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Ground to Cloud: ERP Migration 2018-06-28T20:27:55+00:00

Ground to Cloud ERP Migration: Your Dynamics AX solution…backed by the power of Azure

As the backbone of your organization, your ERP system touches every department in some way. If you’re using Dynamics AX, you know what it has to offer, and it has likely been meeting your needs so far. But if you’re using an on-premises version, you also know you’re missing out on the power of the Cloud.

Let AKA help you get the best of both worlds: the strength of Dynamics AX combined with the flexibility, scalability, and processing power of Azure. It’s perfect for organizations that want to:

  • Avoid replacing hardware reaching end of life
  • Reduce maintenance and support costs
  • Scale their business
  • Ensure better security, disaster recovery, and compliance
  • Upgrade so they can use features available in newer versions
  • Move from versions at the end of their support lifecycle
  • Take advantage of the entire Microsoft platform, including Office 365, SharePoint, Exchange, and more

AKA: Experience you won’t find with any other partner

If you’re concerned about the difficulty of an upgrade and a move to the Cloud, don’t be. Managed by a qualified, experienced partner, the process is surprisingly painless, even if your configuration includes multiple integrations with online and on-premises applications or other complexities.

AKA is completely aligned with Microsoft’s approach and one the few Dynamics Partners with the resources and methodology to pull all of these areas together and ensure your systems are optimized and integrated for peak performance:

Fast, thorough, cost-effective implementations. We have a proven implementation methodology and dependable tools for application lifecycle management, platform configuration, data migration, and environment migration, that will have you up and running in Azure in days, not months.

Deep IT, ERP, and business expertise. Rather than relying on an internal IT resource that might not know Dynamics AX or have Cloud expertise, you have our consultants, developers, and support staff as your IT team. We are certified in Azure and Dynamics AX/365 and understand the importance of compliance with security and regulatory protocols.

Shared knowledge. In addition to designing and implementing your solution, we also bring value-added consulting and education to the table. We want to be your trusted partner, so we work closely with you, sharing our expertise while listening to your needs.

A one-stop shop. We don’t just upgrade or move AX; we design and implement a complete system, and we work with your other partners to make sure it all works together. After the implementation, you’ll have one place to call for Dynamics AX, Azure, or other infrastructure issues—you won’t get bounced around between different support teams.

Unparalleled experience. AKA has been a Dynamics partner for more than 20 years and has an expert Cloud team. These teams work together to ensure your solution works seamlessly.

Not ready to upgrade? Move Dynamics AX onto Azure

Although we are confident that upgrading to Dynamics 365 is the way to go, we understand that every organization has different needs. If you have AX on premises or another arrangement (managed services or hosting) and don’t want to upgrade, there is an alternative. AKA can migrate AX to Azure, so you can enjoy the benefits you’ve always experienced with AX—made even more powerful by Microsoft Azure:

High availability—Your data is in a state-of-the-art Microsoft data center with built-in redundancy, so downtime is minimal for updates and maintenance, and backup facilities are staffed 24/7.

Highly scalable—No more dealing with on-premises infrastructures that are fixed and expensive to expand; Azure allows fast resizing of servers, storage capacity, and build-out of new production and sandbox environments.

Pay for what you need—Azure allows you to scale based on demand, so you pay only for what you use.

Integration with on-premise systems—Your ERP Cloud environment can be fully integrated with your existing on-premise systems, including CRM, reporting, and third-party applications.

Everywhere availability—All your employees need is Internet access to use your applications around the world; Azure runs on a growing global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters.

Take advantage of new features and opportunities to optimize—Migrating is the perfect opportunity to upgrade to the latest version of Dynamics so you can take advantage of current features. You also get the opportunity to review and optimize your processes.

Azure keeps you ahead of the curve—Use Microsoft PowerApps and Flow to develop low code/no code solutions that run on mobile and desktop platforms and meet your specific needs. You also get access to the latest as Microsoft continues to refine and enhance Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365.

Data safety and security—Microsoft is equipped to meet ever-changing compliance and regulatory standards for security and authentication, taking the burden off your staff.

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