14 May AX 2012 R3 Pricing FAQs
You can walk into almost any office in America and odds are you are going to find a bunch of people working on one Microsoft product or another. Excel, Outlook and any of the other Microsoft applications we use every day have become such an integral part of daily operations that businesses are naturally inclined to look to Microsoft when they decide to upgrade from entry level accounting software or replace multiple disparate systems with a single ERP system.
Another great reason that Microsoft has earned the reputation it enjoys is the commitment to innovation and constant improvement of the products we love. The latest version of Microsoft Dynamics AX for example was just released, Dynamics AX 2012 R3.
Of course with a new version release there are always questions, the first one being how much more will it cost? Well to answer all pricing questions here is a list of AX 2012 RE pricing FAQs. For licensing and other FAQs check out the document to the right.
When will the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 pricing be available?
It has been available since May 1, 2014.
What is the price of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Server license?
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is providing several new product enhancement, which will all be included in the Server License. With this improved value we will be increasing the price of the Server License 25%.
Can you give us a breakdown of the CAL pricing changes for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3?
- The Enterprise CAL offers complete access to all Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 functionality at a lower price. This CAL price will be reduced by approximately 5%.
- Functional CAL will be providing more use rights and value at a slightly higher price. This CAL price will be increased by approximately 14%.
- Task CAL has significant improvements on the use right but the pricing will remain the same.
- The Self-Serve CAL pricing will not see any updates.
Is Windows Azure included in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 pricing? (Updated)
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 supports deployment on Windows Azure, allowing partners to offer high-value cloud solutions to their customers. Azure pricing is acquired separately from the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 license. This allows customers to have flexibility to easily scale infrastructure up or down as needed to meet their business needs. Please see here for additional information on Azure pricing.