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Microsoft Dynamics GP Version Upgrade Resources

Ready to Upgrade Your Version of Microsoft Dynamics GP?

Microsoft is continually investing in Microsoft Dynamics GP and releasing new versions.  As part of your Business Ready Enhancement Maintenance Plan customers receive the new version at no cost.  CAL Business Solutions is ready to assist you with the installation and training to take full advantage of the benefits of the new version.  See what is new since Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Upgrade Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

What is the average cost of a Dynamics GP upgrade?
There are 8 factors that can impact the price of your next upgrade plus several ways you can save money. Read full article

Can I move my current Dynamics system to the cloud?
Instead of upgrading your hardware according to current version specs, you can move your existing system online. Read more details.

What is the current version of Microsoft Dynamics GP?
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 was released on December 1, 2016 (Prior to that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 was released May 2016.)  Read about Dynamics GP 2016 New Features.  Read about Dynamics GP 2016 R2 New Features

When is the next release of Microsoft Dynamics GP?
The upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 is scheduled for December 2017.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap

What is Microsoft’s future strategy and roadmap for Microsoft Dynamics GP?
Microsoft provides ongoing roadmap visibility through comprehensive statements of direction (SODs) that provide our customers with insight into the planned product innovations at least 12-18 months in advance of the next version release.

Download: Microsoft Dynamics GP Statement of Direction Document (May 2016)

What is the timeline for worldwide Microsoft Dynamics GP releases?
As of 2016 Microsoft announced they will go back to an annual release schedule.

Will CAL Business Solutions continue to support my version of Microsoft Dynamics GP?
Yes, CAL Business Solutions will continue to support you, to the best of our ability, as long as you use the product. CAL supports all versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) from GPA to the current version.

When will Microsoft discontinue support for my version of Microsoft Dynamics GP?
Microsoft will offer a minimum of five years of mainstream support from the date of a product’s general availability. Service pack support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product’s support lifecycle, whichever comes first.

Check Microsoft Support Lifecycle website

Dynamics GP 2016 – Mainstream Support End Date 7/13/21

Dynamics GP 2015 & GP 2015 R2 – Mainstream Support End Date 4/14/20

Dynamics GP 2013 & GP 2013 R2 – Mainstream Support End Date 4/10/2018

Dynamics GP 2010 – Mainstream Support End Date 10/13/2015

Dynamics GP Version 10.0 – Mainstream Support End Date 10/9/2012

Dynamics GP Version 9.0 – Mainstream Support End Date 1/11/2011

What are current system requirements for Microsoft Dynamics GP?
Plan your upgrade by reviewing the latest hardware/server specs for Dynamics GP here.

What should I do if I am ready to upgrade my version of Microsoft Dynamics GP?

Contact CAL Business Solutions at 860-485-0910 x4 to discuss your options. We will review your current system, add on products and customizations and prepare a detailed upgrade plan.

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