Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Release Candidate (RC) Announcement

imageThe Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Release Candidate (RC) is now available for download in the Microsoft Download Center.  As with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Beta, the Release Candidate is available for anyone to download, and will be available until the RTM release scheduled for Q1, 2011.   This release represents the combined efforts and feedback from customers and partners working on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Beta so thank you for all of you involved in this process.

imageUpgrades:  On-premises Beta databases can be upgraded to this new RC release which can then be upgraded to the upcoming RTM release.  CRM Online Beta customers will continue to have access to their CRM Online Beta instance until the CRM Online RTW launch in January, at which time they can choose to opt-in to upgrade their Beta instance to a production subscription.

Release Candidate is the last external milestone before the CRM Online Release to Web (RTW) launch in January 2011, and the on-premises Release to Manufacturing (RTM) in Q1, 2011, so please continue testing and validating this new pre-release version as well as continue building your deployments and solutions to be ready for the RTW and RTM releases.

Thank you,

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Team   

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server Release Candidate

Available in English only 

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for Microsoft Office Outlook

Available in 25 languages

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Language Pack

Available in 41 languages

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 E-mail Router

Available in 25 languages

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Report Authoring Extension

Available in 25 languages

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 List Component for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

Available in 41 languages


Bryan Nielson

Comments (7)

  1. Gareth says:

    Will the RC Outlook Client work with beta online?

  2. Yvangelist says:


    I will start reviewing CRM 2011 soon. Two things that come to my mind in prep for Q1 official release.

    How the multi-browser support in CRM 2011?

    Is there a transition document out already from CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011? (Like know issues, breaking changes etc.)

  3. René says:

    Is there any chance that you could install CRM 2011 (RTM) Server to a windows 7 developer machine like you are able with SharePoint and BizTalk?

  4. emily says:

    is there any tuterial here for biginer

  5. chris says:

    will the outlook crm 2011 connect to our existing CRM version?

  6. David Allen says:

    when will the real product be available in MSDN downloads?

  7. priya says:

    can i get RC-12 rolls and importance