Polaris Business Solutions

At Polaris Business Solutions, we have the knowledge and skills necessary to work with you and enhance your business. If you’re wondering about any of our services, solutions, or other aspect of our business, check out these frequently asked questions and answers for more information. Don’t hesitate to contact us directly with any of your questions!


Why do I need Polaris Business Solutions?

Polaris Business Solutions operates with a firm commitment to providing excellent service and support. Most businesses don’t know where they can be more efficient and what the true capabilities of their ERP systems are. That’s why they aren’t achieving a full return on investment. Our goal is to help customers identify their business challenges and provide a solution that fits.

What can Polaris Business Solutions do for my business?

Polaris Business Solutions will improve your business processes by giving you insight into your operations that allows you to access and generate more accurate and timely information. We help customers select the right solution. Polaris Business Solutions has extensive consulting experience and can help you realize the potential of your current or future ERP system.

What types of services does Polaris Business Solutions offer?

We offer ERP implementations, installations, training, upgrades, data conversions, customizations, report writing, system integrations, and more. Whether you’re a new business or are looking for ways to enhance your established practices, we can help you. Visit our services page for more information.

What solutions does Polaris Business Solutions provide?

We offer Acumatica and Microsoft Dynamics SL (formerly Solomon).

Do you work with my industry?

We understand that every business and industry has unique requirements and challenges. At Polaris Business Solutions, we work with a number of industries, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Professional Services
  • Government Contracting
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Distribution and Manufacturing

Microsoft Dynamics SL

What are the deployment options for Microsoft Dynamics SL?

It’s completely up to you. Microsoft Dynamics SL is deployable on site or in the cloud.

Does Microsoft Dynamics SL offer any web services?

Yes. In 2013 Microsoft Dynamics SL introduced its first web app that enables access through a browser, whether it’s run on-premise or in the cloud.

What modules does Microsoft Dynamics SL include?

Please click here for a complete list of modules offered by Microsoft Dynamics SL.

How is Microsoft Dynamics SL priced?

Pricing is based on licenses and users. There are two offerings: Microsoft Dynamics Business Essentials and Microsoft Dynamics Advanced Management. They are based primarily on a common Microsoft Dynamics SL ERP solution and represent a price reduction for a typical entry-level configuration, eliminating much of the complexity of licensing enterprise resource planning software.

  • The BUSINESS ESSENTIALS EDITION is for customers who need core financial management and trade functionality.
  • The ADVANCED MANAGEMENT EDITION is the preferred solution for growing, midmarket, or high-functional-needs customers who require a more advanced solution.
  • Additional A LA CARTE components are available to both Business Essentials and Advanced Management customers. Each offering gives users access to a specific set of a la carte modules that provide a broader set of features and functionalities that businesses can customize accordingly.

What technology is my database stored in?

Microsoft Dynamics SL uses Microsoft SQL Server.

How do I access my Microsoft Dynamics SL ERP?

Microsoft Dynamics SL can be accessed from your workstation or remotely.

Can I control the level of access my users have to Microsoft Dynamics SL?

Yes. Access capabilities are completely customizable.



What does a “cloud ERP” mean to users?

A cloud ERP allows users to access data from anywhere as long as they have a computer with an internet connection.

What are the deployment options for Acumatica?

There are there deployment options for Acumatica: on-site, hosted, or Software as a Service (SaaS) in the cloud. Users have the option of switching between formats as needed.

What is Acumatica SaaS?

SaaS is a cloud-based service that provides businesses with the advantages of an ERP system without the price. Users can access their ERP anywhere and pay for the service on an as-needed basis.

How do I access my Acumatica ERP?

You will be provided with a URL that is accessible from any web browser on any device with internet connection.

What technology is my database stored in?

Acumatica currently uses Microsoft SQL Server.

Is Acumatica optimized for mobile use?

Yes. Acumatica can be used with any device.

With Acumatica, does the number of users affect pricing?

No. Acumatica is priced for an unlimited number of users.

What modules does Acumatica offer?

Please see the following links for more information about each module (suite) that Acumatica offers:

Financial Management Suite

Distribution Management Suite

Customer Management Suite

Project Accounting Suite

Can I control the level of access my users have to Acumatica?

Yes. Users can be assigned unique security credentials that can be determined by role or specific to each user. All logins are unique, and activity can be tracked.