Dynamics 365 for Operations

A Modern Approach to ERP - Dynamics 365 for Operations is the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) component of Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition.

It is the new, innovative approach to end-to-end business applications in the cloud. Through the marriage of Dynamics AX and CRM, Microsoft Dynamics 365 becomes a single ERP with specific, purpose built, apps for each of your key business processes.

Born in the cloud, Dynamics 365 brings organizations a scalable solution that matches the needs of their business. Functionality exists for Sales, Customer Service, Operations, Financials, Field Service, Project Service Automation, Marketing and Customer Insights.

Start with what you need
Start your ERP journey with the right fit for your business. Choose only what your organization needs and grow at your own pace.

Productivity where you need it
Empower your employees with productivity tools for each of their daily business processes.

Built-in Intelligence
Common processes are fully integrated with big data, advanced analytics, and IoT to guide employees to optimal outcomes and better decision making.

Unrivaled scalability for growing companies
Adapt and innovate in real-time with a wide selection of flexible, extensible business applications.

Dynamics 365 for Operations

Interested in Purchasing or Upgrading to Dynamics 365 for Operations? Check out our free previously recorded session to see your options!

Accessibility Anywhere, Anytime

As with the newest Dynamics AX before it, Dynamics 365 for Operations utilizes a browser-based user experience that allows for greater mobile accessibility. Users are able to access the system from any location and on any device.

Data and Intelligence at the ready

With Dynamics 365 as the centerpiece, common processes present opportunities for integration with big data, Azure IoT, Power BI and Cortana Intelligence Tools.

Integration with Office 365

Integration of Dynamics 365 and Office 365 means your employees can leverage the power of Dynamics 365 in their everyday office tools such as email, spreadsheets, and word processing documents allowing for a more productive and collaborative working environment.

Operational Capabilities & Industry Expertise

A vast network of partners specializing in diverse industries, Microsoft is able to deliver ERP that caters to the needs of a specific industry. Ellipse Solutions has developed Dynamics 365 solutions focused on Manufacturing, Distribution and Project-Based Services. The AX for Plastics product was one of the first solutions available on Microsoft AppSource and curated for Dynamics 365 for Operations.

Deployment Options

  1. Cloud
    • Microsoft manages all Production data via cloud
    • Microsoft manages Production applications and code promotions
    • Cloud-enabled intelligence and other services
    • Subscription Licensing
  2. Cloud & Edge (aka Hybrid)
    • Mixture of Microsoft and Customer/Partner data management
    • “Transact locally, analyze in the cloud”
    • Cloud-enabled intelligence and other services
    • Subscription Licensing
  3. Local Business Data (aka On Premise)
    • Code implementation handled by Partner and Customer, with automatic validation via LCS
    • Customer/Partner manages own data infrastructure and application servers
    • Optional cloud-enabled services for a la carte purchase
      SA/BREP or Subscription Pricing (perpetual licenses similar to prior versions of Dynamics AX with full upgrade capabilities)

Microsoft AppSource

This one-stop shop for discovering, trying, and acquiring SaaS applications for Dynamics 365 will give customers the opportunity to explore add-ons and content packs created by the Microsoft Partner Network. The applications are built to help business users do more with their Dynamics 365 solution.

Microsoft AppSource currently contains 60+ business applications and content-packs specifically for Dynamics 365 for Operations, with 6 of them being from Ellipse Solutions!

PowerApps and Flow

For the developers, Microsoft has included PowerApps with Dynamics 365 as a way to build web and mobile apps without coding. Also included is Microsoft Flow, which provides tools that allow a user to build custom business-process automation.

Licensing & Pricing

Flexible licensing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 liberates customers from traditional licensing methods. The new licensing offers include:

  • License by Role
    • Supports the roles of your employees for a more real world functionality approach
  • License for Team Members
    • An inclusive license to meet the needs of employees who don’t need to be full users.

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