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May Edition 2021

Qixas Group - Top Microsoft Gold Partner in North America

Qixas Group - Top Microsoft Gold Partner in North America

Every business uses technology as a means to compete in their field and maximize efficiency. Businesses rely on networks and IT more than ever. To help the companies, Microsoft has developed Dynamics NAV, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) app. The product is part of the Microsoft Dynamics family and intended to assist with finance, manufacturing, customer relationship management, supply chains, analytics, and electronic commerce for small and medium-sized companies and local subsidiaries of large international groups. Qixas Group is one of Microsoft's leading Technology partners in North America, specializing in Dynamics 365 Business Central/Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 for sales, marketing, operations, financials, and field service.

Since 1998, Qixas Group has been a recognized Microsoft Partner in North America, focusing on Microsoft Dynamics solutions. Their team takes real-world knowledge and applies that in a best practices manner for every project or scenario. The company believes everything has a methodology. If there is a problem, there is likely a solution that they can provide.

Qixas Group helps organizations drive greater profitability by presenting them with technology that simplifies their everyday tasks. It is a one-stop-shop specializing in implementations, upgrades, project rescues, support, and training for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV and Customer Engagement. When you invest in Microsoft Dynamics, you invest in the Microsoft platform and its many integrated components. Each technology in the platform helps your business in a different way, but the benefits are exponential when utilized together.

Upgrade from Dynamics NAV to Business Central

Before considering an upgrade to Dynamics Business Central, the most important factor is if Microsoft still supports your current solution. When a solution is supported, it has access to new features and crucial security updates. When you are not getting the important security upgrade to your ERP solution, you leave your system vulnerable to threats, downtime, and potential failure. Unsupported solutions cannot take advantage of new features. Therefore, if there is a change in the software, customers will have to pay out of pocket for any development required to adapt to these changes. Not upgrading to Business Central means you cannot take advantage of functionality improvements that can improve your bottom line.

Microsoft consistently adds product improvements to improve functionality. Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central from Dynamics NAV gives you the opportunity to benefit from new features. It gives you access to advanced technology features right away - in their yearly wave releases. There are a multitude of improvements that help the user access information easier and quicker.

An upgrade means taking your existing environment and moving it forward. This brings all or selected customizations and data into the latest version of Dynamics 365 Business Central. This approach is best for small and medium-sized solutions that want to keep customizations and have very few constraints for moving to SaaS. A re-implementation is starting from scratch. This is a new implementation with your historical data. Your system is re-designed with new technologies in mind, and unused customizations and business processes are reviewed to ensure you get a more functional system.

They help you shorten your deployment time, improve the quality of your implementation and enhance productivity by automating and simplifying recurring tasks. Some of the key benefits include:

  • Import business data from other finance systems
  • Use Business Central as your business inbox in Outlook
  • Enable your business data in Power BI
  • Use Business Central in an automated workflow
  • Switch from a QuickBooks app to Business Central
  • Get Business Central on your mobile devices
  • Set up bulk invoicing for Microsoft Bookings
  • Set up base calendars

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Performance Tuning

Microsoft Dynamics NAV offers the growing business a powerful yet cost-effective solution. With the ever-growing adoption of a Microsoft SQL Server backend, an ongoing optimized performance environment for your users is critical. With SQL Performance tools, optimizing Dynamics NAV on the SQL Server Platform has never been easier. Qixas offers a fully tested, supported set of tools that ensure the ongoing performance optimization of your database.

The comprehensive Data Archiving and Compression tools enable IT professionals to store detailed production Dynamics NAV data in an archival database while moving and/or compressing the data at source. The IT team can select what data will be compressed and moved and how frequently to archive and compress the data.

"Qixas is a one-stop-shop that specializes in implementations, upgrades, project rescues, support and training for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV and Customer Engagement."

The Qixas Difference

Qixas Group is the exclusive North American partner for SQL Perform. They work with Microsoft Dynamics NAV customers implementing performance improvement solutions for Dynamics NAV on SQL Server. With offices across North America, SQL Perform has developed solutions to solve complex performance challenges using audits, data archiving, preventive maintenance, and performance tuning. These tools proactively eliminate bottlenecks, locks, blocks, deadlocks and improve the end-user experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Meet the CEO

Floyd Chan is the President and CEO of Qixas Group. He has been a prominent figure in the Dynamics community for over two decades. Known by his peers in the Microsoft Dynamics Channel as "the NAV genius," Floyd is respected and revered for his insights and attention to detail. His deep and broad knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) has made him the go-to person to resolve challenges that might arise during a NAV implementation. Working with the Dynamics NAV team at Qixas, Floyd takes the time to properly architect a Dynamics NAV upgrade prior to embarking on an upgrade project.

"When you engage with the Qixas team, you get access to a team of technology experts including client strategists, business consultants, project managers, business analysts, and developers."

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