Five Reasons to Transition to Dynamics 365 Business Central

Does your business use a legacy Dynamics solution? Review these 5 reasons you should transition to Dynamics 365 BC for long-term success.

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    It’s not easy to run a business. You get caught up in day-to-day priorities and tasks and it’s easy to lose sight of the steps you need to put in place today to achieve your long-term goals. As we’ve talked to our clients, it has become very clear that the businesses who are strategic with their technology choices are outperforming those on legacy software systems. In fact, the recent Forrester Total Economic Impact study found that businesses on modern platforms are seeing a 162% return on investment and an increase of 10% in their operational productivity.

    Whether you produce and distribute the best product on the market, or off an industry leading solution or service, you need technology to help supposed your business processes, provide actionable insights, and empower you to reach your goals.

    While your legacy Dynamics solution like GP, SL, or NAV may have helped you get to where you are today, there’s an argument to be made about transitioning to Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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    1. Improved Security Against Ransomware

    Businesses large and small are falling victim to cybersecurity criminals. In fact, 1 in 4 SMBs have reported they had a security breach in the last year. In 2021, Statista calculated the average downtime a company experienced after a ransomware attack is 22 days with an average of $108,000 in lost revenue per data breach – and that doesn’t take into consideration financial loss due to lost productivity or fees to reinstate your systems and data.

    Microsoft employs over 3,500 security experts to ensure Dynamics 365 and Azure is protected and secured 100 percent of the time.

    2. New Features and Functionality

    Microsoft is fully invested in Dynamics 365, offering the core features and functionality your business needs right out of the box. New features and enhancements are automatically added to your environment with each major release, and additional industry-specific functionality can easily be added as extensions of the system.

    3. Modern, Cloud-Based Platform

    Ditch the VPN with easy anywhere, anytime access on any device with 99.9% up-time, guaranteed. Most importantly, provide a modern user experience that your team will enjoy.

    4. The Last Implementation EVER

    Upgrading your on-prem Dynamics solution from one version to the next has never been an easy task. By transitioning to Dynamics 365, you’re undertaking the final ERP implementation you’ll ever have.

    Once in place, you’re always on the latest version, with a predictable release schedule that requires minimal effort to deploy in your live environment.

    Free Assessment to Prepare for Implementation

    Preparing for your transition to Dynamics 365 Business Central is easier than ever with Velosio’s Free Cloud Assessment. This assessment is available for Dynamics GP users and will provide you with a detailed report of:

    • Migration Risks
    • ISV Solutions in Place
    • Environment Information including number of companies, version, and database size
    • SQL Server Information
    • Issues by Category
    • Features and Functionality in Use
    • GP Modules in Use and Which Can Be Migrated

    With this report, you’ll have a clear understanding of the requirements prior to upgrading and the true scope of the project.

    Learn more about the assessment

    5. Predictable Costs and Maintenance

    Velosio has implemented Dynamics 365 Business Central hundreds of times and provides a number of programs to lower your cost of deployment and the total cost of ownership over time.

    Velosio Express

    Velosio Express provides packaged deployments that accelerate the deployment schedule by pre-configuring the most common elements and building best-practices in on day one.

    Fixed Price Upgrade

    With a fixed-price upgrade from Velosio, you will know what your transition to Dynamics 365 is going to cost with no surprise or hidden fees.

    Upfront Licensing

    Pay for the users you need with upfront licensing costs. Visit the Microsoft licensing site for more information.

    Velosio One Licensing Incentive (VOLI)

    Only available to Velosio clients, VOLI simplifies the Microsoft licensing experience while creating significant cost savings for Velosio clients.

    Our experts will work with you to ensure you have the correct quantity and types of licenses for all of your Microsoft products. And the more Microsoft licenses you consolidate with Velosio, the more you save – up to 10% of your total subscription costs.

    Reach out to our experts about migrating to Dynamics 365 Business Central.


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