Microsoft Dynamics offers enterprise resource planning ERP solutions – Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, and Microsoft Dynamics SL. These solutions are designed for modern businesses, both large and small. It allows for communication between a business’s departments and its internal functions and data. Let us see all Microsoft’s ERP solutions so as to know which ERP you can get for your business.
Microsoft Dynamics AX
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta) is strongest in meeting the needs of complex manufacturing and distribution industries. The multilingual and multicurrency enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can be fully customized to aid in collaborating more effectively with customers, partners, employees, and suppliers. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 allows businesses to develop and distribute modern apps for specific scenarios and mobile devices. This helps to easily and securely connect with Microsoft Dynamics AX for people at work and on the go. The latest version of Dynamics AX 7.0 now known as Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations is based on a new web-based client and client framework that provide next-generation solutions to your end users.
Microsoft Dynamics GP
Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) is an accounting system for small to medium companies. It has the stability and scalability you require to support your business needs today and into the future. Microsoft Dynamics GP gives you flexible deployment options whether on-premise hosted or cloud. As a business solution from Microsoft, it is easy to learn and use because it works like and with other familiar Microsoft technologies, such as Microsoft Office.
The latest version of Dynamics GP 2018 includes new features and capability enhancements that can optimize daily operational and financial processes. It increases business analytics, collaboration, reporting and deepens interoperability with other Microsoft products i.e., Office 365, PowerBI, and Azure.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) is used by mid-market companies as a flexible ERP solution. Dynamics NAV works like the familiar Microsoft Office tools. You can choose the Starter pack and Extended pack through the Microsoft Windows client. The multilingual and multi-currency business management solution is used to manage accounting and finances, service management, supply chain sales and marketing, and operations.
The latest launch of Dynamics 365 Business Central (generally available as a cloud service) is another upgrade for Dynamics NAV. Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV run the same application code base. This empowers you to smoothly transition all your Dynamics NAV assets into Dynamics 365 Business Central.
Microsoft Dynamics SL
Microsoft Dynamics SL (formerly Solomon) combines project and financial management capabilities to help businesses manage customer demands. It has delivered the functionality, performance, and ease of use to small and mid-size businesses around the world. Microsoft Dynamics SL interoperates with Office 365. Microsoft Dynamics SL is sold in two different editions- Business Essentials and Advanced Management. A la carte components are available by edition and must be purchased individually.
Hopefully the above will help to determine which ERP options will best fit and best investment for you. Equally, it is important choosing the right partner to implement it.