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North52 Business Process Activities Has Met Microsoft’s Highest Standard for Partner-Developed Software Solutions
Cork, IRELAND — 22 February, 2017 — North52 announced today that its product North52 Business Process Activities, the leading advanced business rules solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM, is now Certified for Microsoft Dynamics, which signifies that the solution has met Microsoft Corp.’s highest standard for partner-developed software. By successfully meeting all certification requirements, North52 Business Process Activities can now carry the distinct Certified for Microsoft Dynamics logo.
Solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics have demonstrated development quality and compatibility with the Microsoft Dynamics product on which it runs by passing rigorous VeriTest software solution testing for Microsoft Dynamics and are profiled in the Microsoft Partner Solution Profiler tool. In addition, the Microsoft Dynamics partner must have customers who are successfully using the certified solution and are willing to recommend it, be enrolled in a Partner Service Plan with Microsoft, and be a Certified Partner in the Microsoft Partner Program.
For customers, Certified for Microsoft Dynamics helps identify Microsoft Dynamics solutions that have been tested for compatibility, meet high quality standards, and are successfully used by existing customers. This certification represents a significant step in elevating the standard for partner-developed software solutions for industry-specific business applications. By highlighting these solutions, Microsoft also creates new opportunities for partners to expand their reseller channel and to better promote their packaged Microsoft Dynamics solution for customers.
By requiring both the software solution and the partner to meet our highest standards, Microsoft is assuring customers that these certified solutions work with their investments in Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft congratulates North52 on achieving the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics status for North52 Business Process Activities by demonstrating its success and commitment in delivering a leading Microsoft Dynamics solution.
North52 provides add-on solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM. Our solutions help leading global companies across all industries achieve success.
“North52 has always been committed to software excellence, and achieving the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics designation for North52 Business Process Activities is a reflection of that commitment,” said John Grace, CEO, North52.
About Microsoft Dynamics
Microsoft Dynamics is a line of financial, customer-relationship and supply-chain management solutions that helps businesses work more effectively. Delivered through a network of channel partners providing specialized services, these integrated, adaptable business management solutions work like and with familiar Microsoft software to streamline processes across an entire business.
North52 is a leader in the creation of software products for the Microsoft Dynamics platform. As a Microsoft partner, North52 has an impressive and rapidly growing list of customers benefiting from its products. Headquartered in Cork, Ireland, North52’s core values of the right Technology, the right People and the right Partnerships ensures delivery of great products for their customers.
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We have been reviewing a very successful year where North52 has significantly increased partners, customers and the capabilities of North52 Business Process Activities (BPA).
As part of that review we have considered feedback on our pricing – particularly in response to our number one query ‘can I use Decision Tables with the Professional Edition?’ Up until today this feature was only available on the Enterprise and Ultimate Editions.
We have been overwhelmed by the positive response for Decision Tables and impressed by the business use cases it is being used for. We continue to enhance the capabilities and have a new version currently in testing which adds even more capability and value.
Ideally, we would like all of our customers to take advantage of the full product capabilities and today we are making this possible. From 17 January 2017 we are changing our licensing for North52 BPA so that all features are included at pricing tiers defined by the number of active CRM users.
What are the new Pricing Tiers?
- Professional Edition – Up to 50 Active CRM Users
- Now with all 350+ current functions
- $1,990 annual subscription
- Enterprise Edition – Up to 500 Active CRM Users
- Now with all 350+ current functions
- $5,990 annual subscription
- Ultimate Edition – 500+ Active CRM Users
- Pricing on application
How does this affect existing customers or quotes that have been provided?
We provide two options:
- Stay on the previous pricing with the feature limitations – no changes will be made to the prices already being paid
- Take advantage of the additional features in the new pricing – only pay the difference between existing pricing and the new pricing
Why upgrade – what advantages does the new pricing provide for existing Enterprise Edition customers?
- Access to Multi-Sheet Decision Tables
- Access to advanced xCache functions
- Access to advanced CPQ functions
- Support ticket allocation is now annual and not a fixed amount
Why upgrade – what advantages does the new pricing provide for existing Professional Edition customers?
- Same advantages of Enterprise Edition above, and:
- Access to all features previously reserved for Enterprise and above: Decision Tables, xCache, SharePoint, SDK Access
- No restrictions on the number of formulas or schedules
This change makes pricing vs feature discussions much simpler going forward and means you will have access to the features you need regardless of the CRM system size.
Full details of the pricing can be found on our website: http://www.north52.com/business-process-activities/pricing/
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