It is a solution that provides the functional capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, is licensed exclusively in monthly subscription format and organizes its infrastructure in SaaS mode (Software as a Service) in Azure, the Microsoft cloud. In other words, Dynamics 365 is Microsoft Dynamics NAV in SaaS.
How is Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central different from a functional point of view?
Dynamics 365 Business Central can only be licensed as a monthly subscription. Microsoft Dynamics NAV allows the purchase of licenses and their subscription.
Dynamics 365 Business Central is only deployed in the Microsoft cloud. Microsoft Dynamics NAV can be installed on the company’s server (on-premise environment) and in the cloud (Azure).
Dynamics 365 Business Central allows you to work from web browser and apps for tablets and smartphones with Windows, Android and iOS operating systems. Microsoft Dynamics NAV adds to all the above the possibility of working with a desktop client (installed on the PC).
Dynamics 365 Business Central is designed to work naturally with other Dynamics 365 cloud applications (Sales, Customer Service, Field Services, Talent, Marketing, Service Projects, Retail) through common data model services. Microsoft Dynamics NAV has a native synchronizer with Dynamics 365 Sales (online CRM).
Both Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV can be customized and extend their functionality through additional development (extensions), and provide a native integration with Office 365 and Power BI.
What is the future of Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Dynamics 365 Business Central responds to Microsoft’s strategy of providing business-based management solutions (ERP and CRM) based on the cloud that are integrated in a natural way with its Office 365 communication, collaboration and productivity tools (email, document manager, video conferences etc.), advanced data analysis (Power BI) and intelligence services in the cloud.
Dynamics 365 Business Central by services like Abakion has all the capabilities of NAV, which is one of the ERP versions most used today, with thousands of companies in our country that have adopted it and with a high degree of satisfaction. take 100% of NAV’s capabilities and offer it in a software-as-a-service format, so that our customers can now have it hosted in the cloud Unlike other traditional ERP, Dynamics 365 Business Central is fully integrated with Office 365 , which is the productivity solution most used in our country by small and medium-sized companies.