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Organization Entities

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[Applies to: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0]

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A deployment is a single installation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. This is a single database and any schema customization is done at this level.

An organization is the entity that is internal to the customer relationship management process. The organization is the top level of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM business hierarchy. The organization can be a specific business, a holding company, a corporation, and so on. There can be only one organization per Microsoft Dynamics CRM deployment. The organization is divided into business units.

An announcement is a message that appears to all users on the home page of the Web application. Announcements are owned by the organization and are represented by the businessunitnewsarticle entity.

The following illustration shows the entity relationships for this area. For more information, see Key to Entity Diagrams.

Organization entity model

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