If your company is currently using on-premises Dynamics GP, you may be wondering whether you should migrate to Microsoft's cloud offering, Dynamics 365 Business Central. There are many misconceptions around Business Central that we'll address in this blog post and provide some insight into why many small and mid-sized businesses are making the switch to Dynamics 365.
"GP and Business Central are very similar, so there are no benefits in migrating."
Though at first glance, both these mid-market ERP solutions seem similar, there are a lot of benefits when you migrate from on-premises GP to Business Central online. For one, you can take advantage of the
"Cloud ERP is not as secure as on-premises."
Despite this common misconception, cloud ERP can offer
"It is too difficult to migrate our data to Business Central."
Applicable clients can take advantage of Microsoft's
"You can't process payroll in Business Central."
While Dynamics 365 Business Central does not currently have a payroll feature out-of-the-box, you can easily integrate a payroll app that will give you the needed functionality from
"It will be too expensive to move from GP to Business Central."
Business Central does not require a large upfront investment to get up and running as a cloud ERP solution. Typically, you pay a subscription fee monthly or annually to use the software, and you don't need to invest in any hardware or special infrastructure. In addition, if you have an existing enhancement plan with Microsoft, you'll be able to take advantage of a
"Business Central is only for manufacturing or distribution."
Dynamics 365 Business Central is not designed only for manufacturing and distribution. It is also applicable to most small to mid-sized companies across different industries, including financial and service industries, associations and non-profits, retail, project-based businesses, and more. Check out the
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Migrating from Dynamics GP to Business Central can mean eliminating costly on-premises infrastructure, time-consuming upgrades and maintenance, and lower cost of ownership for your business. If you'd like to learn more about migrating to Business Central, the team at Kwixand Solutions can help. We offer a free, no-obligation
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