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The 2014 Microsoft Product Roadmap

From Windows 8.1 receiving its first major update to the "Threshold" release wave beginning to take shape, 2014 promises to be an important year for Microsoft's vision of a more unified product ecosystem. Key releases for Office, Dynamics, Windows Phone and others are also in the offing over the next 12 months.

Microsoft Readies Dynamics CRM and Azure for Government Users

Microsoft is beefing up its public sector cloud services, announcing a new Dynamics CRM Online offering for government users and expanding access to its Azure government cloud preview.

Microsoft Updates Dynamics CRM 2013, Dynamics CRM Online

The "spring wave" of Dynamics CRM updates is now generally available, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft, Salesforce Ink Deal To Bring CRM to Windows, Office 365

Microsoft and Salesforce.com on Thursday announced a partnership to bring greater integration between their core technologies.

Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Reaches General Availability

The R2 version of Microsoft's Dynamics GP 2013 enterprise resource planning (ERP) product became generally available on Wednesday.

Next Dynamics CRM Release Will Not Support Windows Server 2008

Future versions of Dynamics CRM will drop support for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008, Microsoft said this week.

Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Reaches General Availability

The R3 version of Microsoft's Dynamics AX 2012 enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution was released on Thursday.

The Cloud Boom and the Rise of Hybrid Solution Providers

As megavendors build datacenters to support their cloud visions, they're wooing solution providers that can connect customers' on-premises systems to the new cloud platforms.

Microsoft Sketches Out Dynamics Roadmap at Convergence

Microsoft on Tuesday kicked off its Convergence 2014 event in Atlanta, Ga. by spotlighting several key Dynamics releases expected this year.

Microsoft To Deliver New Dynamics CRM Components in Q2

Microsoft will launch two new Windows Azure-hosted Dynamics CRM services and a new release of Dynamics CRM Online in the second quarter of this year, the company said on Tuesday.

Microsoft To Roll Out Two Key Dynamics GP Releases in 2014

Microsoft recently laid out the roadmap for its Dynamics GP enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, highlighting two important releases coming by year's end.

Microsoft Outlines New Retail Features in Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Microsoft outlined several new features coming in Dynamics for Retail on Monday at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & Expo, taking place this week in New York.

Microsoft Acquires Parature, Sets Stage for Dynamics CRM Integration

Microsoft is acquiring Parature, a provider of cloud-based customer service solutions for organizations, for an undisclosed amount.

Microsoft's SMB Partners Say Goodbye to Small Business Server

Time runs out on new sales of the venerable Windows Small Business Server this month. Having had plenty of warning, the SMB partner community is already moving on.

Convergence EMEA: Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Coming in 2014

Dynamics AX 2012 R3, the next release of Microsoft's enterprise resource planning (ERP) product, is scheduled to arrive in April 2014.