Dynamics Ax RTW – May 2016 release

June 9th, 2016 by Stephen Jones Leave a reply »

Microsoft dynamics AX RTW is referred to as Cloud First and Mobile First
(note Microsoft has dropped version numbers because the intention is as with Dynamics CRM and LCS to update regularly and releases are more likely to be called e.g. ‘May 2016 update”. RTW stands for ‘release to web’ and has replaced the initial Ax7 terminology.)

The first update after RTW release of the New Dynamics AX back in Feb, 2016 is now available for download and deployment via LCS. Uou can deploy the Microsoft Dynamics AX May 2016 Update from LCS. For guidance see https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/lcs/2016/05/27/may-2016-release-notes/
When you select a topology for deployment in the partner project workspace or in Cloud hosted environment in customer implementation project, you can select either RTW or the May Update (Update 1).

To see the new features refer to this Ax wiki article https://ax.help.dynamics.com/en/wiki/whats-new-or-changed-in-dynamics-ax-7/

Cloud first in dynamics AX RTW refers to the new cloud optimized platform for public / private deployments. Dynamics AX RTW takes complete advantage of Microsoft Azure cloud platform which allows users to access is at any time and from anywhere from almost any device.

Microsoft is aiding “productivity by empowering people and has made sure the there is no difference in user experience no matter what device they use to access Dynamics AX RTW. Microsoft dynamics AX RTW can be accessed from any smart phone at any time. Dynamics AX RTW UI is specifically designed to be accessed with ease from any mobile without using mouse/keyboard.

No need to install Dynamics AX in devices to access it. The latest Dynamics AX is built in HTML5 which is accessible through web-based client. In simple words, a web browser is all you need to access the new Dynamics AX.


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