Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

A Modern Approach to ERP - Dynamics 365 for Finance and 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. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations becomes a single ERP with specific, purpose built, apps for each of your key business processes.

Born in the cloud, Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations brings organizations a scalable solution that matches the needs of their business.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Accessibility Anywhere, Anytime

As with the newest Dynamics AX before it, Dynamics 365 for Finance and 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 Finance and 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 Finance and 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.

Try it for Free

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Interested in Purchasing or Upgrading to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations? Check out our free previously recorded session!

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