Microsoft Business Solutions is to develop a "unified global solution" for its business applications, based around its SQL Server database and the .NET development environment. While it develops its all-encompassing Microsoft Business Framework, the company said it would continue to support the product families it has acquired in the past two years.
A strategy paper that emerged from last week's business solutions "Stampede" in Minneapolis set out the company's masterplan for accounting and ERP software.
The Microsoft Business Framework is its ultimate goal, but Microsoft Business Solutions said it was "committed to continuing to invest in and enhance all editions of the Microsoft Business Solutions product family including Solomon, Navision, Great Plains and Axapta".
Microsoft is working to...