Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations has entered
the so-called One Version era, in which customers will say
goodbye to traditional ERP upgrades and apply an ongoing and
mandatory series of smaller updates to their systems on a monthly
to quarterly basis.
At the D365FO User Group & AX
Summit Europethis week, Microsoft made the case for the
transition, hoping to convince current Finance and Operations
(D365FO ) customers that the new approach will benefit them in the
long-run, and that Dynamics AX customers that upgrade will never
have to endure another upgrade project in the future.
The transition to One Version comes at a time when D365FO is
growing at a "far higher pace" than the
overall Dynamics 365 product line's 51% revenue growth
rate according to general manager for Dynamics 365
Muhammad Alam, who spoke at the event. He said he was eager to
share more details on the good news around D365FO but was
restricted from sharing specific figures. But based on July 2018
data that put the number of
D365FO customers in production at more than six hundred, a
higher growth rate indicates that the number of live customers
could now be above one thousand, an estimate that one Microsoft
source believed was accurate.
Some other data Microsoft shared about the growing D365FO