Proven, Tested and Recommended software for Microsoft Dynamics 365

Your company is uniquely designed to fill a specific need in the market that’s what makes you successful. That’s also why you need a business solution that is proven to meet your unique needs. You want assurance that the solution you invest in meets the highest quality standards and is backed by a reputable company who is as committed to your success as you are. Most importantly, the solution is recommended by other companies like yours. Solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (also know as CfMD) are thoroughly tested and proven to meet Microsoft’s highest standards for partner solutions. They are tailored, tested, and recommended. They give you the assurance you need.

Did you know! Dynamics Software Service Management was the first solution worldwide that passed the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 criteria successfully.

Certified for Microsoft Dynamics is a solution certification achieved by Microsoft Dynamics partners whose solutions have met Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed solutions. Certified for Microsoft Dynamics solutions are developed to connect, integrate or operate with Microsoft Dynamics business solutions.

Benefits

Solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics are:

  • Designed for your unique business and industry needs.
  • Tested and seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Used and recommended by other companies like yours.

Microsoft set the bar high by developing the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics accreditation program. It sets a small group of proven, tested, and recommended business solutions apart from thousands of other solutions that have not met Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed solutions. Certified for Microsoft Dynamics solutions can give you the proof you need before buying business management software because they are:

  • Used and recommended by other companies like yours.
  • Designed to meet your unique business and industry needs and government requirements.
  • Thoroughly tested and proven to meet Microsoft’s highest standards for partner solutions.
  • Seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Dynamics products and Microsoft technology solutions.
  • Built, supported and maintained by a company that is committed to quality and lasting success.

Value Certified for Microsoft Dynamics

With Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD), customers can access a portfolio of tested, reference-able software solutions to address their specific business needs. These solutions will be highlighted on the Microsoft Dynamics Solution Finder website.

With the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics accreditation, Dynamics Software can offer the proof the customers need. Certified solutions are:

  • Designed to meet customers’ unique business and industry needs
  • Tested and seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Dynamics products
  • Used and recommended by other companies

What is the value for partners?

When you only have time to work with the best, choose solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics. You get approached nearly every day by companies who want you to recommend their third-party solutions to your customers. If only you had time for due diligence on all these solutions! Microsoft developed the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics program to help you make the best choices for your business and your customers. Solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics are thoroughly tested, recommended by customers, and proven to meet Microsoft’s highest standards for partner solutions.

  • Ready-to-deploy for specific industry and business needs
  • Tested to meet Microsoft’s highest standards
  • Recommended by other companies in the industry
  • Supported and backed by a viable company

With the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics accreditation, Dynamics Software’s partners can:

  • Win more business by offering tested and recommended solutions
  • Build confidence in the solution by meeting Microsoft’s highest standards
  • Receive priority in marketing support from Microsoft (authorized resellers)

Requirements

For customers, Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) represents a significant step in the delivery of solutions which meet Microsoft’s highest standards to address their business needs.

There are 3 solution specific requirements:

  • The solution must pass the compatibility and development standards test “Software Solution test for Microsoft Dynamics 365”
  • The solution must have a minimum of ten customer references associated with the version of the Solution (customers must be on the current tested Microsoft Dynamics version or one version prior)
  • The solution must be profiled in Solution Profiler as a “Software Offering” only and profiled for the specific Product line

And there are 2 organizational requirements:

  • ISV must be a Gold Certified Partner in the Microsoft Partner Program; and
  • ISV must be on a Partner Service Plan for Microsoft Dynamics. This requirement will be replaced by Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step methodology certification as of July 1st, 2010.

What are the main components that are being tested?

The Software Solution Test tests a.o. following areas of requirements

  • Development (the solutions is programmed according to the programming requirements of Microsoft)
  • User Assistance and Documentation (each form should include help about the main functionality of that form. Each solution must have a detailed implementation guide)
  • User Experience and Usability (the application must comply with the Microsoft Dynamics 365 users experience guidelines
  • Reporting, Translation, Localization, Technology, Configuration, and Platform should follow the Microsoft standards
  • Technology, configuration, and platform
  • Install, Setup, Backup and Restore procedures should be documented for partners and customers
  • Extensibility and Customization (how the extend and customize the solution should be documented)
  • Upgrade and Maintenance