In addition to deployment flexibility, Business Central, give you options for licensing types; Essentials vs. Premium. The core functionality of each version is listed below:
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central "Essentials"
- Financial Management
- Advanced Financial Management
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) (requires additional licensing subscription)
- Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
- Human Resource Management
- Project Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Warehouse Management and Inventory
- Inventory Management
- Configuration and Development
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central "Premium" (All of the functionality with Essentials plus 2 key functionality sets)
- Service Management
Most companies today tend to choose the Cloud Version of Business Central for quicker setup time, more affordable entry into a new system, plus you don’t’ have to rely on your own infrastructure. Also, updates are much more frequent.
However, some of the benefits of an On-Premises ERP Deployment include greater control over updates on the system, how you access the system (not internet reliant) and utilizing your existing infrastructure. In addition. some companies prefer that you actually "own" the ERP licensing rather than "renting" the system which could be as long as you have a subscription to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.
To learn more about what deployment option would work best for your company and the differences between Licensing of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, we have the below resources:
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