Microsoft announced a collection of online services for Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, including: Sites Service built on Windows Azure platform, a new Commerce Service, and an expansion of its Payment Service. Microsoft also revealed that its Dynamics ERP hosting business has more than doubled in past year.
- Sites Service allows customers to seamlessly create and manage Web sites within the Microsoft Dynamics ERP application.
- Commerce, extends multichannel commerce scenarios by providing link between ERP products and different e-commerce opportunities such as business-to-consumer e-commerce marketplaces, dedicated e-commerce storefronts or built-in shopping cart functionality.
- Payment enables customers to process payment transactions from Microsoft Dynamics ERP interface across multiple channels, including e-commerce, point of sale and call center transactions. And currently works with payment processing services including: First Data Merchant Services Corporation, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and PayPal.