Microsoft Extends Mainstream Support for Great Plains 8.0

Microsoft has extended the Mainstream Support date for Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains 8.0, which was originally scheduled to end October 9, 2007. The Mainstream Support date has been extended to align with the other Microsoft Dynamics products’ support lifecycle timeline of five years.

Mainstream Support for Great Plains 8.0 will end October 13, 2009 (previously October 9, 2007). Microsoft will provide a 2007 Year End Regulatory/Tax update. U.S. and Canadian tax updates will be provided through October 31, 2008. No additional tax or regulatory updates will be provided for 2008 Year End or for 2009 Year End.

Customers who are current on a service plan can continue to access technical support through October 13, 2009. Customers who are not current on a service plan can access technical support via pay-per-incident flexible support.

Microsoft's Support Lifecycle policy provides transparent, predictable coverage of Microsoft products. For more information about Microsoft’s product support lifecycle, visit the following Web site

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