As many of you are aware Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 was released to market in May 2010. The product has been extremely well received by analyst, partners, and most importantly, our customers! Please review and leverage the following upgrade resource kit and put your plans in place to promote upgrades within your customer base.

The timing is right for customers to upgrade

The support lifecycle for customers running Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 ends on January 11, 2011 and release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 SP 1 are two key reasons to begin upgrade campaign efforts. Now is the time to move remaining customers on 9.0 to the latest release and show the value to our many customers running GP 10.0

Maximize the lifetime value of our customers

By helping customers understand the business value and benefits upgrading to the latest release we secure future service plan renewals, increase the likelihood of add-on purchases and additional user licenses while increase customer satisfaction and retention.

 

Leverage the following supporting resources to drive GP 2010 upgrades!

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010—The New Way to Do Business Overview

Learn about all the great features associated with Microsoft Dynamics GP and the value they add to our customers

 PDF

Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Short and sweet. A great one-page summary of the top 10 reasons to make an upgrade to GP 2010

PDF

Microsoft Dynamics GP Upgrade Comparison Summary

Quick chart summarizing the top feature enhancement across GP 9.0 GP 10.0 and GP 2010 to show customers the value in upgrading

Coming soon to the GP 2010 Partner Resource Page

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 EC Upgrade PowerPoint

Need to present the business value to customers…leverage this supporting PowerPoint presentation

What’s New PowerPoint

EC Presentation

Existing Customer Upgrade Webcast Series

Let us do the heavy lifting and promote the EC Upgrade webcast series that will be offered consistently throughout the year.

Webcast Calendar

Webcast Invitation Email Templates

Use the invitation templates attached to promote the Microsoft led webcast series or customize to promote partner events/webcasts.

Coming soon to the GP 2010 Partner Resource Page

The New Way to Do Business Demo

Use the same killer demo that was shown at Convergence. One look and customers are convinced that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 really is the new way to do business.

Demo Mate and WMV file

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Customer Video

Use these  videos at events or share with customers as a fun way to see how customers are benefiting from GP 2010

GP 2010 TAP Video Wmv file

   

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 RTM VPC

Need more demo capabilities? Leverage the new GP 2010 VPC.

Core Plus VPC on PartnerSource

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Customer Success Stories

You don’t have to wait for great customer success stories. This great collection of customers showcase the business benefits and ease of upgrades to help you communicate the value of this release in our customers own words.

· Primo Water (US)

· Spy Optic (US)

· EMIT Technologies (US)

· Careflite (US)

· Allan Candy (Canada)

· YMCA London (UK)

· Dorset Software (UK)

For addition Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 readiness, sales and marketing or other supporting resources visit the GP 2010 Partner Portal.