Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics GP Integration

upgrading to ms dynamics gp 2013We’ve covered many of the basics of upgrading your MS Dynamics CRM system to Dynamics GP 2013, including licensing and pricing considerations. Below is an overview of other logistics you may consider if you decide to upgrade to Dynamics GP 2013.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 System Requirements

If you use MS Dynamics GP release 10.0.1634 or later, then you will be able to upgrade to MS Dynamics GP 2013. You can use SQL Server Reporting Services to transfer multiple MS Dynamics GP instances to a single MS SQL Reporting Server. You will need 2 GB of hard drive space and 2 of RAM. If you're planning a Microsoft Dynamics GP eCommerce integration, you may need to allocate additional resources. Additionally, you will need MS Office 2010 and Internet Explorer 8.0 or 9.0. Ask Clarity for a complete list of system requirements.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Steps

Ask Clarity for a complete list of system requirements to upgrade to Dynamics GP 2013.

There are many steps you will undergo as you upgrade your ERP system to Dynamics GP 2013. The following is a very brief summary:

  • Prepare your data and your system for the upgrade 
  • Install Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 on the server 
  • Convert all company data - including tables, forms, and reports 
  • Install additional features if applicable 
  • Create an installation package on your network share 
  • Upgrade all other client computers to MS Dynamics GP 2013

After Your MS Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade

Once you’ve upgraded to MS Dynamics GP 2013, you’re not quite done. First, make sure you have at least one complete backup of your system database and each company database after the upgrade. Once that’s complete, other precautionary steps to take include: reconciling financial data, checking links for currency tables, discontinuing the DexSQL.log, removing the previous version of MS Dynamics, and upgrading your security systems.

Confused? Speak to a Clarity representative today!

For more information, visit the Microsoft Dynamics GP Integration Resource Center.