Three weeks ago, I blogged about the availability of R2 on the 15th of December. That was yesterday .. but anyway .. oh yes .. It's here! So download the product, play with it, get yourself and your solutions ready!
Here is the link to the downloads of all 42 countries (on partnersource). But also more:
If you would like to know how to get ready, then just go back to my previous blogpost. There are some great materials there.
The "theme" of NAV 2009 R2 is: "The New way to do Business".. . I think they're aiming at the "cloud"-part.. : Application Virtualization, CRM Connector, Online Payment Service .. those things.. . But don't forget all the new exciting features:
Reasons enough to leave behind the SP1 and go into R2!
In my understanding, objects have changed, but no data-upgrade is necessary (so no upgrade toolkit..).
Just a small question (didn't get time to check it myself yet). Are objects and databases compatible between SP1 and R2?
And I see that there is no new upgrade toolkit!