Hitachi Solutions America Partners with Nucleus Research to Deliver Microsoft Dynamics 365 ROI Financial Modeling Tool

The tool, based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Azure solutions, will allow the measurement of all financial metrics, including the real return on investment (ROI), total cost of ownership (TCO), and payback period. 

IRVINE, CALIF.  MAY 22, 2017

Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd., a leading provider of global industry solutions based on the Microsoft Cloud, is pleased to announce its partnership with Nucleus Research to provide a financial modeling tool based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Azure solutions. The tool will allow the measurement of financial metrics, including the real return on investment (ROI), total cost of ownership (TCO), and payback period.

The ROI Financial Modeling Tool provides an instant report that estimates the cost savings that moving to Microsoft Dynamics 365 will bring to a company. This is especially important for prospects considering a move to Dynamics 365 from Dynamics CRM or Dynamics AX, as it would provide multiple reports to provide detailed information prospects need during each stage in the sales process from initial evaluation through financial justification to senior management.

"We are excited about our partnership with Nucleus Research to deliver this Microsoft Dynamics 365 Financial Modeling Tool to the market," said Michael Strand, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, at Hitachi Solutions America. "Hitachi Solutions has helped hundreds of customers move to the Microsoft Cloud. This new Financial Modeling tool, backed by Nucleus Research's trusted methodology, enables us to continue modernizing and delivering value to our customers and prospects on Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 platform."

"It's the cold, hard numbers that accelerate business decisions," said Ian Campbell, CEO of Nucleus Research. "Validating ROI, TCO and payback provide a clarity in understanding the value a solution can deliver. By teaming with Hitachi Solutions, we offer companies this numbers-based insight to show the value in migrating to Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Azure."

Microsoft Dynamics 365 offers businesses heightened customer engagement, improved customer service, and optimized operations. An upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics 365 allows businesses to evolve and better meet shifting customer demands and expectations in a changing market. Dynamics 365 offers a suite of CRM and ERP applications that work seamlessly together in the cloud.

Hitachi Solutions is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, June 22 on how upgrading to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition from Dynamics AX can grow businesses in the digital age.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition, offers a complete set of business applications that streamline financials, optimize operations, and improve customer engagement/experience - all hosted in the cloud, on-premises, or on a hybrid deployment model. 

The webinar will cover why you should care about Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition, and how improving global visibility and incorporating digital intelligence can help you stay ahead of the competition in today's digital transformation environment.   

Click here to register.


About Nucleus Research

Nucleus Research is an independent, full service Research and IT Advisory Firm that specializes in the financial assessment of technology throughout the product lifecycle. The foundation of our research is a case based methodology that involves interviewing customers who have implemented a technology solution. By following this case based, investigative approach we can deliver factual advice and analysis that will help the organization articulate the financial, operational and overall business value of implementing the technology solution. - See more at:

About Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd.

Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd. helps its customers successfully compete with the largest global enterprises using powerful, easy-to-use, and affordable industry solutions built on the Microsoft Cloud and enhanced with world class Business Analytics, Portals, and Collaboration. Hitachi Solutions America provides global capabilities with regional offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, Japan, China, and Asia Pacific. For more information, call + 1 949.242.1300 or visit:

About Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a core member of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi Group and a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to companies across many industries. The company provides value-driven services throughout the IT life cycle from systems planning to systems integration, operation and maintenance. Hitachi Solutions delivers products and services of superior value to customers worldwide through key subsidiaries in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, China, and Asia Pacific. For more information on Hitachi Solutions, please visit:

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2015 (ended March 31, 2016) totaled 10,034 billion yen ($88.8 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at