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Microsoft Convergence 2013 Observations (From Afar)
Microsoft Convergence 2013, which took place in mid-March 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana, was reportedly the largest annual Convergence conference ever, with

inside microsoft dynamics nav  be found at the Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX blog here . This was the rare mention of Windows 8, which was conspicuously absent from this large event. True Cloud ERP? Additionally, Microsoft announced that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 will be delivered in the cloud through partners hosted on Windows Azure in June 2013. Partners will be able to host GP and NAV in the cloud on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services . This does not mean that Microsoft is offering NAV and GP

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