What's the difference between Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Microsoft Dynamics NAV? Navision? Business Central? It could be confusing what product you may have or need. They are all the same product, however, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the next generation of Dynamics NAV for the age of digital transformation unifying the digital assets of Office 365, Power Platform and Azure to help customers digitally transform their business.
The below FAQ's are the most common questions we come across.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a business management solution that helps companies connect their financials, sales, service, and operations to streamline business processes, improve customer interactions, and make better decisions. With this modern business platform, you can easily and quickly tailor, extend, and build applications, so they fit your specific needs — with little to no code development. Whether you are adding a new solution to your existing cloud portfolio or you are taking your first steps in offering SaaS solutions, we recognise that building a successful cloud practice around business management solutions is a big investment and a strategic decision. We know it is not easy, but also that it is very achievable when the right commitment, investment, and guidance are combined.
WHAT IS DYNAMICS 365 BUSINESS CENTRAL?
It is an all-in-one business management solution that helps organisations connect their financials, operations, sales, and service. Business Central brings the product maturity and full power of Dynamics NAV in the cloud, with capabilities spanning financial management, supply chain and inventory management, sales and service management, project management, and operations management. It also offers multi-company, multi-currency, and advanced reporting capabilities.
WHAT IS DYNAMICS 365 AND HOW DOES IT BENEFIT CUSTOMERS?
Dynamics 365 takes a new approach to business applications. It brings together the best of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and ERP cloud offerings into one cloud service with specific, purpose-built apps for each of your key business processes. Dynamics 365 provides customers a modern and familiar experience with built in insights, intelligence, and workflow. Customers also use a common data model and consistent application platform to ensure consistency, interoperability, and extensibility.
WHICH DYNAMICS NAV FUNCTIONALITY IS/ ISN’T INCLUDED IN DYNAMICS 365 BUSINESS CENTRAL?
All the capabilities available in Dynamics NAV will also be available in Dynamics 365 Business Central. However, Dynamics 365 Business Central customers will receive service updates automatically as they become available (approximately one update/month). Customers on Dynamics NAV will have to follow the Dynamics NAV releases.
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