Dear All,

At Directions EMEA 2011 (May 11th to 13th), Microsoft made a number of important announcements regarding enhancements to the Dynamics NAV 2009 proposition. At Directions EMEA was announced:

  • Jet Report Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

These announcements demonstrate our commitment to further enhancing the value proposition around Dynamics NAV – for both new and existing customers. We’re excited about the opportunity they represent to add value to existing and new customers – to help them secure a quicker return on their investment.  

Jet Report Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Jet Report Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a business reporting tool that gives users an easy and simple way to create high impact reports. Within a familiar Microsoft Excel environment, users will be able to access and merge Microsoft Dynamics NAV data and utilize all of the Microsoft Excel capabilities, such as Power Pivot, formatting, charting and Pivot Tables, to create powerful, insightful and well-formatted reports – quickly and easily.

Jet Report Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV will be released in Q3 CY2011.  Following a  careful review of customer and partner Business Intelligence (BI) & Reporting needs, Microsoft has worked in cooperation with Jet Reports, Inc. on the development of this solution, which enables us to enhance our BI & Reporting value proposition for customers and partners within the next few months.

Important Facts You Need to Know

  • Jet Report Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is available as new functionality for new and existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV customers who are on an active Business Ready Enhancement Plan.
  • Customers who use Jet Report Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV are licensed under the terms of Jet Reports, Inc.  All training and support for the solution is provided by Jet Reports, Inc.
  • Jet Report Express is only available for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 or later.
  • Access to Jet Report Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV will be made available via a link from PartnerSource and CustomerSource within the next few months.

Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV makes it possible to store original documents associated with Microsoft Dynamics NAV records, such as emails, faxes and scanned documents, securely in one central location for quick and easy retrieval using Microsoft SharePoint Online.

With this new feature, users are able to work more efficiently. It’s possible to automatically capture electronic documents by dragging and dropping the documents inside Microsoft Dynamics NAV. The documents can then be retrieved and viewed from within the Microsoft Dynamics NAV RoleTailored Client or from Microsoft SharePoint Online giving users greater flexibility in accessing stored documents. What’s more, Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV provides the possibility to setup a basic document approval process using SharePoint Online.

Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV also makes it possible to email a report as a PDF attachment, filing a copy of the report automatically in Microsoft SharePoint Online. And, it supports simple automated email addressing for sales documents, such as invoices, using the email address stored in the customer card (if present). 

Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV will be released in Q4 CY2011.  We are working with Equisys plc to bring this capability to market.  This reflects our excitement about the upcoming release of Office 365 – and the opportunities that integration between NAV 2009 and Office 365 will offer customers.

Important Facts You Need to Know

  • Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is available as new functionality for new and existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV customers who are on an active Business Ready Enhancement Plan.
  • A subscription to Microsoft Office 365 is required to use Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Microsoft Office 365 is an online service from Microsoft that combines the familiar Microsoft Office Web Apps with a set of web-enabled tools.
  • Customers who use Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV are licensed under the terms of Equisys plc.; therefore, all training and support for the solution is provided by Equisys, plc. 
  • Zetadocs Express is only available for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 or later.
  • More information on Zetadocs Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV will be made available via a link from PartnerSource and CustomerSource very soon.

 Regards,

Max Beuker