The Business Case for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Upgrades: A Partner Details the Costs, Benefits

February 4 2016

There's a big difference between "working fine" and working optimally. Still, a good many Microsoft Dynamics NAV users stick by their out-of-support pre-2013 installs because they don't break down. And with yearly updates, perhaps keeping up with Dynamics NAV releases has simply become a burden they would rather avoid.

The fact that older versions of Dynamics NAV don't fall over is a testimony to how solid the product is. Still, Dynamics NAV 2013 and earlier releases simply lack the capabilities and future opportunities of NAV 2016.

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rajivkumar1000's picture

We are on NAV 2013R2. We also have a lot of customisation done and the upgrade from 2009 was a huge effort. Should we be exploring an upgrade to 2016? What will we gain from it? Rajiv Kumar CEO Proactive Data Systems Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India