The latest Microsoft CRM 3.0 VPC image demo system is now available for partner download here from the Microsoft Download Center!

 

This May 2006 release is a major update of the popular Microsoft CRM 3.0 VPC image released on December 19th, 2005. Designed to help partners and field team members facilitate cost-effective, customizable, and quick-to-launch demonstrations, the image includes several upgrades and improvements based on your feedback from the initial release –

 

  • Enriched VPC data quality –
    • Two completed marketing campaigns
    • Thousands of transactions
    • Tens of thousands of activities
  • Included strong examples of Microsoft CRM integration with Microsoft Word, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting, and more
  • Optimized run speed and file size of the VPC image to enhance the presentation quality and experience

 

This image will be supported with additional demo scripts to be released early June 2006.  The scripts will be posted directly to the Microsoft CRM VPC download site within the Microsoft Download Center. 

 

Hard copies of the VPC image will also be available for ordering externally at https://mbs3.microsoft.com/onlineorder/ (part number: LMDV-L000-D00A300) within the June 2006 timeframe. 

    

System Requirements

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003; Windows XP
  • Other Requirements: Personal Computer with 1.5 GHz or higher processor and at least 1.5 GB RAM.
  • 15 GB free hard drive space
  • Super VGA (1024x768) video adapter/monitor
  • Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 SP1 software (package contains trial version)

Microsoft CRM VPC Feedback Site - http://www.microsoftcrmdemo.com/feedback

 

 

Additional Partner Quotes -

 

"We love it, we love it, we love it! The new Microsoft CRM VPC image shows off many of the product's rich customization and deep integration features, but it's still fast and easy enough for our sales team to demo off of a single laptop."

Mike Snyder | Sonoma Partners

 

“This image is going to have a huge impact on our ability to sell….I was able to pull together a fully functional demonstration of very key aspects of [a key prospect’s] sales process and was still able to show a broad overview of the power of the platform including SharePoint, Search, Scorecards, and much, much more.” 

Jim Stout | CEO, Invoke Systems

 

"The recently released CRM image is awesome. It is great to see Microsoft listening to partners and responding with tools that will help us close more deals. Microsoft's integrated vision for CRM can really be proven with this new demo environment. Hats off to everyone who helped build this for us”

Scott Millwood | President, Customer Effective

 

New Microsoft Dynamics CRM VPC Demo
June 08, 2006 12:00 PM Pacific
Attend this web seminar to learn how to effectively demo the recently released Microsoft CRM VPC. By attending this web seminar, you will get a walkthrough of some of the new features to demo and how to show them to prospective customers. Also, you will learn about the customizations made, business intelligence tools and Word integration. To register:
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