Upgrade from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365

Boost Your Business Efficiency With Improved Software

Upgrading from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 can bring significant benefits to businesses of all sizes. Dynamics 365 offers a number of applications that act as powerful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions that can improve efficiency, scalability, and overall performance of your business. With Dynamics 365 Business Central or Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, businesses can streamline operations, automate processes, and access advanced reporting and analytics capabilities.

One of the key advantages of Dynamics 365 is its ability to integrate with other Microsoft products, such as Office 365, Power BI, and Azure, allowing businesses to achieve a more comprehensive and cohesive digital ecosystem. This can help businesses to save time and reduce costs by eliminating the need for multiple separate systems.

From Great Plains to Dynamics 365 Cloud

Additionally, Dynamics 365 offers greater flexibility, scalability and customization options than Dynamics GP, allowing businesses to adapt the system to their specific needs. The ability to easily scale and adapt to changing business requirements can help businesses to stay competitive and increase their bottom line.

Overall, upgrading to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations or Business Central from GP can help businesses to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and unlock the full potential of their operations and processes. With the right migration services and support, the transition from GP to Dynamics 365 can be seamless and hassle-free.

Why Upgrade from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365?

Dynamics GP, also known as Great Plains, is a widely-used enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for small to medium-sized businesses. However, as businesses grow and evolve, they may find that Dynamics GP falls short in meeting their needs.

Some of the limitations of Dynamics GP include:

  • Limited scalability and flexibility: Dynamics GP is designed for smaller businesses and may not have the scalability or customization options needed to keep up with growing business requirements.
  • Lack of advanced reporting and analytics: Dynamics GP does not offer the advanced reporting and analytics capabilities that are available in other ERP solutions, such as Dynamics 365. This can make it difficult for businesses to gain insights into their operations and make data-driven decisions.
  • Limited integration capabilities: Dynamics GP does not have the same level of integration with other Microsoft products and services that Dynamics 365 offers, such as Office 365, Power BI, and Azure. This can result in siloed data and systems, which can be costly and time-consuming to manage.
  • Dynamics GP is no longer being supported by Microsoft: This means that businesses will not receive any updates or security patches for the software. This can leave businesses vulnerable to security risks and make it difficult to comply with regulations.

Dynamics 365 addresses these limitations and more. Dynamics 365 is a comprehensive ERP solution that offers advanced reporting and analytics capabilities, automation and integration with other Microsoft products. Additionally, it offers greater flexibility, scalability, and customization options than Dynamics GP, allowing businesses to adapt the system to their specific needs. With Dynamics 365, businesses can streamline operations, automate processes, and gain valuable insights into their operations to make data-driven decisions.

Don't Let Outdated Software Hold You Back

Dynamics Great plains is no longer supported by microsoft

As of October 2021, Microsoft has officially ended its support for Dynamics GP (formerly known as Great Plains), meaning that businesses will no longer receive updates or security patches for the software. This can leave businesses vulnerable to security risks and make it difficult to comply with regulations.

Not only that, but with Dynamics GP no longer being supported by Microsoft, businesses will miss out on new features and capabilities that are available in other ERP solutions such as Dynamics 365 Business Central or Dynamics 365 Finance. It also means that businesses will not be able to access technical support from Microsoft- making it more difficult for businesses to troubleshoot and resolve any issues that may arise, which could affect their operations and bottom line. Furthermore, as new regulations or compliance requirements are released, businesses using Dynamics GP may face non-compliance issues.

Additionally, it offers greater flexibility, scalability, and customization options than Dynamics GP, allowing businesses to adapt the system to their specific needs. With Dynamics 365, businesses can streamline operations, automate processes, and gain valuable insights into their operations to make data-driven decisions.

GP to Dynamics 365 Migration Services

Expert Dynamics 365 Migration Services for a Seamless Transition from GP

Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 is a complex process that involves several key steps. The process typically includes a several project phases encompassing requirements gathering,  customization, data migration, integration with other systems, and testing. Because migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 requires a comprehensive approach, it also requires a thorough understanding of the process. A Microsoft partner is well-suited to help a business migrate from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 for several reasons:

  • Knowledge & Experience

    A Microsoft partner has the knowledge and experience to guide businesses through the migration process. They understand the intricacies of Dynamics GP and Dynamics 365 and can help businesses to navigate the complexities of data migration, customization, and integration with other systems. A partner can also help you assemble the right internal team of stakeholders and aid you with the needed change management that comes with implementing new software.

  • Access to Premium Resources

    Microsoft partners have access to a range of resources and tools provided by Microsoft that can be used to help businesses with the migration process. This includes access to the latest software and tools, as well as technical support and guidance from Microsoft.

  • Industry-Specific Expertise

    Many Microsoft partners specialize in specific industries, such as manufacturing, retail, or finance. They understand the unique needs and challenges of businesses in those industries and can tailor the migration process accordingly.

  • Compliance & Security

    Microsoft partners have the knowledge and experience to ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations and security protocols. They will ensure that the migration process is done in compliance with the rules and regulations, and that the data is safe and secure.

  • Support After Migration

    Microsoft partners not only help with the migration process, but also offer support and maintenance after the migration. This ensures that the business runs smoothly after the migration and that any issues that may arise are addressed in a timely manner.

Understanding the Benefits of Dynamics 365 BC

Unlock the Full Potential of Your Business with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central is a powerful business management solution that offers a wide range of benefits for businesses of all sizes. Some of the key benefits of using Dynamics 365 Business Central include:

  • Increased efficiency: Dynamics 365 Business Central automates many of the manual processes that businesses rely on, such as financial management, inventory management, and sales management. This can help businesses to streamline their operations and become more efficient.
  • Scalability: Dynamics 365 Business Central can be easily scaled to meet the changing needs of businesses. It can be used by small businesses and can grow with your business as it expands.
  • Cost savings: Dynamics 365 Business Central can help businesses to save money by reducing the need for manual processes, increasing automation and reducing errors.
  • Better decision making: Dynamics 365 Business Central provides real-time access to data and analytics which enables businesses to make more informed decisions.
  • Better customer relationship management: Dynamics 365 Business Central has a built-in CRM system that allows businesses to manage customer interactions and leads in a centralized location.
  • Mobility and accessibility: Dynamics 365 Business Central can be accessed from anywhere and on any device, which means that businesses can work from anywhere and stay productive
Dynamics 365 Business Central
Overall, Dynamics 365 Business Central is a powerful business management solution that can help businesses to increase efficiency, scalability, and cost savings. It provides businesses with the tools and insights they need to make better decisions and improve their bottom line.

Additionally, it offers greater flexibility, scalability, and customization options than Dynamics GP, allowing businesses to adapt the system to their specific needs. With Dynamics 365, businesses can streamline operations, automate processes, and gain valuable insights into their operations to make data-driven decisions.

Understanding the Benefits of Dynamics 365 Finance

Unlock the Full Potential of Your Business with Dynamics 365 Business Central

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Overall, Dynamics 365 Business Central is a powerful business management solution that can help businesses to increase efficiency, scalability, and cost savings. It provides businesses with the tools and insights they need to make better decisions and improve their bottom line.

For Enterprise businesses, Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations is an ERP solution that features a suite of applications meant to handle processes across departments. Some of the key benefits of migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Finance include:

  • Streamlined Financial Analysis: Dynamics 365 F&O provides powerful financial analysis tools, allowing users to quickly identify trends and make strategic business decisions.
  • Enhanced Financial Visibility: With Dynamics 365 F&O, users can easily track and monitor financial performance across multiple entities and locations.
  • Increased Automation: Dynamics 365 Finance offers automated processes for financial tasks, such as invoicing, budgeting, and financial reporting.
  • Improved Security: Dynamics 365 FO provides users with increased security and data protection, helping to ensure the integrity of financial records.
  • Better Collaboration: Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations offers a collaborative platform that allows users to easily collaborate on financial projects.
  • Enhanced Reporting Capabilities: Dynamics 365 F&O provides users with real-time insights into financial performance, enabling users to stay up-to-date on current trends.
  • Cost Savings: Migrating to Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations can help businesses save money on IT costs by reducing the need for costly software licenses.

Limited Time Licensing Offer

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Microsoft offers Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations licensing benefits for customers with an Active GP Enhancement Plan or software insurance:   

    • 40% discount for Dynamics 365 online services with a 3-year subscription, providing price predictability during migration to the cloud.  
    • Dual Access Rights (concurrent on-premises and cloud use), supporting user access prior to on-premises solution sunset and complete cloud migration. 
    • Supports phased cloud migrations, allowing organizations to add new users through the term of the promotion.  
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