CRM 2011 Q2 Service update bring in Multiple browser support and new Mobile applications

To Microsoft this week have announced the Q2 2012 Service Update in the Release Preview Guide.

There is a summary of the new functionality included in the new release.

Multiple browser support

Yes at last, although a lot of people use Internet Explorer a lot of people don’t use it and it comes down to personal choice.

CRM is going to be working on these browsers

  • IE on Windows 7
  • Safari 5.11 + on Mac OSX and iPad 2
  • Firefox 6+
  • Chrome 13.x

MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2012 and BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE (BI) INSIGHTS WITH POWER VIEW

Microsoft is bringing in new reporting functionality with powerview and other enhancements included in SQL Server 2012.  This will fit in nicely with the dashboard and charting improvements already added in to CRM 2011.

PORTAL FRAMEWORK ENHANCEMENTS

Microsoft will continue to improve the portal framework ensuring CRM 2011 is at the heart of companies working processes.

MICROSOFT DYNAMICS CRM MOBILE

The current CRM mobile basic interface is going to be replaced with a full range of smartphone apps which are going to work on all the major smartphones and tablets.  This is a big move from Microsoft and one which is right on the money, everyone has smartphones and tablets these day and whats more people seem to enjoy using them.

Smartphones
Windows Phone 7.5+
Apple iPhone 3GS+ iOS 5+
Google Android 2.2+
RIM Blackberry 6.x and 7.x

Tablets
Apple iPad/iPad2 iOS 5+

The full document has a lot more details so I would recommend you read it, I will add another link to it here.

 

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  1. Pingback: CRM 4 Mainstream support date ends in 09/04/2013 | Metaphorix

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