What's New In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016? Native Integration With SQL Azure
Deploy your Dynamics NAV environment on the Microsoft Cloud more quickly and efficiently than ever before!
In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, you can configure your Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server instance to securely connect to a Microsoft Dynamics NAV database running within a managed relational SQL database-as-a-service, or Azure SQL Database.
Benefits for Customers
Hourly bill at a fixed rate, instead of paying for an SQL license upfront; eliminates hardware costs and results in near-zero administrative costs.
Built-in support for high availability, automatic backups, data protection, and fault tolerance; the database software is automatically patched and upgraded by Microsoft Azure.
Service level agreement (SLA) and compliance
Database-level availability SLA of 99.99%; Azure certifications include ISO, HIPAA BAA, and EU Model Clause
Multiple built-in business continuity features including point-in-time restore, geo-restore, and geo-replication.