What is SAP Business One? ERP Software For Small Businesses

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What is SAP Business One? ERP Software For Small Businesses

What is SAP Business One? ERP Software For Small Businesses.

What is SAP Business One?

SAP Business One is a product created on the concept that one size fits one, meaning your business is unique and therefore needs a unique solution. It is a single, affordable solution that helps you manage your entire business. Gain greater control over your business or subsidiary, obtaining detailed insight with real-time information. Make better and more informed decisions using its personalized dashboards where you can visualize your cash flows, most profitable customers, sales pipelines and profit. Take advantage of its built-in KPI’s, report templates to create reports in seconds, and enterprise search which helps you find anything you need faster and easier. 

Features

For SAP Business One to reach its goal and make your business grow it offers you a variety of features that help you keep track of everything within your business. These are divided in the following modules:

  • Financial management
  • Sales and customer management
  • Purchasing and inventory control
  • Production planning
  • Business intelligence
  • Analytics and reporting

From taking control of your finances to creating a loyal customer base, SAP Business One has you covered with specialized tools within each feature throughout the platform. Empower your people to make smart decisions fast and reach your company’s goals.

Deployment Options

SAP Business One has two deployment options: On Premise or On the Cloud. Both are good, reliable options but have specific benefits, it depends on your enterprise’s needs to know which one suits you best. 

If you want this ERP to be in compliance with internal Data Security Policies, the on premise option is the one for you. It also gives you the ability to customize and extend your business process, and it has less dependency on an always-connected internet. The way it is priced is perpetual licensing, which has a higher cost upfront but offers a better long term TCO (Total Cost of Ownership).

However, if you prefer to have access to your enterprise’s information anywhere directly from your Web browser, the cloud option is for you. It has an easy and affordable deployment, with a licensing that is in subscription mode, allowing for operational expenditure flexibility and avoids capital expenditure. It is a secure option that doesn’t rely on in-house IT resources in order to maintain it.

How Much Does SAP Business One Cost?

As mentioned earlier, SAP Business One’s cost depends on the deployment installation your company requires. However, other factors can change the price, such as additional extensions that your enterprise might benefit from. The best way to know the exact amount is to contact us so you can tell us about your company’s needs and we can offer you a not obligatory budgetary quote.

What is the Web Client for SAP Business One?

What is the Web Client? 

The Web Client is a partner interface of SAP Business One, it is based on Business One’s design principles and encapsulates core processes as well as business logic. It was designed to be both a neutral platform and browser, allowing users access to the client through multiple channels. You can read and add information to the same company database you use inside SAP Business One.

The Web Client’s representation of tasks within SAP Business One is displayed in a collection of tiles that can be arranged, moved, and duplicated depending on individual preferences. Initially, the tiles are configured with eight predesigned groups: Home, CRM, Sales, Purchasing, Business Partners, Analytics, Extensions, and Useful Links. And the best part is you can even be logged inside the Web Client platform and SAP Business One in parallel.

How to Access the Web Client? 

You can access the Web Client in three ways. The first two are from within SAP Business One, you can either choose the Web Client option under the Administration module in the Main Menu, or you can click the Web Client Icon on the toolbar. 

The third option is to click the URL that your SAP Business One partner provided you with for launching the Web Client.

Remember that whenever you access the Web Client it should be on either Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari (if you’re accessing from your Mac and iPad).

Finally, with whichever option you chose to follow, there will be a login screen where you have to choose your company database and enter your SAP Business One user name and password.

Benefits 

The main benefit of using the Web Client is that it gives you access through multiple devices anywhere you have internet access. However, some added benefits are the actions you can perform within the Web Client, which are:

  • Creating, processing, and updating of marketing documents 
  • Creating and tracking activities
  • Creating and managing document drafts including approval processes
  • Taking advantage from sophisticated analytical charting capabilities as well as predefined analytics content
  • Being able to interact with user-defined fields, tables, and objects
  • Sending email functions from list views
  • Getting access to new training tiles and videos