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.
Dynamics 365 Business Central is an online service by Microsoft – sold vis CSP (Cloud Solution Provider Program) by Microsoft partners on Microsoft Azure. It is an all-in-one business management solution that helps organizations 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.
Dynamics 365 Business Central brings the full power of Dynamics NAV to the cloud. As such, Business Central has at its foundation a set of trusted, proven technologies that have served millions of users worldwide. As a single, end-to-end application, Business Central helps organizations:
- Connect your business. Unify business, and boost efficiency with automated tasks and workflows—all integrated within familiar Office tools like Outlook, Word, and Excel.
- Make smarter decisions. Achieve greater outcomes and gain a complete view of business with connected data, business analytics, and guidance delivered by Microsoft’s leading intelligent technologies.
- Start and grow easily. Get up and running quickly, grow at your own pace and adapt in real time with a flexible platform that makes it easy to extend Business Central based on changing business needs.
AppSource is Microsoft’s marketplace for your Dynamics 365 Business Central offerings and there are several reasons why going to market with Microsoft AppSource is a great idea. For example, it allows you to promote your brand, expand your reach, accelerate the customer journey and upsell your solutions, and helps connect you with millions of Office 365 and Dynamics 365 business users.
Whether you are adding a new solution to your existing cloud portfolio or you are taking your first steps in offering SaaS solutions, we recognize 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.
How can customers buy Dynamics 365 Business Central?
As part of the Dynamics 365 Spring 2018 release, we have introduced our latest product offering – Dynamics 365 Business Central. The only way to currently purchase Dynamics 365 Business Central is via partners who participate in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program.
Are there plans to unify localizations in a single code base?
Beginning July 2018, we will advise on the additional countries served by a non-localized version of Dynamics 365 Business Central. We will also provide additional information on our roadmap for other countries that will receive a localized version from Microsoft. We are however constantly optimizing our world-wide version (W1) with functionality relevant for several countries and hence reducing the individual country localization effort.
What is the difference between Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Dynamics 365 Business Central is the new online service from Microsoft, available only via CSP. AppSource is Microsoft’s marketplace for your Dynamics 365 Business Central offerings.
The only way to currently purchase Dynamics 365 Business Central is via partners who participate in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program.
How will customers upgrade to new versions of Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Dynamics 365 Business Central customers will receive service updates automatically (approximately one update/month).