If you are a user of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 or an earlier version, this blog is for you!
Upgrading to D365 Business Central before support ends for NAV
With Dynamics NAV 2017 having moved from mainstream support to extended support, our recorded webinar covers what this means. We also explain why now is a great time to upgrade your ERP solution.
- Mainstream – Product receives new features, security updates and non-security updates
- Extended – Only receives security updates
- Beyond End of Support – No updates whatsoever
If you are using NAV 2017 or earlier, you will only be receiving security updates at no additional cost. However, you will no longer receive new features or design changes, and you will have to pay for any additional support that is required. Paid support is typically provided by Microsoft partners, (like us at Mercurius IT) and rates can vary.
If you continue to use a version of NAV that is in extended support, you may run into issues if/when you try to integrate the solution with other modern tools & technology, such as Power Platform, or third-party solutions.
You also won’t be able to update your NAV instance with any required statutory changes or localisations, which can potentially put you at risk.
We hope this blog post clears up the different support lifecycles for Microsoft Dynamics and gives you some insight into why an upgrade to Business Central is your best bet.
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