When it comes to different versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP, one version might be in the Mainstream Support phase, while an older version is in the Extended Support phase. Below is a chart outlining the differences between Mainstream Support and Extended Support.
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 waved goodbye to Mainstream Support on October 13th of this year, and that means that users of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 will no longer receive tax and year end updates. Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 will be in its Extended Support phase until October 13th, 2020.
Mainstream Support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 will continue until April 10th, 2018, after which users of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 will no longer receive tax and year end updates. Extended Support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 will then run until April 11th, 2023.
And then there is Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015, for which Mainstream Support will continue until April 14th, 2020, then Extended Support until April 8th, 2025. Extended Support for Microsoft Dynamics GP is included in the customers and partners support plans.
If you are using Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 or earlier, you’ll want to start planning on an upgrade. Upgrade services through Advanced Product Support Services are available for upgrades to a supported version of Microsoft Dynamics GP as per the Microsoft Product Lifecycle Policy. If you have any questions regarding upgrade services, contact MIG & Co. to get started on a service request. You’ll find that upgrades have become amazingly rapid and painless these days, at least where Microsoft Dynamics GP is concerned.