ERP solution Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

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Is Microsoft Dynamics NAV still available? First we would like to give you an insight into the history of the proven ERP solution. It all started with the Navision solution, which was later renamed Dynamics NAV and then Dynamics 365 Business Central. In addition, we will explain the most frequently asked questions about the differences, the support and incentives for upgrading.

Dynamics NAV is the

proven ERP solution.

Markus Rautenberg

 

 

One major benefit of Microsoft Dynamics NAV for our customers is that they are no longer dependent on a programmer or software vendor.

Markus Rautenberg | Managing Director | anaptis GmbH

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THREE NAMES - ONE STORY:

From Navision to Dynamics NAV to Dynamics 365 Business Central.

We would like to shed some light on the subject and show the different versions of Navision, Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central to you below. Basically, this is one ERP solution that has been improved, enriched with functions and deployment options and renamed over the last few years.

  1. Microsoft Navision
  2. Name change to Microsoft Dynamics NAV + Release of Dynamics NAV 4.0
  3. Dynamics NAV 5.0
  4. Dynamics NAV 5.0 SP1
  5. Dynamics NAV 2009 (Version 6.0)
  6. Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1
  7. Dynamics NAV 2009 R2
  8. Dynamics NAV 2013 (Version 7.0)
  9. Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
  10. Dynamics NAV 2015 (Version 8.0)
  11. Dynamics NAV 2016 (Version 9.0)
  12. Dynamics NAV 2017 (Version 10.0)
  13. Dynamics NAV 2018 (Version 11.0)
  14. Dynamics 365 Business Central "Spring 2018" (Version 12.0)
  15. Dynamics 365 Business Central "Fall 2018" (Version 13.0)
  16. Dynamics 365 Business Central "Spring 2019" (Version 14.0)
  17. Dynamics 365 Business Central "Release Wave 2" (Version 15.0)
  18. Dynamics 365 Business Central "Release Wave 1" (Version 16.0)
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What exactly are the differences between the versions?

It’s me again, Theo the technology interpreter!

As it concerns some of our customers, I would like to explain the differences between Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central On-Premise and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud.

 

Criteria Microsoft Dynamics NAV Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central On-premise Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud
Operation on own or hosted systems Yes Yes No
Necessity of hardware Hardware dependent Hardware dependent Not required
Acquisition Purchase Purchase, rent/subscription Rent/subscription
User Concurrent User Named User Named User
Client Windows or Web Client Web Client Web Client
Scalability Purchase of additional servers and resources Purchase of additional servers and resources Purchase of Apps
Product life cycle Limited (by updates) Limited (by updates) Unlimited
Connection Independent (through local network connection) Independent (through local network connection) Dependent on the Internet
Installation Necessary (via installation media) Necessary (via installation media) Not necessary
Costs Quite expensive Quite expensive Quite inexpensive
SQL Server Separate purchase of SQL standard or volume licenses Separate purchase of SQL standard or volume licenses No need for SQL Server licenses
Interfaces OData, SOAP, SQL database OData, SOAP, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central API OData, SOAP, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central API
Development Customization by CAL and CSide (requires a developer license) Customization by AL and VS-Code (requires a developer license) Customization by AL and VS-Code (developer license is not required)
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