Flexible Business Management for SMBs

Get clear visibility into your entire operation with SAP’s affordable, small-to-midsized ERP business solution available on-premise and in the cloud.

SAP Business One

To stand out among the competition, organizations need an ERP solution built for efficiency. With SAP Business One (B1), you get an easy to use, centralized financial and business management solution that fits the diverse functionality requirements and deployment needs of your growing company. From financials and sales to inventory and production, SAP Business One integrates key areas of your business to give you total operational visibility into your performance for profitable growth.

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Build Your Intelligent Enterprise

Leverage best business practices with advanced technology through a centralized, tightly integrated system to fuel growth and soar above the competition. Clients First develops and uses sophisticated artificial intelligence, machine learning, and IoT technologies that are seamlessly unified with SAP Business One to bring your business the innovation it needs to soar.

Intelligent Insight with embedded analytics that delivers a 360-degree, end-to-end view of your operations and your business so you can make decisions fast and move the right dials.

Intelligent Batch Processing with our proprietary pour-level technology that detects weight and pour levels to guarantee targeted and controlled results, the highest output, and maximum profitability.

Intelligent Manufacturing with execution system sensor technology that uses on-device machine learning to optimize machine capacity, maximize production ratios, and align economic goals with real-time data.

Intelligent Management with true insight into your customers’ and employees’ emotions, reactions, feelings, and thoughts so you can drive success to your business inside and out.

Sound too good to be true? We can show you. Contact us to see the intelligent enterprise with SAP in action today.

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What Makes SAP Business One the Right Fit for Your Business?

SAP Business One is designed to meet the needs of growing small to midsize organizations, as well as subsidiaries with more complex needs. Trusted by thousands of operations around the world, SAP Business One is quick to set up, fully customizable, and built to last.

Automate and reduce the complexity of major accounting processes Make actionable decisions based on real-time reports and analytics Optimize your supply chain and control inventory costs End-to-end visibility of the entire sales process and customer lifecycle On-premise, cloud, hosted, and hybrid deployment options available

If you already have SAP Business One and you’d like to access free how-to videos, or if you are evaluating SAP Business One and want to take a deeper look at features, check out our large collection of online videos.

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How Much Does SAP Business One Cost?

From database type (HANA or SQL) and hosting options (cloud, on-premise, co-located) to customizations and add-ons, learn more about all the factors that go into calculating your total cost of owning SAP Business One.

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Take Control of Your Operations

Not every business is built the same. As a trusted SAP Business One Partner with over 20 years’ experience and hundreds of successful implementations, Clients First has the knowledge, experience, and local presence to transform your business with SAP Business One. Our SAP Business One services include installation, infrastructure, customization, visualization, upgrades, in-depth training, and responsive support. Book a meeting or schedule your personalized demo today.

The top two midmarket ERP solutions on the market today are designed to fit the needs of simple and complex SMBs – but there are some significant differences to take into consideration as you evaluate the best option for your business needs.

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SAP Business One FAQ

SAP Business One is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution built for small to midsized businesses. It is designed to streamline business processes and centralize operations in one system, from finance and sales to procurement and inventory management.

Learn more about how SAP Business One helps companies operate more efficiently, grow sustainably, and capitalize on data insights by reading the detailed blog post here.

SAP Business One features all the functionality required to streamline business operations, improve collaboration, and refine processes. SAP Business One connects all your departments and operational areas in one place, with specialized modules for each of the following focus areas:

  • Finance
  • Sales and service
  • Manufacturing management
  • Purchasing and inventory control
  • Procurement and supply chain
  • Inventory management
  • Warehouse management
  • Quality management
  • Reporting and real-time analytics
  • Human resources management

Download this whitepaper to compare the differences in features between SAP Business One and NetSuite.

SAP Business One offers many flexible deployment options to suit your business needs and technical requirements. Depending on your budget, existing infrastructure, and goals, you can deploy SAP Business One in the cloud, on-premise, co-located, or through a hybrid model.

While there are many advantages to cloud deployment, we recommend working with your SAP Business One partner to identify the best path.

When you implement SAP Business One, you can choose between two database types: SQL or SAP HANA. SAP HANA is a lightning-fast in-memory relational database management system that can parse massive amounts of data much faster than a SQL-based system.

To find out if SAP HANA is the best option for your business, read the full blog post here.

When it’s time to start looking for a new (or replacement) ERP system, there are tons of solutions to choose from. SAP Business One is just one, but it’s popular for a reason. Here are some reasons why many companies select SAP Business One to run their business:

  • Reduce operating and admin costs
  • Unify business operations and data
  • Foster collaboration
  • Improve data accuracy
  • Get better data insights
  • Trust that your data is secure
  • Forecast in real time, adapt on the fly, and operate proactively
  • Elevate customer experiences
  • Growth and scalability

Working with an experienced, flexible, and dedicated SAP Business One partner will allow you to maximize the benefits you’ll receive from the system. Learn more about the benefits of SAP Business One here.

SAP offers a selection of training and documentation to teach the basics of SAP Business One and facilitate software adoption. At Clients First, we know that training doesn’t really stop after implementation. That’s why we offer our own SAP Business One Training Center. Our training center is built for users looking to sharpen or expand their skills and includes a wide variety of videos, training, webinars, tutorials, and more. We also offer customizable training plans during the implementation process itself to ensure you have a smooth and successful transition.

Access the SAP Business One Training Center here.

When you purchase and implement SAP Business One, you have to buy software licenses. The two main types of licenses are Professional Licenses and Limited Licenses.

  • SAP Business One Professional Licenses are “full licenses” and have access to all modules and the Software Developer Kit.
  • SAP Business One Limited licenses are considered “partial licenses” and come with full access to specific modules depending on the business unit chosen
  • Other license types include mobile app-only licenses, indirect access licenses, and starter package licenses.

For all the SAP Business One licensing details, types, and information, you can download a copy of our licensing guide.

As with every ERP system, there are many factors that influence the total cost of implementing and supporting SAP Business One. From licenses and hosting to implementation services and integrations, the easiest way to get an accurate picture of your costs is to reach out to Clients First for a custom quote.

If you’re just looking for licensing costs, here are the current fees for 2022:

  • Professional Licenses:
    • Perpetual Professional Licenses cost $3123 per user plus an annual maintenance fee
    • Subscription Professional licenses cost $108 per user per month
  • Limited Licenses:
    • Perpetual Limited Licenses cost $1666 per user, plus an annual maintenance fee
    • Subscription Limited licenses cost $56 per user per month

You can find all the details about pricing by downloading the SAP Business One Pricing Guide.

SAP Business One is a flexible ERP solution that works for small to medium enterprises. However, it is particularly suited to manufacturing and distribution businesses. It has specific modules designed for the unique needs of manufacturers and distributors with extensive inventories and warehouses to manage.

Read this blog to learn about the unique features of SAP Business One for manufacturers.

Download this whitepaper for guidelines on choosing ERP software for distribution businesses.

Business owners often choose SAP Business One for its flexibility, scalability, affordability, and comprehensive coverage of all business units.

Download the whitepaper ERP Selection for the Life of Your Business to for more information on choosing an ERP system and software partner.