Microsoft is introducing Microsoft Dynamics 365. Microsoft Dynamics AX is being renamed to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations. Microsoft Dynamics CRM is being renamed to Microsoft Dynamics 365 with the following components:
The ‘for SA’ SKUs represent a Dynamics AX pricing benefit that is available to customers who own perpetual licenses with Software Assurance (SA) in an Enterprise Agreement (EA). If you have Microsoft Dynamics AX CALs covered by active SA, you will be able to add access to Microsoft Dynamics AX by acquiring the SL for SA licenses, thus protecting your on-premises investments in Microsoft licensing, and permitting you to maintain non-perpetual rights to online service for the duration of your service agreement.
Microsoft is introducing the Microsoft Dynamics AX offer for Enterprise Agreement (EA), Enterprise Subscription Agreement (EAS) and education. This is the first Public Cloud offer for Dynamics AX. Microsoft Dynamics AX has a simple transparent pricing model. The per user per month model is easy to understand and is inclusive of infrastructure. Simply choose one of the four User Subscription License (USL) based on the functionality required.
Microsoft will increase AX 2012 R3 prices to properly establish Service Provider Licensing Agreement (SPLA) prices relative to AX 2012 R3 prices in other VL programs. Current AX 2012 R3 prices are set below benchmarks for other VL products available in SPLA. This increase will be 25% across all AX 2012 R3 products in SPLA.