Microsoft’s Dynamics ERP portfolio is massive – in all probability, there is an ERP system for businesses of any size, operating in any industry, and catering to any number of customers.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (Business Edition) or Dynamics 365 for Financials are fully integrated ERP solutions with industry specific functionality.
- Both Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 are highly customizable, aiding small to mid-sized organizations in meeting their distinct requirements.
- Both systemsallow organizations to develop integratedadd-on solutionsthatcomplement the existing ERPfunctionalities(with strong financial capabilities) and adaptsthe system to aspecific industryorbusiness area.
- Both solutions are available in a variety of languages, and currencies, and are ideal for compliance with regional and regulatory requirements.
- Both solutions offer excellent business agility, and are designed to quickly meet changing business circumstances and market fluctuations.
- Both Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 offer excellent intelligence and analytics features, and are easy to deploy anytime and anywhere).
- Both solutions can be deployed either on-premises or in the cloud.
Since both solutions support many of the same functionalities, the fundamental difference is not in the functions they support, but rather the way they solve the tasks at hand. So, how are Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 different? Is one distinctively better than the other to meet your organization’s specific needs? Let’s have a look:
Choosing What’s Best
About the Author - Manoj Nair
Manoj Nair is a seasoned IT professional with over 12 years of experience in Software Consultancy, ERP Implementation, Testing, ISV Development & Client Management. He is a Senior Project Manager at Indusa and is responsible of managing various software programs through cross functional coordination.