For Larger Microsoft Partners, Significant Dynamics ERP and CRM Acquisitions Become Part of The New Reality

The Microsoft Dynamics channel saw a steady stream of acquisitions in 2015. And the uptick in deals, especially for larger firms, continued last week when Hitachi Solutions America Group announced its acquisition of Dynamics AX and CRM partner and solution provider Ignify.

The Ignify deal is one more sign of the Dynamics partner channel's continued belief in the market opportunity for Microsoft's business solutions, says Mike Gillis, COO and president of Hitachi Solutions America Group. Gillis's organization is responsible for all Microsoft Dynamics related business for Hitachi outside of Japan.


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