Hosting companies should now be aware of the double-digit price increase that will be hitting SPLA in 2014.
|PRODUCT NAME||Estimated %
|Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter*||45%|
|Core Infrastructure Server Suite Datacenter||30%|
|Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services||27%|
|System Center 2012 R2 Client Management Suite||55%|
|System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager||55%|
|Dynamics CRM 2013 Basic||40%|
|Dynamics CRM 2013 Professional||30%|
|Dynamics GP 2013 Full User SAL||15%|
|Dynamics NAV 2013 Full User SAL||15%|
|Dynamics SL 2011 AM Full User SAL||45%|
|Dynamics SL 2011 AM Light User SAL||27%|
|Dynamics SL 2011 AM ESS User SAL||145%|
How to make the most of the Price Increase? VIRTUALIZE – the greatest increase comes with the Data center license, as the license will accommodate unlimited virtual machines whereas before it was limited to four. There will be minimal increase to the standard edition in 2014. The remote Desktop Services Subscriber Access License will become just under thirty percent more in 2014.
The other major increase comes with selected Dynamics Sku’s, a revamp in CRM now brings Professional, Basic, and Essential users. For a complete summary please check the SPUR, or refer to this CRM Online article.