Microsoft has re-invented their approach to pricing and packaging with the new Dynamics 365 offering, as it is offering 2 versions of the Dynamics 365 product:
- Dynamics 365 Business Central
- Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations
Dynamics 365 Business Central is a comprehensive business management solution for growing companies with roughly 10 to 100 employees. This is for small-to-medium businesses without the user limit.
SME that need more than the simple financial and accounting tools, but aren’t yet ready to make a big investment in a customized enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (Enterprise Edition) is a Microsoft enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for medium to large organisations. The Enterprise tier will include a total of eight apps that can be combined into two different plans. And most important, there is 20 minimum user license required.
|Features||D365 Business Central||D365 Finance & Operations|
|Tax Locations||D365 Business Central is available in 16 countries and is a good fit for decentralized global operations.||Both Microsoft ERP solutions can be used to manage multiple currencies and tax regions, but businesses that operate in 16 or more tax regions, will need the more advanced functionality of D365 Finance and Operations.|
|Number of Transactions||For businesses processing thousands of transactions, D365 Business Central is capable of providing the accuracy needed to manage and report on these correctly.||For businesses processing hundreds of thousands transactions, Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations is a more effective solution.|
|Traceability||D365 Business Central currently, only provides serial number and lot number tracking.||Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations offers additional functionality in the form of pallet number and ‘licence plate’ tracking functionality for manufacturers.|
Dynamics 365 Business Central is strongly positioned towards SMEs, offering a wide range of capability at a compelling price.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a modular solution, where you can choose modules that you require and this applies to the entire Dynamics 365 range. However, Dynamics 365 Business Central is an all-in-one solution that offers integration with the wider modules.
You can also visit D365 Finance & Operations vs D365 Business Central – Part 1