Microsoft Dynamics AX is an ERP tool by Microsoft, first developed in a collaboration project between IBM and Damgaard. ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems integrate several business functions into one process to facilitate the access to business information.
Dynamics AX stores Application Objects in its AOT (Application Object Tree). Application Objects define the building blocks of any Dynamics AX installation including classes, tables and forms. These Application Objects can be exported to an .XPO files to ease the sharing and transfer data.