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NAV vs SAP Business One

To help with your decision making around your new ERP system we have created a comparison table so you can see at a glance if Microsoft Dynamics Navision is right for your business.

Microsoft Dynamics Navision
SAP Business One

Latest Version

2018

Latest Version

9.2

Price Range

£2,959

Price Range

£5,000

Licensing

Perpetual/Subscription

Licensing

Perpetual/Subscription

User Types

Concurrent Full Users/Limited Users

Concurrent users allows for more employees access at a lower price

User Types

Named Users & Limited CRM Users

SAP alternatives are role-limited whereas NAV allows read access across whole system

Add Ons

750+ Vertical add on solutions available. All available very easily direct from Microsoft

Add ons

Vertical 'out of the box' capabilities

Relies on partnerships to fill both horizontal and vertical function gaps

Reporting

JET Reports

BI Reporting

Reporting

Crystal Reports

SAP HANA

Flexibility

NAV is an ideal choice for fast growing small and midsize businesses and also subsidiaries or divisions of larger enterprises

Flexibility

SAP is ideal for fast growing small and midsize companies with a drive to optimise business performance

Client Base & Experience

More than 117,000 companies of all sizes and industries

Over 20+ years' experience

Client Base & Experience

Working with 50,000 companies


Business One is a new solution and market for SAP which they acquired in 2002

Rapid Implementation Methodology

Advantage has developed Quick Start Dynamics NAV for rapid implementation. A basic system can implemented in as little as six days

Rapid Implementation Methodology

The Rapid Implementation methodology sets standards across all SAP solutions

Localisation

52 Localisations
44 Languages

Localisation

40 Localisations
20 Languages

Maturity

Navision first released in 1983
Microsoft bought Navision in 2002

Maturity

Top Manage first released in 1996
SAP bought Top Manager in 2002

Life Cycle & Support

Mainstream Support: 5 years after release

Life Cycle & Support

4 years per release

User Range

5-750 Users

User Range

25-900 Users

Multi Site

Yes

Multi Site

Yes

Multi National

40+ Countries

Multi National

Yes

Architecture

.NET

Architecture

SOA

Database

MS SQL Server

Database

MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM BD2, Oracle

Server OS

Compatible with all Operating Systems

Server OS

MAC OS, Linus, Windows, Unix, Novell Netware

Mobile 

Yes

Mobile 

Yes

SaaS Platform

Azure

SaaS Platform

SAP HANA

Office Suite Application

Office 365

Office Suite Application

No

Messaging/Social Media

Outlook/Yammer

Messaging/Social Media

IM with SAP Business One

CRM

Basic CRM functionality within NAV, plus seamless integration with Microsoft CRM

CRM

Basic CRM with in SAP Busi

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