As you may know, Microsoft Dynamics AX is approaching end of life leaving life sciences organizations who have relied on Dynamics AX for years with an important decision to make. Continue investing in an unsupported on-premises solution or invest in building a modern cloud infrastructure for the future. There are many factors that will and should go into your decision and we appreciate the challenge this brings to your organization.
The good news is there are numerous benefits that await you on the other side of Dynamics AX. This article will highlight some overall business advantages you can expect with a move to an industry-specific cloud ERP solution such as AX for Pharma 365™, powered by Dynamics 365.
In a recent Forrester study, commissioned by Microsoft, The Total Economic Impact™ of Migrating from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Microsoft Dynamics 365 in the Cloud shares results from four companies that migrated from Dynamics AX 2009 and/or AX 2012 to Dynamics 365.
You will see the improvements are quite impressive and included:
Beyond TCO, the interviewed organizations reported additional benefits, including:
For life sciences organizations – particularly in Biotech, Pharma, and Medical Devices – you have unique needs that must be met with a cloud ERP solution. This typically involves costly customizations and add-ons. However, AX for Pharma 365 powered by the Dynamics 365 cloud platform, is designed to meet your business and industry-specific requirements and extend your capabilities so you can achieve rapid time to value.
AX for Pharma 365 includes:
The ability to unify your systems, your data, and your processes on a single cloud platform built for life sciences is transformational. However, to compare the true risks and costs of remaining on-premises with Microsoft Dynamics AX vs. investing in a modern cloud infrastructure, a thorough assessment and cost analysis will help you make the best decision for your organization and goals.
AX for Pharma is solely dedicated to helping the life sciences community grow and succeed. A cloud migration requires a partner you can trust to help you evaluate your options, provide a demonstrate of solutions to consider, and plan your next steps. Contact our experts for guidance and answers.