“To host or not to host” -- is that the question? Some businesses struggle to understand which choice is best for their CRM system: hosted or on-premise. When it comes to Microsoft Dynamics, a hosted CRM system offers many advantages.
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With the Hosted Microsoft CRM version, CRM customers have the option of upgrading
At Streamsol, we know that the Hosted Microsoft CRM online, formerly known as CRM Live, offers its customers a number of options that traditional hosted CRM systems do not. For example you get all the CRM Accelerators you get with Microsoft CRM Online and also Streamsol’s free
With the hosted Microsoft CRM online, users can easily access the CRM program through a web browser or Microsoft Outlook. This feature is especially helpful for sales members in the field who need easy access to the CRM program from their iPhone or other mobile device. Team members can sign in to the program from anywhere they can get online.
Besides the advantage of accessing the CRM program from anywhere, hosted Microsoft CRM is also significantly less expensive than its competitors, such as SalesForce.com. Wary buyers might wonder why the Microsoft CRM software is so much less expensive – does it have fewer features? The answer is a resounding no. Most experts in the industry would agree that SalesForce and other CRM suites are over-priced compared to Microsoft; Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online is clearly a better value.
The CRM Online Professional Edition is priced at $44 per user per month, while the Enterprise Edition is priced at $59 per user per month.
Easy Integration with Microsoft Office
The hosted Microsoft CRM suite also integrates smoothly with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office programs. CRM competitors do offer some integration with Microsoft, but sometimes integration requires frustrating additional plug-ins or other modifications.
There's also a web services API available for hosted Microsoft CRM data, with processes that integrate across systems and applications.
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