Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

A buyers' guide to ERP solutions

To understand how an ERP solution can transform your business you need to take a step back and think about all of the various processes that are essential to running a business. Whether you’re looking for your first ERP system or looking to upgrade from an existing system, every decision you make is important. The evaluation, selection and implementation processes should be seen as long-term strategic decisions, with the potential to cause major ramifications for the future of your business.

But, as the market becomes increasingly saturated with different vendors all claiming their solution is the best, how can you be sure which one is right for your business?

IT Central Station has put together a new, independent report based on real users’ feedback of the top ERP solutions. The 32-page document includes an overview of the 10 best vendors alongside a summary of the top ERP solutions offered by these companies.


Rating the top ERP solutions

IT Central Station outlined an initial 28 solution providers in their vendor directory but selected 10 enterprise level ERP solutions to include in this buyer’s guide. Those vendors are Oracle, SAP, Microsoft and IFS.

The criteria used to evaluate the solutions consists of product reviews, ratings and comparisons to other solution providers. Each offering included in the report is accompanied by a sample of its customers, its top comparisons and some also have a breakdown of the industries and company size the majority of their reviewers originate from listed.

All the reviews included in the report have been posted in the 24 months prior to publication and are from real, authenticated users. These reviews are comprised from a selection of four key topic areas to ensure readers get an unbiased overview of each offering. These topic areas consist of the most valuable features of the solution, the improvements it made to the users’ organization, how the solution could be improved upon to and where relevant, its pricing, set up cost and licensing fee.


Based on tens of thousands of comparisons and dozens of bespoke reviews this short report offers unbiased feedback on the most widely used ERP solutions the marketplace today.



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