As CBR Technology Corporation is a certified and authorized Partner for both the Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise and the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central solution, we are often asked what exactly the differences between the solutions are. This article is meant to shed some light on this comparison. The system functionalities are often difficult to evaluate as to the importance of the Client. This document is not meant to portray a specific benefit from one solution to the other, but rather to highlight the factual features differences. The importance of each feature is strictly a function of the system requirements of your organization.
Intuit QuickBooks is CLEARLY the most prolific accounting software in the US and is used by many small and mid-size organizations alike. In addition, Intuit has developed an impressive Network of Professionals through the ProAdvisor and Premier Reseller Network. You are hard-pressed to find an Accountant or CPA who is NOT familiar with this solution. In addition, hiring temporary help is typically easier as there is no shortage of Applicants that have used QuickBooks in their past. Most reviews published about Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise identify an extremely ease-to-use accounting system. Most novice users can be trained in a minimal amount of time to transact in this system.
Although General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable functions are important, we have found that the truly mission-critical features can be found in the other modules of the Solutions discussed. Especially firms that operate in the distribution-wholesale, manufacturing, and service management industries will experience significantly different functionality.
What are the specific Software features differences between QuickBooks Enterprise Platinum and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Overall System Architecture and Database Considerations