19 October 2012
Microsoft has launched the Perpetual Licensing model for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
Perpetual Licensing provides a simplified licensing model. The entire solution can be licensed via four core components: The Starter Pack, the Extended Pack, the Full User and the Limited User. Access to the Dynamics ERP solution functionality is licensed through user licenses on a concurrent user basis.
The Starter Pack gives you core Financials and Distribution functionality (similar to all the modules under the existing Business Ready Licensing - Business Essentials (BE) offering), plus three Full User licenses.
To deploy some of the advanced functionality delivered by Microsoft Dynamics you can license the optional and additive Extended Pack (similar to all the modules under the existing Business Ready Licensing - Advanced Management (AM) offering). The Extended Pack adds functionality that allows you to integrate core
01 October 2012
With the introduction of the Role Tailored Client into NAV 2009, functionality was added to allow graphical charts to be displayed on pages. However from what we have seen uptake of this functionality has been low, largely due to the lack of a good interface to add, modify and view these charts. With the imminent release of NAV 2013 all this should change!
NAV 2013 allows you to display two types of chart; what are referred to as Generic Charts and more advanced charts known as Extended Charts. Generic Charts are the same as what has always been available in the 2009 RTC, but with a new set of accompanying objects to make the job of creating and modifying your charts much easier. Extended Charts use the Business Chart Add-in which requires some NAV development experience to create charts with, but allows you much more control over the charts run time.
The recently released RTM version of the Cronus database has a good example of the difference between the