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Software Requirements

In order to deploy Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 on-premises, you will need to have or acquire Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server licenses as well. You may also wish to add Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft Lync Server licenses for email routing, document management, and embedded presence and communications functionality.

Supported Windows Server 2012 editions

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter

Supported Microsoft SQL Server Editions

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Enterprise, 64-bit
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Business Intelligence 64-bit
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Standard, 64-bitt
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Developer, 64-bit (for non-production use only)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Enterprise, 64-bit SP1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Business Intelligence, 64-bit SP1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Standard, 64-bit SP1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Developer, 64-bit SP1 (for non-production use only)

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Software Recommendations

Supported Microsoft SharePoint Server Editions (required for document management)

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard and Enterprise editions
  • Exchange Server 2013 Standard and Enterprise editions
  • Microsoft Exchange Online
  • Using Skype for Business with Microsoft Dynamics CRM (Lync)
  • Skype for Business
  • Skype for Business Server 2015
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2013
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2010

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