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This page contains answers to frequently asked questions about Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

How do we license Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Dynamics 365 Business Essentials is licensed by Named-User subscriptions. Prophet Business Group offers monthly subscription billing for Microsoft Cloud products.
Are there different subscription plans for Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Dynamics 365 Business Central is currently available in two different plans. The Essentials plan is ideal for companies that need a powerful ERP, yet simple enough to work across finance, opportunity, supply chain, and project management in the same application. The Premium plan extends these features with added capabilities for manufacturing and service management.
Is there a ‘light user’ license type?
Yes. Team Member licenses are available for Dynamics 365 Business Central users. This includes a reduced set of functionalities across the suite, primarily read-only access. Dynamics 365 Business Central deployments must include at least 1 Essentials or Premium user, with unlimited Team Members.
Do I need to use Office 365 to use Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Office 365 is not required, however, to enable the highest level of productivity and capability within Dynamics 365 Business Central, Prophet Business Group highly recommends using the two software families together.
How do I migrate from my current Accounting Software to Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Contact Prophet Business Group to discuss your financial and ERP software needs. We will evaluate Dynamics 365 Business Central as a potential fit for your business. Depending on the application you are moving from, Prophet Business Group can assist with the process through integration tools or custom development options.
Our Internet connection is slow. Can we still use Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Yes. Prophet Business Group can help you monitor and optimize your network to ensure sufficient bandwidth is dedicated to Line-Of-Business applications like Dynamics 365 Business Central and Office 365.
We have a mix of Windows PCs and Macs at our business. Can we use Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Yes! Since the primary modules of Dynamics 365 Business Central are accessed in your web browser of choice, any desktop or workstation operating system can be used. Microsoft also has a great selection of Dynamics 365 Business Central mobile apps and integrations for Android and iOS devices.
How does Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations compare to Dynamics 365 Business Central?
While both are built on the same foundation, Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations is geared towards the larger of global enterprises. Dynamics 365 Business Central is better suited for Small and Medium sized organizations.