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Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide

By : Yogesh Kasat, JJ Yadav
Book Image

Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide

By: Yogesh Kasat, JJ Yadav

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics AX is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that supports multi-site operations across various countries, providing international processing within the company. It is an ERP solution with a lot of features and functionality, and it provides support across the fields of financial, distribution, supply chain, project, customer relationship, HR, and field service management. This book is all about simplifying the overall implementation process of Dynamics AX. The purpose of this book is to help IT managers and solution architects implement Dynamics AX to increase the success rate of Dynamics AX projects. This all-in-one guide will take you through an entire journey of a Dynamics AX implementation, ensuring you avoid commonly-made mistakes during implementation. You’ll begin with the installation of Dynamics AX and the basic requirements. Then, you’ll move onto data migration, reporting, functional and technical design, configuration, and performance tuning. By the end of the book, you will know how to plan and execute Dynamics AX right, on your first attempt, using insider industry knowledge and best practices.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgments
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
11
Testing and Training
Index

Cloud deployment


The cloud simplifies many challenges such as lead time, scalability, disaster recovery, and so on.

The cloud services

In general, the following cloud services are offered by the Dynamics AX partners:

Type of service

Description

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

Here, infrastructure, application, and data, everything is managed by the vendor.

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

Here, the vendor manages the infrastructure and the Operating System. You only have to worry about managing your application and data.

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Here, the infrastructure is managed by the vendor and you manage the operating system, application, and data.

The following diagram shows the difference between the various cloud services:

Several Microsoft Dynamics partners provide these services. You can review the cloud partners and see which engagement makes more sense for you. PaaS and IaaS are the most commonly used offerings for Dynamics AX 2012 R3.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 on...