Infrastructure & Microsoft Stack

As a Gold certified ERP Microsoft Partner Annata Ltd consultants are well equipped to guide you through the product options available. Tailoring the products to create the correct solution for you.

Specialist Microsoft Solutions:

Microsoft Dynamics 365

The latest version of the award winning product, for the Cloud, was released on the 8th March 2016 under the AX7 name and was then re-released in January 2017 as part of the Dynamics 365 solution.
Following that in February 2017, Microsoft announced a further two versions meaning that the original Cloud version is now also available as either an On-Premise solution or a Hybrid Cloud and On-Premise solution.

The difference between the new AX7 and Dynamics 365 is that with 365 you have the option to buy a complete solution including CRM, ERP with a solution that integrates with other Microsoft Cloud solutions.

Microsoft Dynamics AX

Microsoft Dynamics AX is a multi-language, multi-currency enterprise resource planning (ERP) business solution with comprehensive global business management features for financial, human resources, and operations management as well as additional industry capabilities for retailers, professional service industries, financial service businesses, manufacturers, and public sector organisations.

Microsoft SQL Server

SQL Server is fundamental for building applications and Big Data solutions across business intelligence, data warehousing and analytical workloads without having to buy any unnecessary extras and add-ons. SQL Server can be run both locally and in the cloud allowing huge amounts of scalability and availability when required. SQL Server can hold data on clusters and nodes so there is not a single point of failure and data is accessible 24/7.

  • SSRS – SQL Server Reporting Services provides a full range of ready-to-use tools and services to help you create, deploy, and manage reports for your organisation. Reporting Services includes programming features that enable you to extend and customise your reporting functionality.
  • SSIS – SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a platform for building high performance data integration solutions, including extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) packages for data warehousing. SSIS includes graphical tools and wizards for building and debugging packages; tasks for performing workflow functions such as FTP operations, executing SQL statements, and sending e-mail messages; data sources and destinations for extracting and loading data; transformations for cleaning, aggregating, merging, and copying data; a management service, the Integration Services service for administering package execution and storage; and application programming interfaces (APIs) for programming the Integration Services object model.
  • SSAS – SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS) delivers online analytical processing (OLAP) and data mining functionality for business intelligence applications. Analysis Services supports OLAP by letting you design, create, and manage multidimensional structures that contain data aggregated from other data sources, such as relational databases.

Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft Visual Studio is a development environment and uses the languages, .NET, C#, C++, JavaScript and Visual F# to produce, web applications and services for Microsoft Windows. The software also uses Microsoft development platforms like Windows API, Forms, Store and Silverlight. Used by developers, programs can be made to produce almost anything or to amend software to specific requirements if the original software does not provide the functionality the client needs.

  • TFS – Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 (TFS) is the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft’s application lifecycle management (ALM) solution. TFS supports agile development practices, multiple IDEs and platforms locally or in the cloud and gives you the tools you need to effectively manage software development projects throughout the IT lifecycle

Microsoft BizTalk Server

BizTalk server is the middle man between enterprise application integration and business-to-business (B2B) integration. All integration challenges that occur are addressed from the enterprise to the internet. The execution environment and web-based development integrate long business processes within and between businesses. The server handles transactions that have a large life span which can be weeks or even months. Features of BizTalk include the ability to design and use XLANG (messaging language with some expressions of C#), integrating existing applications, monitor run-times etc.

Microsoft Silverlight

Silverlight is an application framework used to run internet applications similar to Adobe Flash. The Silverlight plug-in is commonly found on internet browsers for some website functionality to work and isn’t restricted to just one browser. The software provides a retained mode graphical system not to dissimilar from Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) which can integrate animations, interactivity, graphics and multimedia into one run-time environment. The applications run by Silverlight declare user interfaces in Extensible Application Mark-up language (XAML) and is programmed using a subset of .NET.

Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint is a great way for creating websites and managing files which are accessible from almost anywhere on any platform, whether it be a desktop, laptop or tablet. To access SharePoint only a web browser is needed such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox etc.

Microsoft Office 365

Annata Ltd provide access to one of the leading online service solutions. Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Standard Suite gives your company access to a range of messaging and collaboration tools, without the need for maintenance of your own software and hardware at your premises. This Online Service allows you to combine the power of rich desktop based applications with the flexibility of a fully hosted Internet service. You can either purchase the entire suite or you can choose individual components that are best suited to your business requirements.

Microsoft Azure

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, a growing collection of integrated services – analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage and web – for moving faster, achieving more and saving money. Moving to the cloud increases scalability and ensures availability from many different platforms.

Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services

Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services provides a cloud-based collaborative workspace that customers and their partners can use to manage Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 implementations. Lifecycle Services helps organisations improve the predictability and quality of their implementations by simplifying and standardising the implementation process to realise business value faster.