Information Week reports, “The idea that Microsoft Dynamics needs to play catch-up with its bigger brethren is no longer on the table.” Microsoft Dynamics is leading the pack for ERP (enterprise resource planning) and CRM (customer relationship management) software offerings with its strong focus to fully support on-demand, on-premise, and hybrid deployments of Dynamics NAV, GP, CRM and AX.
Microsoft’s plan to offer choice to their customer base has proven to be the right approach. Not only do end users get the choice of how they deploy, each option is standardized, secure and dependable. While other software vendors are offering both on-premise and on-demand, there are a lot more limitations and more importantly, no concrete plans for the future.
Also mentioned in the Information Week article, SAP does have good deployment in the cloud, however they do not offer the on-premise options that Microsoft Dynamics can. Microsoft Dynamics solutions can start on-premise and move to the cloud or start in the cloud and move to on-premise. This is a flexibility that other software vendors just cannot compete with at this time.