Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
Microsoft Dynamics AX 20091 is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution
for midsize and larger organizations that empowers people to work effectively, manage change, and
compete globally. It makes it easy to operate across locations and countries by standardizing processes,
providing visibility across your organization, and helping to simplify compliance.
With Microsoft Dynamics AX, you can be confident your business management solution is—
and will continue to be—relevant to the needs of your people and the demands of your industry and
Microsoft Dynamics AX can provide your organization with business value in a single ERP
solution that extends into every area of your operations to help you:
Improve productivity - Familiar, easy-to-use tools and access to RoleTailored information and
tasks enable people to work quickly and make smart, proactive decisions. Learn more about improving
productivity with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Manage change and growth - Scale your business systems and adapt processes easily with a
single ERP solution that can support your strategic initiatives and help manage change in the
marketplace, such as new product launches and mergers and acquisitions. Learn more about managing
change and growth with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Compete globally - Manage the complexities of a global organization with one centralized ERP
solution that helps you standardize processes and gain visibility across your organization while keeping
on top of changes in local regulations. Learn how Microsoft Dynamics AX can help you compete
Simplify compliance - Stay ahead of regulatory compliance and reduce risk and liability
associated with corporate governance and customer initiatives. Learn more about simplifying
compliance with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Solutions for your industry
Microsoft Dynamics AX delivers a rich industry foundation on which partners build packaged
applications for niche verticals, such as high-tech manufacturing, architecture and engineering, and
specialty retail. These industry capabilities can help you improve your ability to cope with individual
market dynamics by delivering breakthrough innovation in a single ERP solution for key industries—
manufacturing, distribution, retail, services, and the public sector.
Find out how Microsoft Dynamics AX can help you drive innovation faster with a standard
solution that fits your industry needs. Get more information about Microsoft Dynamics AX industry
Learn about the features and capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics AX
Business intelligence and reporting
Empower your people with self-service business intelligence, and see how access to information
can help meet personal goals, accomplish team objectives, and achieve overall business success.
See how applications like Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal, Unified Communication
integration, and Application Integration Framework can improve collaboration and efficiency across
the workplace and the globe.
Discover how this cost-effective solution is designed to help Microsoft Dynamics AX
customers track their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, also known as their carbon
footprint, over time, allowing them to be more proactive in their approach to environmental issues.
Financial management and compliance
Microsoft Dynamics AX provides you and your people with fast, reliable, and comprehensive
accounting, financial reporting, and analysis capabilities. And it helps you manage a broad range of
other business areas, so you minimize the need for multiple systems.
Human resource management
Gain deeper insight into the status of individual employees, an overview of your entire
organization and the strategic tools you need to develop the human resources upon which your business
Real-time insight into business and supply chain information—including inventory, warehouse,
and production—helps you optimize production flow by planning effectively, maximizing resource
utilization, driving accurate delivery performance, and streamlining business processes.
Project management and accounting
Help managers gain increased financial control of both short-term and long-term projects,
including long-term time and material projects, internal projects, and fixed-price projects.
Sales and marketing
Sales and marketing managers can work more effectively with their teams and sell more
efficiently by using the Internet and telemarketing to increase sales and reduce costs.
Supply chain management
Automate sales and purchasing to help streamline intercompany operations. And because it was
built for the Internet, your sales team can access, view, and update customer and company information