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Hitachi Solutions America Earns the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics Distinction for SYN//AX

​Certification of advanced planning and scheduling solution demonstrates quality and compatibility with Microsoft Dynamics products.

Hitachi Solutions America announced today that its SYN//AX solution for advanced planning and scheduling for Microsoft Dynamics AX is now Certified for Microsoft Dynamics. This signifies that the solution has met Microsoft Corp.’s highest standard for partner-developed software. By successfully meeting all certification requirements, SYN//AX can now carry the distinct Certified for Microsoft Dynamics logo.

SYN//AX combines Hitachi Solutions America’s abundant production experience with next generation Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP technology to provide an end-to-end solution for manufacturing execution along with advanced planning and scheduling. With SYN//AX, one can manage resources and work cells, simulate changes in demand and resource capacities, understand the costs impacts of executing on changes, and give your production planner a complete 360 degree view of the production operation. You can read more about SYN//AX in the Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer this solution to our existing and potential clients. Manufacturing companies using or looking to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX will have the advanced planning and scheduling functionality they require with this added module,” said Salim Faroukh, vice president – products and industry solutions, Hitachi Solutions Business Solution Group of Hitachi Solutions America.”

Solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics have demonstrated development quality and compatibility with the Microsoft Dynamics product on which they run by passing rigorous software testing for Microsoft Dynamics. In addition, the Microsoft Dynamics partner must have customers who are successfully using the certified solution and are willing to recommend it and be a Gold Certified Partner in the Microsoft Partner Program.

For customers, Certified for Microsoft Dynamics helps identify Microsoft Dynamics solutions that have been tested for compatibility, meet high quality standards, and are successfully used by existing customers. This certification represents a significant step in elevating the standard for partner-developed software solutions for industry-specific business applications. By highlighting these solutions, Microsoft also creates new opportunities for partners to expand their reseller channel and to better promote their packaged Microsoft Dynamics solution for customers.

“The Manufacturing marketplace is rapidly evolving, forcing customers to shift their evaluation process for technology investments. The focus of agility, integration and rapid impact has become critical to investment decisions,” said Paul Ledbetter, senior product manager, WW Dynamics Manufacturing, Microsoft. “Hitachi Solutions has been aggressively investing ahead of these trends in people, process, and IP in innovative ways that deliver immediate impact. By introducing solutions that add value across the new Supply Chain, Hitachi Solutions demonstrates their alignment to Microsoft’s highest standard of testing and quality. I encourage you to review Hitachi Solutions’ portfolio for insight into how to align and become a more Dynamic business.”