Important Update – Legacy Web Client Deprecation and 2020 Wave 1 Release

Due to the current circumstances and disruption to businesses around the world, Microsoft have issued a statement regarding the legacy web client deprecation and the 2020 Wave 1 Release. 

Legacy Web Client Deprecation – Deadline Extended 

Last year, Microsoft announced that the Dynamics 365 legacy web client was being deprecated and a new unified interface was being released. The deprecation was originally scheduled for October 2020, however this has now been postponed for two months to December 2020This aims to relieve pressure off both customers and partners, allowing businesses more time to make the transition 

More information regarding the changes to the legacy web client can be found here (Microsoft) – 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/power-platform/important-changes-coming#legacy-web-client-is-deprecated 

Or, check out our blog post to learn more about the Unified Interface and what it means –  

https://www.pragmatiqsolutions.co.uk/blog/microsoft-dynamics-365/transitioning-to-the-microsoft-dynamics-365-unified-interface/ 

2020 Wave 1 Release – One Month Extension

On April 1st, the Dynamics 365 and Power Platform 2020 Wave 1 Release will roll out on general availability, which is still planned to go ahead. However, Microsoft have deferred the mandatory uptake date by one month to May. This allows customers to take the updates when it is most convenient to them, either in April as planned, or now deferred to May. 

Key dates for the 2020 release wave 1 

For more information about the release schedule, please see here (Microsoft): https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/get-started/release-schedule 

We’ve put together overview blog of the new features that will be coming to Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform, which can be viewed here: 

Dynamics 365: https://www.pragmatiqsolutions.co.uk/blog/new-releases/an-overview-of-dynamics-365-2020-release-wave-1-plan/ 

Power Platform: https://www.pragmatiqsolutions.co.uk/blog/new-releases/an-overview-of-power-platform-2020-release-wave-1-plan/ 

Any Questions?

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