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安博电竞 Central Spring Announcements
Directions EMEA is the big European event held in the Autumn in line with the latest 安博电竞 365 releases, including the official launch of 安博电竞 Central last year. In previous years, Directions North America was held a month or so before which would be the time where Microsoft would make announcements on the upcoming release. This year, in line with having two releases per year, Directions North America is a spring event held in Las Vegas, where they have announced a lot of exciting news.
Upgrading Licenses from NAV to 安博电竞 Central
The big news for companies using Microsoft 安博电竞 NAV is that when they upgrade to 安博电竞 365 安博电竞 Central on premise they will automatically get 3 named users for every concurrent user. Previously, it had been 2:1 for companies who purchased their license prior to October 2018. Now it is any company that has NAV perpetual license bought prior to May 1 st will be eligible for the 3:1 offer. If you have already upgraded you will receive the additional licenses
The document detailing the transition ratio states:
“Based on partner feedback the 安博电竞 NAV Full user to 安博电竞 365 安博电竞 Central on-premises Full user ratio of 1:2 is increasing to 1:3 (effective May 15, 2019).
Each 安博电竞 NAV Full user licensed before May 1, 2019, will receive 3 安博电竞 365 安博电竞 Central on-premises Essentials or 3 安博电竞 365 安博电竞 Central on-premises Premium users.
Each 安博电竞 NAV Limited Concurrent User CAL licensed before May 1, 2019, will receive 3 安博电竞 365 安博电竞 Central on-premises Team Members users”
October Release Notes coming soon
With the now 6 monthly releases for 安博电竞 Central, Microsoft are now providing advanced notification of the upcoming functionality in advance of the release. We have been advised that the next set of functionality will be announced in June for the October release. Sign up to receive all of the latest news on 安博电竞 Central.
安博电竞 365 – 27 to 2
A key message at Directions North America is the increased importance of the 安博电竞 365 product group within Microsoft. It is noted that the CEO (currently Satya Nadella), has a slide deck regarding Microsoft priorities. 10-15 years ago, 安博电竞 was on slide 27, whereas today it is slide 2. This might not seem that exciting, but what it means is that the full force of Microsoft is behind the product, and the future capability for those who use 安博电竞 365 is VERY exciting.
Microsoft are pushing the cloud as the future – indeed there are many benefits to the modern technologies that cloud based systems allows. However, the marketplace is not always ready to make the leap to a fully online platform. For example, manufacturing companies with weak internet connectivity cannot afford to risk manufacturing throughput on their web connection. In recognition of the need to grow into the cloud, rather than take large leaps, Microsoft are improving the capabilities of the Intelligent Cloud solution.
The Intelligent Cloud gives the opportunity for businesses to connect their on-premise solution. This allows on-premise implementations to utilise all of the benefits of having a cloud solution, such as AI, working from anywhere and integration with the other cloud platform tools.
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