Earlier today Microsoft launched their Microsoft Office 365 productivity suite which combines Office, SharePoint, Exchange and Lync in a cloud based version of their earthbound variant.
The service, which replaces Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite, was launched today by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in a live webcast with over 20 partners already signed up to resell the service alongside their own services.
Kurt DelBene, president, Microsoft Office Division said, “Our partners represent some of the best-known, most-trusted brands in their local markets. Our customers will be able to rest easy knowing their cloud services are backed by Microsoft and some of the greatest service providers in the world.”
Microsoft Dynamics GP and Office 365 work together now! Microsoft Dynamics GP leverages Office 365’s functionality, such as reporting and Excel-based analysis, presence and instant messaging, transaction initiation through Lync, and many of the other features of Office that you have come to enjoy when deployed on-premises, but now available through the Cloud with Microsoft Office 365.
With Microsoft Dynamics GP, you build a foundation for the future that goes beyond standalone applications to extend their traditional ERP systems throughout their organization and into the cloud.
Microsoft have recently been expanding on the roadmap for Microsoft Dynamics GP “12” (expected to be launched as Microsoft Dynamics GP 2012). One of the features which most interests me is the Named System Database Architecture. Continue reading → Dynamics GP “12” – Named System Database Architecture
SQL-DMO is no longer included in the SQL Server 2008 installation package but can be downloaded as part of the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack