated into other applications. 

What needs improvement?

Microsoft Dynamics NAV could be improved in terms of exporting income statements and balance sheets. Currently, there is a feature, but you can only have the last three years. I spent some time trying to improve the KPI portion that exports the data, that already calculates the sub forms or subtotals, but they weren't able to break that up into different dimensions. They've now managed to crowd the separate table and you can export that, but it's only for the last three years. So, they could improve this solution by getting the chart of accounts or the account schedules to be exported, where you can go further than just three years with it. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this product for 21 years. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I'd say Microsoft Dynamics NAV is stable. 

The SQL portion does require some maintenance. From an operational perspective, you do need to do some housekeeping to keep it up to date. In terms of maintenance, the only maintenance that you really need, from a consultant perspective, is if you want to upgrade to a new version or if you want to implement new features from the new cumulative update. But it's not really regarded as maintenance—it's more of an upgrade. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is very easy to scale, as long as you understand the limitations of the product. There is a bit of a problem if too many people try and pro-post simultaneously to the general ledger. You do get locked out sometimes. So, you have to look at the size of the company—and you can add as many companies as you want—but when you go over 250 users, you have to start looking at a larger product. It's significantly scalable, but there is a limit to how many users per company you should have before you start getting performance issues. 

I specialize in the manufacturing companies, but I've implemented this solution for companies of all sizes. 

How are customer service and support?

I think that Microsoft's technical support is extremely good, but that's just because I used to deal directly with the development team at Microsoft and I used to present at events. From my experience, it's very good. There have been some instances where they didn't get it right, but the majority of the time—I'd say 99% of the time—they give good advice. 

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

From a business intelligence perspective, I have connected or created cubes or analytics services from multiple databases, anything from SAP, Pascal, JD Edwards, Oracle, Cognos, Executive Viewer. For ERP, I'm only working with Dynamics NAV and Business Central. 

How was the initial setup?

I'm regarded as an expert, so the initial setup was easy because I've worked with it for so long and I've done so many implementations. Past partners still use me as a resource that they can lean on if they have any issues with their solutions. For me, I think the product is quite easy, but that is purely because of the experience and knowledge that I have about the product. 

What about the implementation team?

I have implemented this solution myself. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The cost is one of the benefits. If you don't want to go for the full-blown finance and operations, the pricing model is a lot cheaper and has now switched to being based on a per-user subscription. So, if it's on cloud, you now have an expense instead of a large CapEx. If it's on-prem, you obviously still have to continue with the licensing model that they have, but if you compare the features and functionality, in terms of the price that you pay, I find it's better than other products. 

My answer on the pricing would be slightly different, depending on the country you're in and the return on investment, based on the size of the company. It's well-priced internationally. I think the new model is priced even better because it's now subscription-based and, if you go for cloud, the return on investment is a lot quicker and if it's expense, you can cap it. If you do take the on-prem version, the licensing is still priced as what it used to be, so that would depend on what country you are in. 

What other advice do I have?

My rating is biased because I'm a Microsoft resource, but I rate this solution a 10 out of 10. 

To those looking into implementing this solution, I would first advise you to do your research. Make sure that the product does what you want it to do. You also need to understand the limitations of the product. If you want a payroll system, it's not a payroll system. You need to know these kinds of things. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Director at ApON India
Real User
Simple to use functions, intuitive interface, and efficient database
Pros and Cons
  • "I have been using SAP for more than 13 years and the new SAP S4HANA was not only a simple upgrade, they have made a lot of improvements. They have simplified a lot of the functions, the all-new interface gives users a better experience. The database itself is quite efficient in nature and it provides effective data queries. It is a good upgrade from the previous version of SAP R/3."
  • "It is simple to implement SAP S4HANA. If you are already in this type of environment, then the transition is not very complex. However, if you do not then it can be difficult."

What is our primary use case?

SAP S4HANA is used as an enterprise resource planning solution.

What is most valuable?

I have been using SAP for more than 13 years and the new SAP S4HANA was not only a simple upgrade, they have made a lot of improvements. They have simplified a lot of the functions, the all-new interface gives users a better experience. The database itself is quite efficient in nature and it provides effective data queries. It is a good upgrade from the previous version of SAP R/3.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used SAP S4HANA for approximately two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is stable. The application runs on hardware and if you are using cloud architecture it is stable. However, there are too many factors to clearly say this solution is stable because it depends on the environment. For example, where are you hosting the solution and how are you accessing it can impact the stability. If one of these many factors is not suitable then the solution as a whole could be determined to be unstable. 

How was the initial setup?

It is simple to implement SAP S4HANA. If you are already in this type of environment, then the transition is not very complex. However, if you do not then it can be difficult.

It does not matter what ERP you are using, whether it is Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, or others, and even locally made or customized solutions, it is always the change management that takes all the effort. It is never technology that comes in between as the bottleneck because whatever technology you choose, configure, design architect, it does the job. The issue is the mindset of people, how to change people, how to train them, how do you make them efficient, how they will become more fluent and adapt to this change? That is the challenge, it is never technology that falls in place as a bottleneck.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have evaluated Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, and other solutions.

What other advice do I have?

When trying to improve, you either implement something new and then try to improve your internal process, or there is a change in business, market, product, or scenario altogether, or maybe a merger equation that you need something which is not there. It is always a gap between the demand and supply and that is the reason the flow happens. Otherwise, if everything is saturated, then it becomes fully stable, there is no need for any movement or change anywhere. 

There has been a lot of changes in businesses recently with COVID, the entire way we do business has changed from the way we used to do business earlier. For example, in a manufacturing company, they could have had everything configured in a certain way, and then suddenly no one was able to attend the offices or building. This pandemic has placed a lot of restrictions and yet you have to manage everything, such as productivity, people, and their time. There have been tremendous changes over the past year and a half. If you look at any supply chain or any transport company, there is a change in requirements, reporting, monitoring, and objective analysis of each and every function. It is a process that is going on that will transform the industry, the outlook, the way of we are going to be working with people. Operations are shifting from a physical presence to remote working and virtually managing. Time, demand, and businesses keep changing, and then the software and different upgrades, functionality, will change too.

I am completely agnostic to any particular solution or vendor. My advice is if you choose SAP, Microsoft, Oracle, or another solution, all of them are equally good. They can be configured and can be customized. There is never a one size fits all solution, you will have to find what solution fits your particular business and use case. One solution might be the best for one type of use case but not work well in another. 

I rate SAP S4HANA an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
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Managing Director at a construction company with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 20
Holds data and traceable information
Pros and Cons
  • "So there are a lot of features included with the ERP system."
  • "SAP could improve the performance of the business alignment with other products."

What is our primary use case?

We use SAP Business One as a back-office role for information on products. We use SAP APIs to connect directly to our financial systems and in the cloud and for customers. It supports SMEs. We have between 10 or 20 clients using ERP.ERP is used for food resource management and vehicle car sales business. The ERP system allows control, tracking, and reporting via analysis reports. It is also useful for sales reports and historical reporting, in addition to current productivity reporting.

How has it helped my organization?

SAP holds more data and traceable information. Information on any issues is saved, and SAP can recreate errors on the NCP portal. Solutions to issues are also available. You can find SAP features on Android with Samsung phones.

What is most valuable?

Accounting is a good feature, hence why we use SAP Business One. We use a single application to handle and control our resources. We also leave it overnight to process our purchasing tasks. All this is held in one secure database. The system provides information on products sent out to the customer. The system holds data and AI voice data. It also includes accounting control. So there are a lot of features included with the ERP system. We support SAP as we have a lot of experience within the team.

What needs improvement?

SAP could improve the performance of the business alignment with other products.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have 10 years of experience with SAP Business One.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Overall, the ERP solutions are stable, but it is more complicated and is not always stable for some customers. It helps to understand the product so you can manage it.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

SAP is scalable, as the versions of HANA are constantly being updated. They are currently up to version 6.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is very good.

How was the initial setup?

Setup is okay generally, but not so easy with integrated products such as Microsoft 365.

What about the implementation team?

Implementation is often complicated on the manufacturing side, as it requires integrations with .net. It usually involves using highly skilled SAP consultancy. It is often difficult for the implementer to integrate add-ons and customization, which deviate from a standard installation. I often work with the implementor, and this helps my learning curve. It isn't easy to learn at the beginning. Sometimes, while the implementation occurs, people use Excel and other control documents as a workaround until the system is ready.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We compared the Microsoft solution with Oracle NetSuite, as they have a price decrease. It is, however, not that much cheaper, and the price is comparable to SAP.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have considered using an add-on to the pack using Oracle NetSuite. They don't have a simple method of using the console or for the implementer to create an add-on. They said it was difficult to communicate on the cloud. There were also some defects when they tried to control everything on their contact form. So it didn't work very well.

What other advice do I have?

It is simple for users to use, but we can design and understand how to customize the menus for technical staff. It takes a lot of experience to technically understand the environment, especially when you need to integrate other systems such as the HANA database. We need to have more Linux and freedom experience, but not as much as with Microsoft SQL Server. You also need network knowledge, which is something you can compare the HANA database to. 

I would rate SAP at about 8 out of 10.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Other
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