Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reference Architecture
Info: This document is intended for enterprise architects within customer and partner organizations who are evaluating Microsoft Dynamics CRM from an architecture standpoint. It highlights architectural details on key components of Dynamics CRM, as it applies in an on-premises deployment model as well as in a cloud environment.
Improving Client Performance by Sonoma Partners
Info: The Microsoft Engineering for Enterprise (MS CRM E2) team just released a new whitepaper titled “Optimizing and Maintaining the Performance of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Clients”. As you would expect, this document goes through 19 pages of detail on how to soup up your Web client and Outlook client to achieve the best possible performance. In addition to covering the obvious stuff like “make sure you have a fast network” and “don’t skimp on the system hardware” (I’m paraphrasing here ), the white paper also gets into some not-so-obvious nitty gritty details.
Microsoft CRM Online Data Migration to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 on-premises
Info: This whitepaper lists the steps needed to migrate from a Microsoft CRM Online deployment to a Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 on-premises deployment.
Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Partner Profitability Guide
Info: Learn more about the market perception for cloud services and how to establish implementation roadmaps by business function, optimize business processes and investments, and apply profitability models to create financial plans.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Implementation Guide
Info: This guide contains comprehensive information about how to plan, install, and maintain Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 ISV White Paper
Info: This white paper is a helpful guide for ISVs and developers to build line of business applications using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and the Microsoft platform. For technical decision makers, it is a valuable resource to understand what the xRM Framework, which underpins Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, has to offer.
Comparing the xRM Application Framework and Force.com – A Guide for Technical Decision Makers
Info: This whitepaper is a guide for technical decision makers comparing the xRM application framework and Force.com for building business applications. While the two have many technical similarities, they also have important differences. This paper illustrates why xRM is clearly the superior choice for independent software vendors (ISVs) and enterprises to build business applications.