Here are just some of the great reasons to consider running Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 for your business:
Market Leading Product – top ranked by the leading third party analyst for mid-size companies of $50M – $1B in revenue, global operations and 5 – 1,000 employees.
Fits Your People – the role tailored microsoft dynamics ax user interface is already familiar to your people with its Microsoft Outlook ‘look and feel’ which makes it both the solution users want to use and the one that actually gets used. It includes productivity features to auto-populate fields and seamlessly integrate with other Microsoft Office products (including Outlook, Office, Windows, SharePoint, SQL Server).
Fits Your Business Requirements – Advanced, full-function, pre-integrated, role-based, workflow-enabled, end-to-end business process management/ ERP software capabilities. Provides robust functionality and highly-configurable to meet your changing needs. Wide range of Microsoft certified ISV add-on modules also available.
Fits Your Existing Systems – Runs on your Microsoft IT platform. Open/extensible to integrate with your other/future applications. Easy to get data in and out.
Low Total Cost of Ownership – Leverages your current Microsoft computing platform investment. Flexible and extensible to meet unique and changing future requirements. Easy for business users to operate and maintain (without reliance on internal IT or outside contractors/ consultants).
Rapid Implementation Time/ Time to Value – High-level planning guideline is 2-3 elapsed months for typical project duration; includes requirements definition, design/configuration, training and user acceptance test before deployment. Scope, client stakeholder availability and deployment method drive actual project duration.
Advanced Technology – Available web-portal interface for non-core licensed users. Windows optimized client/server application for core users provides the rich client interface power users prefer. Open APIs (web services) to integrate with your other applications and import/export data from the system.
Highly Scalable to Grow with Your Business – Bench marked to support over 16,000 concurrent users.
Microsoft’s Sustained Commitment to Product Innovation – Long-term Microsoft commitment to the Dynamics AX product development road map. Deep end-to-end integration and backward compatibility with other Microsoft platform products. 30+ year track record of Microsoft convergent product innovation powered by a $9 Billion+ R&D spend – more than Oracle’s, SAP’s, Google’s, and Apple’s 2009 R&D spend combined!
Power of Choice – Supports your changing business needs with flexible software + services license and deployment options. ‘Buy’ a one-time, upfront, perpetual license to own or ‘rent’ on a monthly subscription basis. Option to upgrade from Dynamics AX Business Essentials to the Advanced Management edition when/if needed. Option to credit your Dynamics GP license toward a new Dynamics AX license when/if desired. On-premises or partner hosted software deployment options and the ability to move between.
Low Risk/Proven Solution – Microsoft is the world’s largest software provider (with ’09 revenue of $60 Billion+); here today and tomorrow to serve your changing needs. Dynamics AX trusted by over 12,000 companies. Microsoft has the longest product version support cycle in the industry (10 years). Massive R&D positions your organization to draft behind a colossal wake of ongoing convergent technology innovation. As a genuine Microsoft Product, it is your lowest risk solution option.
When you compare all the factors, Microsoft Dynamics AX is one of the best ERP software solution options for most mid-size companies.