Microsoft’s Push at WPC to Be “Tier 1” ERP Provider Bodes Well for Users, with Emphasis on BI, Servers, CRM, Sofware Plus Services

Last week's Worldwide Partner Conference was targeted at all Microsoft partners and ISVs, but Dynamics received more attention than usual, report two partners.

By focusing heavily on Dynamics, Microsoft signaled its readiness to "nudge its way into the Tier 1 party" of ERP providers that has long been dominated by Oracle and SAP, predicts Chris Zimmerman, vice president of the partner program at Kineticsware Inc., a Microsoft Dynamics AX ISV


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HiChirs Zimmerman's views

Hi Chirs Zimmerman's views are very well founded and as partners of Dynamics Ax in india, we see the traction growing. the microsoft strategy right from the beginning has paid off well and I have had personal interactions with the senior management of SAP who have admitted to having no clue as to the success strategy of Microsoft in the mid market! iam happy that Iam a partner of Microsoft Dynamics Ax and am betting my buck for the bang!! Raghu - CEO Right Fields