End of Microsoft Dynamics AX Support: How Can We Help?
Microsoft has ceased mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics AX, which means that existing users will no longer receive product feature updates or security updates from Microsoft. This situation can lead to additional AX upgrade costs and limited growth potential for businesses using Microsoft Dynamics AX, as they miss out on the cloud-powered benefits offered by the Dynamics 365 Finance solution, such as centralised data management and streamlined workflows. Whether you need technical support for Dynamics AX, assistance with upgrading to Dynamics 365 Finance, or help with migrating to the cloud, we are here to provide comprehensive solutions and support.
Why Upgrade from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance: Challenges & Solutions
Tracing the Journey
Choose Your Deployment Option
Dynamics 365 for Finance is a Microsoft solution that provides comprehensive financial management capabilities for businesses. It offers features such as budgeting, financial reporting, cash flow management, and multi-currency support, enabling organisations to streamline their financial operations and gain real-time insights for informed decision-making.
Choosing between Dynamics 365 Finance for Cloud and Dynamics 365 Finance On-Premises involves evaluating specific considerations for each deployment option.
Why Go for Dynamics 365 Finance for Cloud?
Dynamics AX and Dynamics 365 for Finance are related, but they are not exactly the same. Dynamics AX is a desktop-based version of Microsoft's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, while Dynamics 365 for Finance is a web and cloud-based business application.
Here is a tabular differentiation between the two:
|Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance
|Previous version of Microsoft's ERP software
|Part of the broader Dynamics 365 suite
|On-premises or hosted on private servers
|Cloud-based, hosted on Microsoft Azure
|Traditional perpetual licensing model
|Subscription-based licensing model
|Cumulative Updates released periodically
|Regular updates and feature releases through the cloud
|Can be integrated with other Dynamics AX modules
|Integrated with other Dynamics 365 applications
|Scalable, but requires additional hardware and resources
|Integrated with other Dynamics 365 applications
|Accessible from within the organisation's network
|Accessible from anywhere with internet connectivity
|Customisation and extensions require more development effort
|Offers flexibility through configurations and extensions
|Traditional client-server interface
|Modern, web-based user interface
How to Transform Your Finance with Dynamics 365?
Transforming your finance with Dynamics 365 involves leveraging its key features and reaping the associated benefits. Unlock your potential by streamlining your complex finance processes using smart workflows, enjoy better financial visibility and take faster and more informed decisions backed by advanced financial data insights to improve financial stability.
Make use of the advanced and innovative features of Dynamics 365 Finance to take the right decision at the right time and gain more. Discover these major features & benefits to go digital now.
Streamlined financial operations: It provides end-to-end financial management capabilities, including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, and cash flow management, ensuring streamlined and accurate financial operations.
Real-time insights: With built-in analytics and reporting tools, Dynamics 365 Finance offers real-time visibility into financial data, enabling informed decision-making and proactive financial planning.
Intelligent forecasting: The system utilises advanced algorithms and predictive analytics to generate accurate financial forecasts, helping organisations anticipate future trends, risks, and opportunities.
Regulatory compliance: Dynamics 365 Finance supports compliance with various financial regulations and standards, automating processes such as tax calculations, financial statement generation, and audit trails.
Collaborative work environment: The solution fosters collaboration across finance teams and other departments by providing a unified platform for communication, data sharing, and workflow management.
Scalability and flexibility: Dynamics 365 Finance can scale to meet the evolving needs of your organisation, accommodating growth, changing regulations, and new business models.
Integration with other Dynamics 365 modules: By integrating with other modules such as Dynamics 365 Sales or Supply Chain Management, you can achieve end-to-end visibility and improve coordination between different business functions.
When should you Upgrade from Dynamics AX
to Dynamics 365 for Finance?
Upgrading from AX (Microsoft Dynamics AX) to Dynamics 365 Finance can be a significant decision for any organisation. While there is no specific timeframe for when an upgrade should occur, there are several early warning signs that can indicate it might be time to consider upgrading. Here are some indicators:
End of mainstream support
If AX is nearing the end of its support, it's a sign to consider upgrading to ensure business continuity.
Lack of feature updates
If AX isn't receiving new features while Dynamics 365 Finance continues to evolve, it may be time to upgrade.
Difficulty integrating AX with other systems suggests the technology stack is becoming outdated.
If AX is struggling to support your organisation's growth, upgrading to Dynamics 365 Finance can provide the needed scalability.
User experience and accessibility
If AX's interface is cumbersome or outdated, upgrading to Dynamics 365 Finance can improve the user experience and productivity.
AX Upgrade Process
If you are considering upgrading from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance, you've come to the right place. Schedule a free consultation with the Dynamics Square team, and let our experts guide you through the transition seamlessly.
When you collaborate with our team of Dynamics 365 experts, we will perform a detailed evaluation of your current Dynamics AX implementation, considering your organisation's specific requirements, industry vertical, business processes, and other relevant factors. Utilising this in-depth analysis, we will provide you with a customised quote that aligns perfectly with your needs.
Why Choose Dynamics Square as your Upgrade Partner?
Dynamics Square focuses on providing efficient transitions, making sure that upgrading is a painless process. We guarantee a smooth transition through professional advice, painstaking data migration, specific customisation, seamless integration, thorough user training, and continuous support. Join forces with us for a hassle-free upgrade to get Dynamics 365 for Finance’s improved features.
Trusted Dynamics 365 Services for Finance Businesses
At Dynamics Square, our commitment has always been to deliver exceptional services to our clients. Finance departments in organisations, including banks, often face challenges in managing their financial operations effectively.
Our goal is to provide top-notch services in implementation, upgrades, and more, ensuring your finance operations run smoothly. Contact us, and we will be there to assist you effortlessly.
We offer implementation services for Dynamics 365 for Finance, tailored to meet the specific needs of businesses and financial institutions.
Upgrade & Migration
With our expert assistance, you can smoothly migrate from legacy systems or upgrade to the latest version of Dynamics 365 for Finance.
Support & Maintenance
We provide reliable support services for Dynamics 365 for Finance, promptly resolving any issues or queries you may have.
We understand that each business has unique requirements, and we offer customisation services to tailor Dynamics 365 for Finance to your specific needs.
Explore seamless integration options to enhance the functionality of Dynamics 365 for Finance, and we will provide you with the necessary support.
Our audit services offer a comprehensive overview of your finance operations, providing valuable insights to optimise your financial processes.
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