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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By : Victoria Yudin
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By: Victoria Yudin

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning application with a multitude of features and options. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and can be very confusing for users and consultants. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease.This focused, step-by-step tutorial covers the basics of Microsoft Dynamics GP, from licensing, to design, before moving on to more complex topics such as implementation and setup. You will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 from start to finish.This book will enable you to master the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2010 effectively. This book starts with how to plan and complete a successful Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 implementation. You will then move on to learning who should be on the implementation team, what important questions should be asked and how to plan your infrastructure for Dynamics GP 2010. Detailed descriptions of all the setup options for the core Dynamics GP modules as well as practical advice on setup will help guide you through the myriad of options available in this powerful application. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how to import your initial data with illustrations and practical examples.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
About the Author
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The Terminal Server only approach

With the proliferation of Terminal Server and advances in Terminal Services functionality, many organizations have been implementing Dynamics GP on Terminal Server only, foregoing installations on client workstations completely. Whether this approach is right for your implementation may depend on a great many factors. Let's take a look at some of the pros and cons.

Pros of a Terminal Server only implementation

Following are the benefits of a Terminal Server only implementation:

  • No need to upgrade any workstations: This may be a great approach for companies where many client computers do not meet the requirements for Dynamics GP and there are no other reasons to upgrade.

  • Installation, updates, maintenance, and support are all simplified tremendously: For environments where there are limited IT resources, it is a great deal easier, not to mention less expensive, to install, maintain, and support the Dynamics GP client application on a Terminal Server as opposed...