SAP Business One (also known as SAP B1) is designed to help Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) merge key business functions. These functions include operations, finance, sales, inventory and customer relationships, and others. However, there are similar ERP solutions out in the market, so why SAP B1? Below are 6 reasons:

Full Integration

SAP B1 allow SMEs to fully merge their critical business functions into a single application, thus connecting employees and business. It also provides clear visibility into the entire business and enable complete control over all operations by capturing critical information for immediate usage. This allows SAP B1 to deliver what SMEs needs to manage key business areas, thus maximizing efficiency and providing multiple tools within one single solution.

Better Time to Value

SAP B1 allows SMEs to start their business activities within 2-8 weeks after incorporation. User experience is spontaneous, meaning that they can be accustomed to the software quickly. This allows SMEs to start using and see results fast, thus increasing time to value.


SAP B1 helps SMEs to turn their data into meaningful insights with better visibility and tracking of key performance indicators. This subsequently enables better decision-making for the SMEs.

Adapt to Growth

SAP B1 is able to adapt accordingly relative to the company’s expansion. This means that regardless of how much the SMEs grows or how much the amount of users have increased, SAP has the scalability to adapt and support the business accordingly. This allows for the addition of new business models or even international growth by the SMEs.

Cost reduction

SAP B1 allows for the elimination of costs due to legacy systems which lack efficiency and incurs cost. It also allows for additional cost reductions in yearly maintenance, support costs and storage costs incurred for inventory.


SAP B1 is able to deliver new technological innovations in the form of analytics, cloud computing, and big data, all of which are able to enhance the business performance of the SMEs.