Microsoft Stresses Flexibility In Its Case for Dynamics AX in Two-Tier ERP Scenarios

Large, distributed organizations that want to streamline their processes and technology should consider a two-tier ERP strategy, according to Rudy Dillenseger, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corp. Doing so will enable them to connect their local, smaller business units to the ERP system used by their headquarters.

Large organizations often realize that some ERP solutions are just too complex to adapt to the unique requirements of their smaller, local entities. But Microsoft believes that  Dynamics AX offers these companies a viable alternative that lets them easily customize their solutions to meet the specific requirements of their smaller subsidiaries, implement vertical functionality, more easily manage changing business requirements and save money, Dillenseger told members of the AX User Group in a recent webcast.

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Must Read Article on Two-tier ERP model

This industry week article by Sheila Zelinger explains the various approaches to two-tier ERP model and identifies their pros and cons. A must read if you are exploring a two-tier ERP model.

http://industryweek.com/articles/improving_visibility_into_and_coordinat...

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