The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Virtual Machine (VM) is now available for partner consumption on PartnerSource.

 The CRM 2011 VM BOM consists of two separate VMs:

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 VM-01: DC, SQL, CRM
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 VM-02: Exchange (optional)

 Included in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 VM-01 are the following deployments:

 Core CRM 2011 Environment

A basic CRM environment that contains sample data and preconfigured SharePoint integration.

CRM Demo Scenarios Environment

More comprehensive demonstrations illustrating core CRM capabilities in expanded scenarios.

  • Marketing, Sales, and Service scenarios
  • Enhanced data, dashboards, customizations, processes (workflows, and dialogs), SharePoint integration, and customer and partner portals
  • End-to-end script that ties each scenario together

xRM Environments

Configured examples of how CRM can be extended to vertical solutions.

  • Facility Management
  • Employee Management
  • Vendor Management

 A detailed description of these environments is included in the VM package. This virtual machine requires 64-bit hardware and runs in Hyper-V.  To install the Hyper-V role, Windows Server 2008 (64-bit only) or 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise or Datacenter edition is required.


Max Beuker