Four Steps to Planning Your Microsoft Dynamics NAV Upgrade
If you are a user of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, the impending arrival of NAV 7 (currently scheduled for late-2012) may inspire excitement, or it may inspire dread. Either way, it is inevitable; you have to start planning for a transition.
As Microsoft's Todd Bergeson, senior product marketing manager, told a room full of NAV users at NAVUG in Las Vegas on Nov. 8, "To get to (NAV) 7, you have to go through 2009." Those still on version 4 or 5, can't jump, Bergeson added, because of release 7's SQL server requirement and its switch from the Classic Client to the Role Tailored Client. The upgrade may be done all at once, but a transition through 2009 is unavoidable.