Tally Erp Vs Sap

How Can We Differentiate Between Tally & SAP?

SAP and Tally are software that began their journey as accounting software. Tally Solutions Pvt Ltd has introduced the Tally software whereas SAP, a German company is the owner of SAP. Both these software provide several products. Nevertheless, it’s the ERP packages they offer, that mainly differentiate them. Tally can be termed as ERP software that offers very basic functionalities, while SAP offers sophisticated features of the ERP software. One doesn’t really need to undergo professional training if he/she wants to use Tally unlike SAP where a professional training is required.

Tally Erp Vs Sap

SAP and Tally, both are part of ERP packages which were initially accounting software. Tally ERP is associated with basic features of ERP, while SAP offers some really sophisticated features of the ERP package. There are many similarities between both the software such as both are server client systems, both offer support for many languages, along with real time data entry and remote access functionalities. The latest product offered by Tally software is the Tally ERP 9. This latest version has been instrumental in the transformation of the software from an elementary accounting package to professional management software product.

Tally has several products to offer such as Tally Server 9, Tally Developer 9 and Shoper 9 wherein, Tally Server 9 is specifically configured for medium to large businesses to work as a powerful data server. On the other hand SAP also provides several other products such as Customer Relationship Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Product Lifecycle Management, etc. SAP ERP has been most sought after software for small as well as midsize companies. Also, as it provides numerous benefits, the software is renowned for being the most popular business management tool globally. The software incorporates popular models such as Human Resource (HRM), Sales & Distribution (SD) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). This particular software has been able to support all types of businesses.

Tally ERP offers more advanced features such as data validation and data substitution. As far as SAP is concerned, third party software support for it is extremely high in comparison to Tally. Tally software is comparatively more user friendly, easy to learn and doesn’t require professional training. One can easily learn it on its own. On the other hand, SAP is comparatively less user friendly and requires professional guidance and training. Tally is primarily suited to small to medium scale businesses whereas SAP caters to large scale businesses.

With the above points, one can come to a conclusion that both the ERP software have benefits of their own, however, Tally slightly races ahead as its more user friendly. SAP mostly addresses the need of 5000 top companies; but Tally caters millions of small and medium enterprises which are growing at tremendous pace in the country.

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