Microsoft as of late (in September 2005) renamed its ERP item: Great Plains – Microsoft Dynamics GP, Navision – Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Axapta – Microsoft Dynamics AX, Solomon – Microsoft Dynamics SL, Microsoft CRM – Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The thought is presumably decent – to bring together future concordance item under Microsoft Dynamics name. There are numerous potential outcomes, anyway in getting all MRP frameworks converged into one Microsoft Dynamics and what ought to be taken as base and what ought to be eliminated. We can not be judges – we will give you a few realities for you to think about. This article is arranged as a first section highlight look “in the engine” of Microsoft ERP applications and likely contrast current realities and the opposition: SAP (particularly SAP Business One in case you are little or average size organization or worldwide part of global company), Oracle E-Business Suite/Oracle Financials, additionally alluded as Oracle Applications.
o Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0/Microsoft Great Plains. This ERP was at first architectured by Great Plains Software – Great Plains Dynamics and Great eEnterprise hit the market in before and center 1990th. In the event that you recollect those old-great long periods of IT blast – no one realized which working framework will win: Unix/Solaris, Microsoft Windows, Apple MAC OS. This is the reason – the conventional (and spearheading way) for those days was to make a shell, written in C language to extract you from Graphical stage. Incredible Plains Dexterity was this shell, programming language (sanscript). The second central thought was to digest Great Plains Dynamics from data set stage, anyway the deliberation was done fair and square of “financial plan” data set stages: Ctree/Faircomm, and Btrive, later on Pervasive SQL 2000, for Microsoft SQL Server 6.5/7.0/2000 Great Plains utilized nuclear put away procs way to deal with accelerate information base access. These days Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains renditions 5.5, 6.0, 7.0, 7.5 are accessible for Ctree and Pervasive, anyway since form 8.0 Microsoft Great Plains is accessible on MS SQL Server/MSDE stage as it were. At present Microsoft Great Plains 9.0 is offered in USA, Latin America, Canada (counting French Canadian rendition for Quebec), UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and different nations where official language is English – like South East Asia, for example.
o Microsoft Navision/Navision Attain/Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Some ERP examination accept that Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions (later renamed into Microsoft Business Solutions) purchased Navision Software (est. in 1984). The crucial thoughts of Navision go to its own shell – C/SIDE, information base restrictive stage: C/SIDE, and so on Navision was intended to be adaptable and develop with your business – from little to upper mid-market. Navision Software had its own advertising plans before be bought by Microsoft and extended in mainland Europe, UK, USA (rivaling Great Plains Software and Solomon Software). At the point when Navision was purchased by Microsoft – Microsoft Business Solutions offered and advanced Navision in East Europe: Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, and so on In addition it attempted Navision in Brazil (more than 100 executions – 2005). Navision is more adaptable to confinement challenge (than Microsoft Great Plains