Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 to introduce platform, industry, Lifecycle Services enhancements

Microsoft will update Dynamics AX 2012 R3 in a range of areas with Cumulative Update 8 (CU8), which is due in December. Customers can expect an updated retail point-of-sale client, enhancements in warehouse and transportation management, and more flexible Azure deployment options.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 

The new Point-of-Sales client for Windows tablets and phones can run on Windows 10, as Microsoft Dynamics general manager Christian Pedersen demonstrated to the audience at Convergence 2014 Europe today. The interface will also work on a smartphone.


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