Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Version 18 Launch
The exciting launch of Dynamics Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1 has finally happened and there are many great features that have been added to the product. Some of the most notable improvements include better integration with other Microsoft 365 Office applications, an increase in storage space per user and an easier onboarding experience for customers.
In the current world of remote work, it is essential to have integration between applications for ease of use. Version 18 of Business Central has improved the collaboration features between all other Microsoft 356 applications, but most importantly Microsoft Teams. Teams and Business Central have been updated to work more efficiently together with direct access to Business Central data such as invoices and contacts through the Teams application. The update has also added the feature of Cloud Printing using Microsoft Universal Print, meaning that documents can be printed directly from a mobile app or Teams.
One of the most exciting updated features is the increase in data storage for Business Central users. The base entitlement storage stays the same at 80GB, but a per user allocation has been added. The per user allocation is 2GB for Essential users and 3GB for Premium users, this means that larger business with more users will receive an increase in their data storage. If that is not enough for large data businesses the pricing for additional data storage has dropped significantly with an average of a 75% price reduction.
The customer onboarding experience has been improved with this update, making it faster for users to start productive usage of Business Central. The onboarding experience entails a startup checklist, application tour and teaching tips. Customers are now able to integrate themselves into the application at a much faster rate, making Business Central easier and more productive from the beginning.
The latest update has greatly improved application performance with a 20% faster improvement on opening the Role Centre, a 36x faster improvement on Reports and Web Services are 25% faster. The Version 18 launch of Business Central has further optimized the application for your business, your industry and your solutions.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a modern ERP solution for small and mid-sized companies that is deployed as a SaaS or on-premise solution.