A full ERP software designed by Microsoft for professional services companies. Formerly Solomon.

Product Overview

Microsoft Dynamics SL is an ERP software tailored for professional services and project-driven organizations. It provides project management capabilities and sophisticated financial management.

Mainstream support for SL 2015 ended on January 14th, 2020. Extended support plans will update security and functionality through January 14th, 2025. Mainstream support for SL 2018 ends on July 11th, 2023, and extended support on July 11th, 2028.

With features like project accounting, time and expense tracking, and native integration with Microsoft Office tools, businesses can efficiently manage their projects, finances, and resources.


  • Advanced project accounting tools
  • Seamless Microsoft integration
  • Customizable reporting and dashboards


  • May be too complex for smaller businesses
  • Setup can be time-consuming and cumbersome
  • Extended support ends in 2028

Target Market

Mid-sized to large project-centric organizations, such as construction companies, engineering firms, and professional services providers.

About Microsoft Dynamics SL

Microsoft Dynamics SL (formerly Microsoft Business Solutions–Solomon) is designed to meet the specific business management needs of project, service, and distribution-driven organizations, including companies in these industries:

  • Professional services
  • Computer and IT-related services
  • Management consulting
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Wholesale distribution
  • General contracting
  • Government contracting

Microsoft Dynamics SL is a business management solution for small and midsize companies, available in two editions: Standard and Professional. It helps automate financial, project, and supply chain management.

Microsoft Dynamics SL Key Features

Financial Management

  • Accounts Payable: Track money owed, due dates, and discounts.
  • Accounts Receivable: Manage customer accounts and receivables efficiently.
  • Advanced Payroll: Accurate labor cost calculations and government reporting.
  • Cash Management: Gain instant access to cash balance and automate bank reconciliation.
  • Currency Manager: Handle multiple currencies and track exchange rate fluctuations.

Distribution/Supply Chain Management:

  • Bill of Materials: Define, analyze, and manage product manufacturing.
  • Inventory: Ensure timely order fulfillment and manage inventory issues.
  • Inventory Replenishment: Optimize stocking levels and automate purchasing.
  • Landed Cost: Include additional fees in inventory valuation.
  • Order Management: Improve order processing efficiency.
  • Orders to Purchase: Accurately promise delivery dates and manage inventory.
  • Purchasing: Increase accuracy and productivity in purchasing.
  • Work Order: Streamline work order planning and control costs.

Analytics and Reporting:

  • Crystal Reports: Create custom reports.
  • Microsoft Forecaster: Budgeting and planning.
  • Microsoft FRx Forecaster: Financial reporting.


  • Web Order: Manage online orders.
  • eCommerce Gateway - EDI Edition: Automate electronic transactions.

Field Service:

  • Equipment Maintenance: Track equipment maintenance.
  • Flat Rate Pricing: Standardized service pricing.
  • Service Contracts: Manage service agreements.
  • Service Dispatch: Efficient field technician management.

Financial Statement Translation:

Manage currency fluctuations’ impact on operations.

General Ledger:

  • Capture and analyze financial information.
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on multiple companies or divisions.

Payroll and Direct Deposit:

  • Make payroll and benefits administration smooth.
  • Calculate labor costs accurately.

Project Management and Accounting:

  • Allocator: Control project finances.
  • Analyzer: Access project performance data.
  • Budgeting: Increase project profitability.
  • Contract Management: Streamline contract tasks.
  • Controller: Improve project profitability.
  • Employee Utilization: Monitor HR productivity.
  • Flexible Billing: Shorten billing cycles.
  • Time and Expense: Control costs effectively.

Supply Chain Management:

  • Advanced Shipping Management: Handle advanced shipping functions.
  • eCommerce Gateway EDI: Facilitate electronic business transactions.
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Product Overview

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User Reviews of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Submitted on October 16th, 2018 by Anonymous

We’ve been with them for a number of years and their solution really has more functionality than we need.

Submitted on August 30th, 2017 by Tom

Great Product for Non-Profits and Schools.

The Good…

Great Product easy to navigate.

The Bad…

No Complaints it really is the perfect fit for our organization.

Submitted on February 10th, 2015 by Anonymous

I find it a poor product from user interface to functionality

The Good…

nothing - I know too many better alternatives on all counts

The Bad…

User interface, flexibility, speed, functionality

Submitted on January 31st, 2014 by Russ

It has the basic features that we need and use. We just use the general ledger and accounts payable features.

The Good…

It is fairly easy to learn.

The Bad…

It can be inflexible at times