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Business Central Vs Dynamics 365 For Finance and Operations

Microsoft now offers two ERP based solutions with Business Central and the offering of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.

Dynamics Business Central is an all-in-one solution that offers integration with the wider modules although it is primary purpose is to act as a stand alone solution whilst Dynamics 365 is a modular solution where you can pick functions that you want to add. Dynamics 365 Business Central is positioned perfectly for the SME audience with a low cost per ownership. Here is a deeper look into some of the differences between Business Central and Dynamics For Finance and Operations. 



Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

User Minimum



Price (per user, per month)

Price available upon request

Price available upon request 

Target Organisation Size


250 +


Core capability across finance, operations, supply chain, CRM and project management.




Additional capability is available in service management and manufacturing via the Premium package.

Advanced capability across finance, operations, manufacturing and supply chain.


Additional capability is available across HR, sales, projects, customer service through the wider Dynamics 365 range with the full Dynamics 365 plan.


Inbuilt CRM capability, offering Outlook integration with opportunity management and customer service capability.


Integration with Dynamics 365 for Sales is available for organisations looking for additionally CRM capability.

No CRM capability but Dynamics 365 for Sales is included with the full Dynamics 365 purchase plan.


Dynamics 365 for Sales offers more advanced Sales and CRM capability than you get with Business Central.


Microsoft Dynamics and Finance and Operations aim to help your business elevate your financial performance with faster reporting, optimised production planning, scheduling, operations and cost management. With Dynamics 365 For Finance and Operations you are able to automate your supply chain, improved fulfillment and logistics aswell as utilise an adaptable platform that can be tailored to apps you already use.


Business Central’s primary goal is to create business solutions without silos and facilitate efficient and automated tasks. In addition to this Business Central presents you with actionable insights with a complete view of your businesses connected data and analytics along with solutions that can be adapted to your business needs as it grows or changes.   


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