In December 2010, Microsoft Dynamics AX was recognised as a leader for both vision and execution in ERP by Gartner.
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 delivers the next step in that vision - the beginning of a new generation of business application productivity, providing a purpose-built foundation across five industries, along with comprehensive, core ERP functionality for financial, human resources and operations management.
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 - powerful, agile and simple
With its platform of familiar, high-value, low-total cost of
ownership (TCO) technology, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 empowers
your people to anticipate and embrace change so your business can
grow and thrive.
Delivering you rapid time-to-value, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
is packaged in a single global solution.
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 delivers out-of-the-box,
prebuilt, industry-operational functionality across manufacturing
(process, discrete, and lean), distribution, retail, public sector,
and service industries.
A truly global solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is designed
to scale with your business. A single instance deployment will
support a single business unit in a single country or the unique
requirements for business systems in 36 countries. Microsoft
Dynamics AX 2012 provides global coverage by supporting multiple
currencies, multiple time zones, multiple languages, and compliance
with multiple banking and reporting standards and legislative
With its layered architecture and installable language packs
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 delivers the flexibility for future
growth to other markets, including options for partner-led
At the core of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is richly functional
embedded BI (Business Intelligence). This provides the ability to
deliver users a role tailored experience to enable increased
productivity and provide strong insights to help make better
decisions. Users find themselves comfortable and familiar with the
typical Microsoft look, feel and operation of the inbuilt BI so
this drives productivity even further, providing rapid access to
business system data, the ability to prioritise work and deliver
consistent processes and meet KPIs.
With its ability to capture business intelligence about workflow
and process together with transactional information, Microsoft
Dynamics AX 2012 enables rich analytics about process
effectiveness, with a focus on empowering business process
At the heart of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is a set of unified,
natural models that let you see, measure, and change your
Every application concept involved in representing the business
in software was re-examined in the development of AX 2012. New
capabilities were added to provide an even richer software
representation of a business and its structure, processes, and
policies, and limitations that required workarounds and compromises
in older ERP products were lifted. This makes modeling simple
businesses fast and easy and yet still provides the richness and
flexibility to represent the most complex organisations.
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 presents flexible deployment
alternatives that support your business today and in to the
Adoption is driven by simplicity. Simplicity ensures that
customers truly get the benefit of the system's power and
For users, the familiar Microsoft interface makes the
application easy to learn and intuitive to use, and continues with
explicit work to streamline every step in high-velocity transaction
processes like order entry.
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 brings the power of software to more
users in the business. It adds rich functionality for supplier
relationship management (SRM) and a comprehensive set of employee
self-service functionality for HR data, procurement, and travel
Through direct interoperation with Microsoft collaboration
technologies from Microsoft SharePoint, Windows® Azure™, and
Microsoft Lync ™, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 makes it simpler to
connect employees, customers, suppliers, and partners
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 enhances system administration by
automating application lifecycle management, making the system
simpler to deploy, manage, and upgrade.