Portal Comparisons

How does The Portal Connector differ from Dynamics 365 Portals?

We get that question a lot. Here are the key comparisons between The Portal Connector for Dynamics CRM and Dynamics 365, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Portals.

You can also download The Guide to Choosing a Portal Solution.

The Portal Connector Dynamics 365 Portals
Dynamics CRM Version Support
  • CRM 2011
  • CRM 2013
  • CRM 2015
  • CRM 2016
  • CRM Online
  • CRM Online 2016 Update 1
  • ADXstudio portals is no longer available for general purchase
Dynamics 365 Version Support
  • Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition
  • Planned Support for Dynamics 365 Business Edition when released
  • Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition
  • No plans for Dynamics 365 Business Edition as of June 2017
Portal Hosting Options

Portal can be hosted anywhere.

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Third party provider
  • Customer On-Premise
  • Microsoft Azure
Portal Support and Training
  • Live One-on-one training
  • Live Daily Q & A sessions
  • Community support forum
  • Technical and configuration documents

Microsoft Support

  • Differs based on paid support plan
  • Community support forum
  • Technical and configuration documents
Production vs. Dev/ Test/ UAT Licenses
  • 1 Production Domain
  • Unlimited Non-Production Domains
  • 1 Production Domain
Ecommerce
  • Point and click configuration
  • 6 Payment Processors pre-configured
  • Multi-currency
  • Tax Sets
  • Not available as of June 2017
Multi-Lingual
  • 140+ Languages Supported
  • Right to Left Supported
  • Language Cultures
  • Multi-lingual Picklists
  • Multi-Byte Character Languages
  • 43 Languages Supported
  • Multi-Byte Character Languages


Technical Comparison

For a technical comparison, watch a video that compares and demonstrates some of the key technical similarities and differences between The Portal Connector for Dynamics CRM and Dynamics 365, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Portals.