Note: As of 2019, Microsoft no longer includes the year as part of the product name. So the product is now known simply as “Microsoft Dynamics GP”.
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? As of the October 2019 release, Microsoft Dynamics GP moved to the Modern Lifecycle Policy. Once you install this update or any update after this release you will be on the new modern lifecycle. The Modern Lifecycle Policy covers products and services that are serviced and supported continuously. For products governed by the Modern Lifecycle Policy, Microsoft will provide a minimum of 12 months’ notification prior to ending support if no successor product or service is offered—excluding free services or preview releases.