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Author: Jon Stauffer

Backing up your Azure Virtual Machines

Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are great. They're easy to setup, maintain, and leverage the many advantages of the cloud. Although storage devices of the VMs have redundancy you are still susceptible to a VM not booting up or becoming inaccessible due to corruption or a Windows update on the VM. When that becomes your issue the disk redundancy won't help you and your stuck with a complicated and time consuming process of rebuilding the VM. To save yourself from this rebuilding process Azure has a backup feature called Recovery Services. Recovery Services allows you to create a "Backup Vault" that you...

Dynamics GP 2015 R2 Released

On June 1, 2015 GP 2015 R2 was released and can be downloaded from Customer Source. GP 2015 was released in December 2014 and marked a change in architecture providing a services based architecture and bringing workflow back inside of GP (formerly integrated with SharePoint workflow). GP 2015 R2 builds upon the initial release by adding more feature improvements.   [caption id="attachment_1680" align="aligncenter" width="300"] All-in-One Viewer[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1681" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Smartlist Designer SQL View Workflow[/caption] Some key enhancements are: Smartlist Designer continues to improve with a new workflow that allows a SQL view based on a Smartlist to be initiated by a user and then...

CustomerSource to allow free access

Microsoft Announces “Freemium” Model for CustomerSource ​On Monday September 8th, Microsoft will update CustomerSource to allow free access to some content, but still require a login to access content available through a customer service plan. On Monday September 8th, Microsoft will be updating CustomerSource with a new "freemium" model, where Dynamics customers will have free, un-gated access to around ½ of the content in CustomerSource, but will still need to log in to access the remainder the content. After the launch, customers can access CustomerSource as they do today, but will not be challenged with a login until they reach secured gated content (which...

Cadre Technologies Announces Partnership with Unified Business Solutions to Provide Standard Microsoft Dynamics GP and Cadence WMS Integration

Synchronization between Warehouse Management System and ERP System is now available for 3rd party logistics, distribution and retail companies. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Cadre Technologies, a leading supplier of warehouse management software, announced its partnership today with Unified Business Solutions (UBS), a certified Microsoft Dynamics GP solution provider. UBS provides the Genie Integration Toolkit and services to integrate Dynamics GP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system with Cadre's Cadence Warehouse Management System. The Cadence to Microsoft Dynamics real-time integration provides seamless transaction processing of sales and purchase orders, item information, customer information, inventory adjustments, ship notifications and catalogs. The interface utilizes Cadre's...

Dynamics GP wrong Invoice Date prevention

When entering an Invoice Date there is no system warning that you are using the wrong date, usually typing in the wrong year.  Once the Invoice is posted you cannot change the invoice date (well, easily).  Here is a great idea, have a validation on the Invoice Date similar to the Posting Date.  Oh, and do not charge me for this! Good news for Dynamics GP 2010 users!  There is a new Professional Services Tools Library called “Doc Date Verify”, I like the sound of that. Doc Date Verify (FREE) Available only on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Using Doc Date Verify When Doc Date Verify...