There’s an updated (June 2020) Dynamics 365 Mixed Reality Licensing Guide, with the most significant change being amendments for the discontinuation of the Dynamics 365 Layout application. Find the updated guide here: https://bit.ly/D365MixRLGJune2020 and information on Dynamics 365 Layout here: https://bit.ly/D365LayoutBLOG.
Microsoft announce that Dynamics 365 Layout will be discontinued as a separate application and will not be offered to new customers after 1 June, 2020. Current customers will be able to use the application until 31 December, 2021 or when their current subscription ends, whichever is earlier. Core Layout capabilities will be integrated into the Dynamics 365 Guides product.
See the announcement here and suggestions on where to get assistance if you’re an existing customer: https://bit.ly/2YooZ4n.
There’s an updated (June 2020) Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide. There are only small changes with the most interesting ones being clarification that Team Members do not have admin rights, and that Human Resources Self Service use rights are only included for Team Members when the Human Resources application is licensed.
Find this updated guide here: https://bit.ly/D365LGJune2020
Microsoft announce that Azure Dedicated Hosts now support M-series and NV v3 and v4-series virtual machines so that customers can run memory-intensive and graphics-intensive applications.
Find the announcement here: https://bit.ly/2XYnuK3, and the main Azure Dedicated Host page here: http://bit.ly/2KkxB6m which details the full range of VMs supported and has some useful configuration examples.
There’s an updated (April 2020) Licensing Brief detailing how to license the desktop applications with RDS. The main change is to include the October 2019 changes to the licensing terms for Outsourcing Software Management which affect customers choosing to host Office applications on a dedicated server.
Find this updated Licensing Brief here: https://bit.ly/RDSVLBrApr2020
There’s extra information added for Dynamics 365 on pages 65/66 in the June 2020 Product Terms document. First of all there’s a new Dual Use Rights table detailing the rights of Dynamics 365 SLs to access on-premises servers, and then there are a couple of tables which specify the purchasing minimums for academic and commercial programs.
Download the latest Product Terms document here: http://bit.ly/MSproductterms.
There’s an updated (April 2020) Office software licensing brief. The main changes are to update for the changes to the licensing terms for Outsourcing Software Management in October 2019, and to remove references to Office Home & Student 2013 RT.
There’s an updated (May 2020) Business Central on-premises Licensing Guide which just has some changes to the Team Members User Included Tables on pages 12 and 13.
Find this updated Licensing Guide here: https://bit.ly/D365BConpremLGMay2020
There’s an updated (April 2020) Office 365 ProPlus Licensing Brief. The main changes are to include additional options for deploying Office 365 ProPlus in shared public cloud environments, and to update for the changes to the licensing terms for Outsourcing Software Management in October 2019.
Find this updated Licensing Brief here: https://bit.ly/ProPlusVLApr2020
There’s an updated (May 2020) Dynamics 365 Business Central Licensing Guide which just includes a small clarification on the Team Members application module on page 6.
Find this updated Guide here: https://bit.ly/D365BusCenLGMay2020