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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Deployment Options


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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is an all-in-one business management solution that’s easy to use and adapt, helping you connect your business and make smarter decisions.  Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a great fit for small to mid-sized organization. What makes this robust business management solution so desirable is the advanced enterprise technology management of financials, supply chain, sales, purchasing and warehouse functionality along with deployment options.

Deployment options are very flexible, and the choice is yours.  Business Central is built for the cloud and has a license model for this that is hosted by Microsoft.  However, you can also choose to deploy on-premises or hosted at the data center of your choice.

You can pay a monthly subscription fee or buy the licenses once. Microsoft provides options to allow you to choose the functionality, deployment and licensing option that best meets your needs.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Deployment Options are explained below:

Cloud subscription hosted by Microsoft

A monthly subscription for a system run in a public cloud provided by Microsoft and runs on Microsoft’s award-winning Azure. You pay a monthly fee for your software that includes all server infrastructure.  Upgrades are provided monthly for small enhancements. In addition, there are 2 major releases per year that are handled by Microsoft. All IT infrastructure and upgrades are included.  As more companies embrace cloud technology solutions, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central customers that select this option.  Microsoft offers 2 versions of this ERP System; Essentials and Premium.  The Essentials Version is just $70/user/month, while additional functionality can be found in the  Premium Version at $100/user/month.

Hosted Private Cloud Subscription

A Monthly subscription license for Business Central hosted in a private cloud with the hosting provider of your choice. You decide where the software and data are hosted and when updates are applied. This option gives you more control.

Traditional On-Premises or Private Cloud Perpetual

A license for Business Central that you pay upfront for the perpetual use. This has been model for years and includes an annual maintenance charge. It can be deployed on your servers on- premises or anywhere else you choose because you own the software.  For certain customers, this is an option that they prefer as you, in a sense, owning the software, however, are still strongly recommended to keep current on the annual maintenance to keep the ERP system running smoothly.  The Choice is yours with Microsoft Dynamics Business Central!

Learn more about Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 

Posted by iCepts Technology Group, Inc a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partner in Pennsylvania 

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