With all the new functionality in
The first step is to upgrade the existing Microsoft CRM 3.0 implementation to CRM 4.0. This involves a 3 step process to move the CRM 3.0 databases to new 64bit SQL Server, test the old 32 bit Application server connectivity to the new SQL Server, and finally install CRM 4.0 on the new 64 bit Application Server. This conversion will likely include all of the connection strings that you will need to bring forward, as well as any workflows you may have in place. Customizations that were developed using the CRM Solution Developer Kit should also migrate over. Once this new 64 bit server is in place, you can upgrade rather cleanly from 4.0 to Microsoft CRM 2011, provided proper care is taken to map to the new functionality in CRM 2011.
If you are on Microsoft CRM 3.0 and considering upgrading to CRM 2011, please attend the upcoming
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