The decision to move your mission-critical business applications to the Cloud is no longer IF but WHEN.
Companies utilizing on-premises Dynamics solutions understand the benefits of moving to the Cloud, but often see the migration process and cost as significant hurdles.
However, both those barriers are removed with an exciting limited-time Microsoft Dynamics Enhancement Plan Renewal Offer. If you have an existing and active Enhancement Plan (EP), you can access this offer. It is meant to help businesses get more out of their ERP and begin their transition to the Cloud.
What is a Microsoft Dynamics Enhancement Plan (EP)?
An Enhancement Plan (EP), also known as a Business-Ready Enhancement Plan, is an annual maintenance plan for on-premises Microsoft Dynamics software. It is required for the first year after your software purchase. From then on, you aren’t required to remain on the plan.
Many businesses appreciate the benefits of staying on an EP. They have access to Microsoft’s CustomerSource, which is a hub for tips, resources and self-directed support. They also have unlimited access to online training and can participate in the Microsoft Dynamics Community.
Most importantly, they get new version rights and updates, as well as updates for regulatory changes, which are critical to maintaining security and compliance.
What Does the EP Renewal Offer Entail?
With the EP Renewal Offer, customers renew their EP through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. In doing so, they move to Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC) licenses and have dual rights (on-premises and online), so they can continue using their current on-premises solution if they prefer. Customers must be within 30 days of their renewal date to qualify.
The offer runs from June 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021.
Microsoft is offering this option to help businesses achieve growth and strength amid the hardships presented by COVID-19. As such, they’re offering discounts of up to 60% on some Dynamics 365 Business Central SKUs. And customers can opt for monthly payment plans via the CSP program, rather than make an annual lump-sum payment.
Benefits of this renewal offer include the following:
- All of the benefits of your regular Enhancement Plan
- Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central licenses
- Option to make monthly payments
- Price point equal to EP renewal quote
- Dual-use and downgrade rights for current on-premises Dynamics Price List solutions (Dynamics 365 Business Central, Dynamics NAV, Dynamics GP, and Dynamics SL)
According to Microsoft, “The time is now for Cloud ERP, as our customers need the scale, security, accessibility and business continuity provided by Dynamics 365 Business Central.”
Another Great Offer: Existing Customer Transition License Type
If you are outside of your window to take advantage of the Enhancement Plan renewal offer or simply know you are ready to move your primary deployment (on-premises versions of Dynamics 365 Business Central, Operations, AX, GP, NAV, SL or CRM) to Microsoft Dynamics 365, you qualify for a 40% discount on Business Central Cloud user costs.
This transition offer allows you to maintain your on-premises solution as is, indefinitely, and move your primary deployment to the Cloud when ready. The Existing Customer License Type does not expire. You must have an active Enhancement Plan (Dynamics Price List) or Active Software Assurance Plan (Volume Licensing) to take advantage of this offer.
Want to learn more? Dennis Chiu from Enavate and Pam Johnson from Microsoft discussed the Microsoft CSP Enhancement Plan renewal and transition offers in detail during the Dynamics Enavation Cloud Expo. View this session and many others on-demand by registering here!
Get in touch with one of Enavate’s experts to learn more about this limited-time offer.