Solver BI360 clients, version 4 or version 5? Here are three options
Thursday, March 05, 2020
As many of you are aware, the latest Cloud version of Solver BI360 software was released in 2019. Version 4.7 is the last version available in the 4.x series.Version 5.x is substantially different from previous versions and is no longer a straight upgrade. Below is all the info you need to know.
As a current Solver BI360 client, you have three options
Upgrade to Solver BI360 V5.X Cloud version - this will involve switching to a new subscription based pricing model. Solver are offering a 40% discount to current clients on the first year. We've linked to the latest Solver information about their Cloud product below.
Upgrade to Solver BI360 V5.X On-Premise version - this will involve a significant change to infrastructure/server requirements. We've provided a link below to the System Requirements.
Stay on Solver BI360 V4.X - V4.7 is the last version available in the 4 Series. Solver will support V4.X for some time with bug fixes etc. Clients on these 4 series versions will still have access to the Solver website and we will continue to support you at Olympic.
Benefits to switching to the new 5.X version
Browser based user interface means easy access from anywhere with internet
Version 5 budgeting is significantly improved, visual tracking of workflows. Write back settings are considerably easier.
Built in API to Power BI for data visualization
Simple drag and drop style integration to data sources through preconfigured Data warehouse
Built in Report Playlists for Board presentations
New View Only users makes it easier to share reports
Easy integrations to most ERP systems including MS Dynamics 365 Business Central.