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3/17/2015
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Doug Henschen
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Microsoft Cloud-First Push Shines In CRM, Lags In ERP

Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online business is growing quickly, but Dynamics AX Online is still stuck at the gate. What's the holdup?

New social-engagement functionality, among a bevy of cloud-first upgrades to Dynamics CRM. Dynamics AX ERP, meanwhile, has yet reach production release on Azure.

New social-engagement functionality, among a bevy of cloud-first upgrades to Dynamics CRM. Dynamics AX ERP, meanwhile, has yet reach production release on Azure.

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3/17/2015 | 10:58:13 AM
Despite the "floodgate" talk, it's really the next release that's going cloud
Talking to ERP customers today, it seems that most are going to wait for the next release of AX -- which will be either AX 2015 or AX 2016 -- before committing to a move to ERP in the cloud. It just seems at odds with the urgency of the likes of SAP, Oracle and other ERP vendors to go cloud ASAP.
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