There’s an updated (April 2021) Business Central on-premises Licensing Guide. Application Builder and Solution Developer are no longer available for purchase and are thus removed from the Configuration Component table on page 7, and the tables detailing the functionality in the Essentials and Premium licences are updated on pages 5 to 7.
Find this updated Licensing Guide here: https://bit.ly/3mAm9ES.
an updated (June 2019) Dynamics 365 Business Central Licensing Guide. There are
just a couple of minor changes: links to the document that gives more
information on how Team Members licences work in Business Central is moved to
the Dynamics 365 Licensing FAQ, and there’s a new appendix added listing
configuration components. Find this guide here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
There’s an updated (May 2019) Dynamics 365 Business Central Licensing Guide with three main changes.
Firstly, there’s wording added on page 4 to confirm that there are no minimum licence purchase requirements, and that Essentials and Premium licences may not be mixed.
Then on page 5 there’s a link included to a document which gives further information on how the Team Members licence works in Business Central.
And finally, page 6 sees the addition of text confirming that Business Central includes three External Accountant licences.
Find this guide here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
The next major update to the Dynamics products is due in October 2018. At this time Dynamics 365 Business Central will be available in the cloud, on-premises and in hybrid deployments. Customers will be able to pick any of these deployment options or use an existing on-premises solution of Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, or Dynamics SL and connect to the cloud through Business Central. Dynamics NAV becomes Dynamics 365 Business Central On-Premises and Business Central licences will continue to be sold through CSP. For further reading, find the full article here: http://bit.ly/2OuTij3.