Dynamics 365 Online or On-Premise?

Moving to the cloud has become the next best business solution all over the world in terms of a better return for your business investment. Organizations today, have learned what the power of an online solution can bring giving businesses a taste of transparency, flexibility and immense control over data security.

In short, the cloud is fast becoming the new normal.

So, why are business moving to the cloud?

Every business probably has a unique business case for their decision to move to the cloud. To help you make the right decision, we picked a few benefits that might help you make a thorough evaluation about Online Vs On-Premise.

Increased Collaboration

The digital age, has given us all the gift of easy collaboration and now with a cloud-based solution your teams are able to do more together, and do it better. Your teams can access, edit and share documents anytime, from anywhere (i.e. if you’ve got an internet connection you can be at work) giving them full visibility of the work being performed.

Automatic Software updates

On-Premise requires that your IT team manually install software updates – including security updates. With a cloud solution, you don’t have to worry about wasting manual efforts on maintaining the system yourself. Instead you can focus on what’s best for your business without having to worry about when to schedule the next update.

Eliminate Capital-expenditure

The Cloud is modeled after a subscription based model, wherein you can simply pay as you go. This means, the solution is built so your business can eliminate hosting server expenditures. The Pay-as-you-go service model also allows you to plan for monthly expenses instead of paying up a huge annual bill.

Document control

The more employees and other business partners work together on a document, the greater the need for document control. With On-Premise, your employees have to send files back and forth as email attachments and can be worked on by one user at a time. Sooner or later, this ends up with a mess of conflicting file content, formats and titles. With document control your team can have Greater visibility this means improved collaboration, which ultimately results in better work and a healthier bottom line


With central visibility, a lost laptop can avoid your business a million dollar problem. As more than just the stress of having lost the laptop, the bigger issue is the loss of sensitive data. With cloud computing your business can have greater security as your data is stored in the cloud. The data is easily accessible and you can also even remotely wipe data from misplaced to avoid greater risks.

There here are many factors for choosing between Dynamics 365 online or On-Premise, if you are looking for more support, send us an email at: HSO-CA-Sales@hso.com

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