Acumatica vs. Netsuite: An ERP Showdown

Posted on: April 15, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Acumatica

When it comes to choosing any new ERP software, it's important to do your research. This software is going to be with your company for a while, and there is nothing worse than investing your time and money into a system that doesn't work for you. The Cloud ERP market is a competitive one and it’s important for buyers to be informed. We've pulled together some of the biggest questions to ask when deciding between two very similar products. Acumatica Cloud ERP and on premise software systems and NetSuite's cloud software are two of the biggest competitors on the market. Stay informed, and check out our NetSuite and Acumatica ERP Software Showdown to help you make the best informed decision for your company.

1. Customization in Acumatica vs. Netsuite

Acumatica puts the user first with it's dynamic customizable capabilities. Simplified functions like creating new buttons for specific workflows are easy to update. They also have published API and SDK as well as a strong VAR channel to help change your software to fit your specific needs.

Netsuite provides an easy to use. Single multi—tenant ERP System to accommodate many common business practices. If you are just starting out, or your company doesn't have any unique processes, then Netsuite may be a good fit. However if customization is needed, it can be costly to update.


2. Upgrades in Acumatica vs. Netsuite

Acumatica gives its users the option and ability to upgrade their ERP software in the Cloud or on premise whenever is most convenient to them. That Way, you Can be sure your company will be fully prepared for

the change.

NetSuite's software upgrade cycle is a little more rigid in the dense

that users are bound to Netsuite's upgrade cycle. Although they cannot accommodate the interests Of all users in a multi-tenant environment, if you prefer structure and not having to plan out your own upgrade schedule this may be a good fit.

 

3. On Premise or in the Cloud: Acumatica vs. Netsuite

Available both on premise and in the cloud, Acumatica is able to support mobility and internal growth with ease. It is easy to switch between the two or upgrade your ERP/CRM software when need be.

NetSuite operates solely in the cloud making them a great mobile option. However If you were to chose to move to an on-premise solution due to internal growth, you would have to do a full migration to

accommodate those needs.

 

4. Limited Internal users? Acumatica vs. Netsuite

Acumatica doesn't charge its customers for the number of users that they have in their system. Instead they quote fair pricing based on just how much you use your software. Let the whole company collaborate without limiting logins.

NetSuite charges its customers on a user based model. Each CRM/ERP option gives businesses a full user and limited access users. The price then increases at a set rate for each additional user added to the system.


The battle between Acumaitca and Netsuite's ERP software is one that consumers will be comparing for years to come. The decision is entirely customer based, and we are here to help you find your best fit.


Want to learn more about how an ERP software like Acumatica could benefit your business? Reach out to us here at Logan Consulting to schedule a demo or consultation.



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