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Why Migrate Dynamics NAV To Business Central – Use one unified solution to run the entire company

Dynamics 365 Business central is the latest version of Dynamics NAV product. Dynamics 365 has all the features of Dynamics NAV and even more.

Have the same advanced capabilities as Dynamics navision, with complete versatility to integrate with Business Central, a robust business management system tailored for small to medium enterprises, in the cloud or on-premises.


Why make a transition to dynamics business central?

The need to make a transition from Dynamics NAV to Business Central is simple. In this fiercely competitive world, the need to have the latest technologies is highly essential to improve business. Customers are stuck with an old version of a solution that needs updating to meet market standards. The oldest Dynamics NAV now available is 2019. New features exist in Business central that are in sync with market demand. New versions are highly customized.

How to migrate to business central?

Clients using Dynamics NAV are familiar with Business central since Central is an extension of NAV. Thus according to Microsoft, in the latest version of Dynamics NAV called NAV 2019, it is possible to migrate from Dynamics NAV to Dynamics 365 via a migration path.

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The justification you can not simply transfer your customizations from prior NAV versions is that the configuration model is distinct. The biggest barrier our customers face is transitioning from a traditional version of Dynamics NAV like 4.0, 5.0, 7.0, and 9. 0. Nonetheless, if you are operating a dated version such as NAV 4.0, 7.0 or 2019, it is in your best interest to investigate the database until you put it into Dynamics 365. 

If you still have the earlier version, you have to secure Data Transfer from you to your Business Central online tenant SQL Server or NAV premises case. And, the old edition you have of Dynamics NAV, the higher the possibility that you will need to dump or update your customizations to be compliant with Dynamics 365 Business Central. If you operate a new feature of Dynamics, Microsoft has created a tool that allows customizing Dynamics 365 to suit the application.

The process will migrate the data between databases using ADF or Azure Data Factory. Depending on factors like the size of data, the configuration of SQL server, speed of communication, the data migration period is time-consuming.

Customers switching from NAV to Business Central Cloud will love the innovation from Microsoft called the Cloud Migration Tool, a complete setup wizard.

Finally, if the business is already on-site with extensions, then we recommend reviewing the Intelligent Cloud Migration. If you use C / AL instead, you must rebuild your customization as plugins first. Data migration can then be performed using the previously suggested method or using RapidStart, XMLports, or APIs.

The new technologies in Business central help yield more users.

All customizations are reviewed that exist in the system. The analysis will take several days or weeks, based on the configuration and complexity. Some times they are charged, sometimes not, it depends on the level of the complexity. The features clients don’t use are not moved to Business central. The functional analysis does with a side of the bio web section. Technical analysis is usually stacked remotely and tackled in our own time.

Major Advantages Of Upgrading From Dynamics NAV To Business Central

  • Connect to all information and reports.
  • Reduce overall ownership cost.
  • Integrating effortlessly with other Microsoft products.
  • Fast and easy enhanced features.
  • Continuous automatic updates.
  • Worldclass privacy and security

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What are the risks?

Among the world’s largest businesses, a quick transition isn’t possible. You have to realize that as a client, it is also demanding things from you. Once again this practice is particularly suited to many smaller companies. The time needed depends on a lot of things like the size of the client, the size of the database, and customization options. Yet, in particular, it’s what you’d foresee. 

If you can see yourself in the following criteria, then a quick migration project is appropriate for you.

  • You need to ready to adopt the ERP software in the cloud environment of Microsoft and connect to the ERP solution rather than obtaining a license.
  • You must select regular apps that give you the readiness to adapt than tailor-made.
  • If regular apps cannot accommodate all processes, you must be ready to take potential options.

You have to see the value of using a recommended practice 

setup an account program and save countless hours of configuration work.

The company should carry every operation within a week. All members will be educated and motivated to choose from. When any decision needs workshops and regulatory approval, then, of course, we would run out of time.

  • One to two months in which your collaborator transforms your database and creates/provides a comparison database
  • Minimum 2 months trial. 
  • Two days for live.

Testing app

Now it’s necessary to evaluate your application. All things you need to do as part of your testing effort is below. Check the app to the full. We hope that you can check 100% of your app’s features. It won’t suffice to check only a few areas of your app. Make sure the customer could still access the core Business Central without experiencing permission errors with the essential user. You have to authorize the consumer to do stuff like entering the customer card, placing a sales order, etc.

Are you looking for a partner who can assist in Dynamics Nav to Business central migration?   

Connect with Matsyaa Infotech to get a free demo and understand what upgrading can deliver to your company.

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