Licensing Model Changes for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, Part 1: Who Benefits and Why?

October 1 2012

With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 reaching its most important milestone, the Release-To-Manufacturing, the new licensing model takes over. As expected, Microsoft has paved the way for its newest release of its most popular Dynamics ERP product by changing the licensing model. There have been several major licensing model changes in the past, but this one is truly radical and it reflects Microsoft's shifting strategies in positioning Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

About Vjekoslav Babic

Vjekoslav Babić is an independent Microsoft Dynamics NAV consultant, trainer, author and blogger, with 10 years of experience in NAV and 16 years of experience in IT.

As a solutions architect and a project manager with a leading Microsoft Dynamics President's Club service provider company, as a Microsoft Dynamics NAV consultant with Microsoft Services, and as an independent consultant, he has been working on Microsoft Dynamics NAV implementations ranging from tiny one-man-bands to international mega-corporations, delivering services and trainings all over the world.

In 2008, Vjekoslav co-authored the acclaimed book "Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009". Vjekoslav runs an active blog about NAV implementation, project management and development best practices, acts as a columnist and editorial advisory board member at, and as a columnist in a number of other web or printed periodicals in Croatia and worldwide. Vjekoslav is also a frequent speaker at Microsoft or Microsoft Dynamics conferences.

Since spring 2010, Vjekoslav has been awarded the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

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