Microsoft Buys Core Technology to Boost Its ERP Offering
First I would like to apologize to my readers for the delay in posting this article. My goal is to post something of interest every 1 to 2 weeks, more often if events warrant it. Unfortunately, my schedule went a little haywire during the closing of the 3rd quarter and so it has been difficult to meet my self-imposed deadlines. I think i’ve turned the corner.
Barbara Darrow, Senior News Editor for searchitchannel.com, reports in her article entitled “Microsoft rolls partner technology into Dynamics AX ERP”
· Fullscope Inc. – process manuf acturing technology
· Computer Generated Solutions Inc. – professional services solution
· LS retail EHF – retail technology
· To-Increase Denmark A/S – retail technology
Axapta, now called Dynamics AX, is one of the Dynamics ERP lines from Microsoft that competes directly with SAP’s SME offerings.
“They’ve bought some key functionality for professional services and are putting it into the plumbing. That will let us extend our products more easily into various verticals”
He also remarked that time sheets and billing will be part of the offering.