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2021-01-14T16:57:50Z
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Microsoft Dynamics NAV?

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Dinesh Parashar - PeerSpot reviewer
Practice Head- Epicor at coporateserve Solutions pvt. ltd.
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-06-30T12:45:00Z
30 June 22

Licensing is okay. License subscription prices are okay.

SanilPrakashan - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager ICT at B.L.Naidu & Sons Pte Ltd
Real User
Top 20
2022-06-07T07:07:00Z
07 June 22

The deployment cost us $70,000 and we pay around $18,000 annually for support, which we find to be expensive.

Hemant-Sharma - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Manager- Sales at Acxiom Consulting
Real User
Top 20
2022-04-25T09:35:45Z
25 April 22

I would rate the pricing of this solution at three out of five.

DS
Digital Transformation Manager at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-03-15T19:03:04Z
15 March 22

Its licensing is yearly. In addition to the licensing cost, there is the cost of hosting on Azure.

ER
Microsoft Dynamics Specialist at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-12-29T17:27:00Z
29 December 21

The cost is one of the benefits. If you don't want to go for the full-blown finance and operations, the pricing model is a lot cheaper and has now switched to being based on a per-user subscription. So, if it's on cloud, you now have an expense instead of a large CapEx. If it's on-prem, you obviously still have to continue with the licensing model that they have, but if you compare the features and functionality, in terms of the price that you pay, I find it's better than other products. My answer on the pricing would be slightly different, depending on the country you're in and the return on investment, based on the size of the company. It's well-priced internationally. I think the new model is priced even better because it's now subscription-based and, if you go for cloud, the return on investment is a lot quicker and if it's expense, you can cap it. If you do take the on-prem version, the licensing is still priced as what it used to be, so that would depend on what country you are in.

Steven Hoag - PeerSpot reviewer
Software Consultant at Fortitude Systems
Real User
Top 20
2021-12-21T10:52:00Z
21 December 21

NAV might be a little pricey for a small or medium-sized company, but all the solutions out there are.

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NK
Senior Manager- Presales at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
MSP
Top 5
2021-11-12T16:33:24Z
12 November 21

Microsoft Dynamics NAV has a pay-as-you-use payment model.

Kamesh Gunupur - PeerSpot reviewer
Vice President - Information Systems at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-07-03T12:00:48Z
03 July 21

I think the pricing is the best; it's cost effective for sure.

Peter Haider - PeerSpot reviewer
Teamlead MS Dynamics 365 at Peter Haider Consulting
Real User
Top 20
2021-05-20T05:50:30Z
20 May 21

The price of the solution is reasonable.

Dinesh Parashar - PeerSpot reviewer
Practice Head- Epicor at coporateserve Solutions pvt. ltd.
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-02-19T14:05:35Z
19 February 21

I have some subscription-based customer and a few customers who have perpetual licenses that hosted the application on the cloud.

Thawatchai Sap-Ulai - PeerSpot reviewer
Project Manager at Kanoksin
Real User
Top 20
2021-02-19T12:18:00Z
19 February 21

The price of the solution is reasonable. You can pay for a license at set intervals. For example, monthly or annually.

HD
IT Manager at a construction company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-01-14T16:57:50Z
14 January 21

The first time we tried to buy the newest version, it was expensive.

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Do you want to do it for a specific purpose or to tick a box?  Lets assume you are looking for system deployment. I would focus on the key areas of your business rather than what Gene has listed below, which is looking at point for point comparisons. (The Panorama report is SUPERB for getting up to speed....) Then look at weighting for specific key business differentiation opportunities - such as single global instance for multiple companies, integrated CRM into Finance and Operations, off-line capabilities for customer facing processes, seamless transfer of customer conversations from one channel to another. Then ask for client references to answer 5 key questions: - Are they live? - how was the deployment support from the OEM/partner and what was the % work split required to go live (as in your input vs partner vs OEM) - how many customisations were requried to achieve xxx (your key areas) - would they use the OEM again and what would they change going forward Then look at demonstration from the OEM and costing for the solution I would not go on a tender for each and every feature and function because we assume world class solutions have these typical areas covered. Happy to discuss how to do this practically if required. Daniel@liferocksconsulting.co.za
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