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. 

Portal Features

For an extensive list of features and capabilities included in The Portal Connector for Dynamics CRM and Dynamics 365, head over to our Features page. 

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