Comparing Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions

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If you are investigating ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions, you’ve no doubt been impressed with the offerings from Microsoft Dynamics. But have you had questions about which Microsoft Dynamics solution would be the right one for your organization?

Dynamics 365 Business Central works across any device.

A trusted Microsoft partner such as Western Computer can evaluate your unique needs and advise you, but meanwhile, here is a brief comparison of the various Dynamics offerings.


Compare Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions

Go to our Product Comparison Page.  There you can see the primary similarities and differences between Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain Management(FO), and Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC).

You’ll find a comparison chart. Choose the characteristics that best apply to your organization in terms of industry, company size, and desired tools and functions.

Ask yourself these questions:

  • Company size - Is our company small to mid-sized operating from a single location? Is it a division of a larger company? Or, is it now a mid-sized business that projects rapid growth?
  • Potential number of users - How many employees will be using the system? Is that number likely to change within the next five years?
  • Company structure - Does our company have a simple structure and just one location? Or, Is our organization multi-entity supporting numerous smaller branches? Do we operate internationally?
  • Industry - Does our business specialize in projects or professional servicesdistributionretailmanufacturinghome building, etc.?
  • Manufacturing modes - If we are manufacturers, what mode does our business employ? Discrete, process, engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, lean, mixed-mode?
  • Multi-company – Do we need multi-company or intercompany management?
  • Service deployment options – What kind of deployment do we want? Cloud-based? On-premise? Hybrid?
  • Ease and cost of implementation - What resources and time has our organization allotted for implementation?
  • Extensions and development tools - Will we need to purchase or develop extensions?
  • Business intelligence - What level of data analytics and reporting will we require?


We can help you decide

Choosing the right software is easier for some organizations than for others. It can be a complicated decision. At Western Computer,  we are experts in Dynamics ERP, and you’re the expert when it comes to understanding how your business operates. We’ll combine our knowledge with yours to find the best solution together.

At Western Computer, we’re committed to empowering you with the focused information and guidance you need to make the best choice for your organization. Partnering with Western Computer will build a foundation for long-term success.


Do you want to transition from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365?

If you’re considering your options to upgrade from Dynamics GP, it will be helpful to read our article Should Your Business Transition from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365? You might also be interested in Dynamics GP vs. Dynamics 365: Let’s Talk Productivity. We understand that Dynamics GP has a lot of powerful functionality, and we are here to help you make a smooth transition.

Please contact us if you’d like additional insight and a personal demonstration of Dynamics 365

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