What is Business Central?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly Dynamics NAV) is Microsoft’s premier mid-market business management solution. Built on the technology that powers Dynamics NAV, Business Central unifies business processes from financials and project management, to operations and supply chain management in a single user interface.

Business Central will:

  • Give your team a modern user interface for access from any mobile device 

  • Reduce effort wasted on unproductive tasks 

  • Help you publish actionable business intelligence for business leaders 

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF Business Central?

Microsoft currently supports four mid-market accounting systems! See CEO Janelle Riley’s blog on Microsoft’s ERP direction to find out where Microsoft is going with Business Central.

Capabilities by Industry

Customize your financials, optimize your supply chain, modernize your manufacturing production operations, or increase project profitability. Business Central is customizable to just about any industry.



Leverage Dimensions to easily view your financial statements from different perspectives. Streamline Accounts Payable and bank processing. Build custom reporting on the fly with Power BI. 

Ideal for: Medical, venture capital firms, and companies that need integration with industry specific software 

Supply Chain

Optimize your supply chain, decrease lead times, and easily automate your order processes. Increase customer service efficiencies by entering orders directly into Outlook or Dynamics 365 for Sales. 

Ideal for: Distributors, wholesalers, retailers, light manufacturing, supply chain management 


Gain complete control over manufacturing operations, including bills of material, routing, MRP, and labor and machine cost. Achieve detailed resource allocation in all work centers to manage capacity and availability. 

Ideal for: Manufacturers looking for extensive manufacturing and supply chain management capabilities 

Project Management

Increase project profitability with easy tracking of progress and costs. Allocate resources better through time tracking and capacity planning. Comply with ASC 606 project accounting standards.   

Ideal for: Consulting firms, software developers, nonprofits, any project-based organization 

Professional Services Automation

Take Project Management to the next level with Progressus’ platform to deliver projects on time and on budget. Business Central gives you the tools to drive excellence in strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and utilization. 

Ideal for: Professional services firms, consulting firms, or any project-based organization 


How much does Business Central cost?

We offer three options for deploying Dynamics 365 Business Central: Software-as-aService (SaaS), Hosted Business Central on Azure, and On-Premises Business Central. Prices displayed are for the Financial Management package.


Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)


Deployed on Microsoft’s cloud, similar to the way Office 365 is deployed. Licensing is obtained by the user by the month and no servers are required.

  • Automatic Upgrades

  • Some add-ons available

  • No database access

Price includes user support. Licensing only is available for $70/user/month.


Hosted on Azure


Deployed in a private environment on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Licensing can be acquired either by paying by the user by the month or purchasing up front.

  • Controlled Upgrades

  • All add-ons available

  • Full database access

Price is for hosting only. If you do not own your licensing, you can add it for $40/user/month.



$2,000/user up front + $320/year

Deployed on your own in-house servers. Licenses must be purchased up front and annual renewal fees must be paid to Microsoft.

  • Controlled Upgrades

  • All add-ons available

  • Full database access

Price includes only licensing and does not include any support or IT infrastructure.


How long does it take to implement Business Central?

Implementation times for Dynamics 365 Business Central vary depending on system complexity and number of integrations. Financial Management clients are often able to implement in as little as 4-6 weeks. All of our implementations follow project management best practices with detailed timelines to ensure rapid deployment.

Why Syvantis?

We have been in the business of designing, implementing, and support ERP systems for 20 years. Our staff is comprised of CPAs, MBAs, computer engineers, data analysts, and technical consultants.

ERP systems are complex. No two organizations will design their processes and systems the same way. We know that. That’s why we have built a diverse team that can handle everything from financial audits to custom integrations. Our 95% client retention rate is no accident - our business model is built on long-lasting relationships. We’ll get to know your organization and its processes inside and out and keep you up-to-date with all of the latest technology.

We have found Syvantis to be knowledgeable, excellent at problem solving and eager to assist with improving efficiencies. Syvantis responds to our questions timely and understands our increased sensitivity during peak accounting periods.
— Mary Keller, SVP, CFO | USFI Safeguard

How do I get started?


Step 1: You schedule a Discovery Call with a consultant (not a salesperson) below.

Step 2: We create a customized plan with estimated pricing up front.

Step 3: Together, we execute the plan.

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