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July 2012

Exciting new purchase options for NAV 2013 announced at World Partner Conference

Partners attending the World Partner Conference (WPC) were very excited about Microsoft's announcement of a perpetual licensing plan for on-premise deployments and upgrades to NAV 2013. This new approach will simplify the licensing process, but more importantly, it promises to offer more flexibility and make it more affordable for customers to purchase licenses based on how the user will be accessing NAV. You can stay abreast of the status of the purchase plan as well as other NAV 2013 news by watching the new NAV 2013 News area of the ArcherPoint website. Bookmark it now!

NAV 2013 will introduce two new client options – the web client and the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal framework for Microsoft SharePoint. In addition, the Employee Portal will be discontinued and removed from the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Pricelist effective October 1, 2012. If you're using the Employee Portal and plan to upgrade to NAV 2013, contact your ArcherPoint representative to discuss options.

ArcherPoint News & Events

Integrating NAV with Google Apps
ArcherPoint's Michael Heydasch has developed a framework for quickly and easily integrating Dynamics NAV with Google Apps. Check out the YouTube videos demonstrating Uploading a Contact from a NAV 2009 Role Tailored Client to Google Apps and Linking to Google Maps from a NAV 2009 Role Tailored Client.
The source code is now available for download.  

Special promotions from ArcherPoint Partners
Be sure to take advantage of special promotions being offered by our strategic partners on solutions with specific functionality, fully integrated with Dynamics NAV. Promotions are also available to clients already using these solutions. Contact your ArcherPoint account manager for more information:

  • MetaViewer - Through August 31st, ArcherPoint clients can receive a 10% discount on MetaViewer, offering integrated eInvoicing, workflow, document imaging, and dashboard views of financial processes.
  • Sana - Through August 31st, ArcherPoint clients in B2B environments can receive free hosting of their store until the end of 2012. Clients in B2C environments can receive a free Search Engine Optimization content check.
  • Avalara AvaTax- Through our partnership with the sales tax experts at Avalara, ArcherPoint clients can receive a free 20-minute sales tax risk assessment.

ArcherPoint Events

Watch your Inbox or the Events page on the ArcherPoint website for upcoming webinars on Upgrading NAV and business intelligence and reporting tools from PrecisionPoint.

If you missed any of the recent Lunch & Learn Webinars, visit our Resource Center to watch informative sessions on MetaViewer, Sana eCommerce software, and Using Dimensions in Dynamics NAV.

NAV Community News


Join ArcherPoint for a Customer Appreciation Dinner at Forum 2012
NAVUG Forum 2012 is just around the corner. Don't miss the chance to interact with other NAV users and experts through learning sessions, roundtable discussions, and networking. If you haven't registered yet, contact us for a coupon good for $100 off the registration fee.

And don't miss dinner! If you're planning on attending Forum, let us know so we can send you an invitation to our Customer Appreciation Dinner. It's a unique opportunity to share a delicious meal with the ArcherPoint team. Learn more and register for Forum 2012.

NAVUG Events
The NAVUG Academy is a convenient way to gain valuable knowledge from NAV experts. Learn more and sign up

  • 8/1 - How to use Return Order process in NAV 2009 Classic Client
  • 8/6 - Ask the Experts: Manufacturing
  • 8/8 - User Group Orientation Workshop
  • 8/14 - The ROI of a NAV Upgrade
  • 8/17 - Account Schedules and Analysis Views
  • 8/22 - Finance Special Interest Group
  • 8/24 - Dynamics NAV Development Series: Introduction to C/AL
  • 8/30 - NAV Resources Online
  • 8/30 - NAVUG Forum 2012 Preview

Planning on attending NAVUG Forum in Seattle in October? Be sure to check out the great line-up of in-person training classes.

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More community news

 TSYS (Vital and Visa Net) retiring URL for transaction processing- TSYS (also known as Vital and Visa Net), a credit card payment processor used by applications such as ChargeLogic, is retiring the URL that many credit card processing applications use for processing transactions. To avoid a service interruption, customers using TSYS, Vital, or VisaNet must configure their system to use the new URL. ArcherPoing customers have received this communication; however, if you have any questions, please contact your ArcherPoint representative.

 New version of NAV Anywhere now available- A new version of NAV Anywhere is now available, offering full coverage NAV WMS-granule, new Field Service functionality, extended Field Sales functionality, new features in the NAV Anywhere framework, and a Metro-style User Interface. Contact your ArcherPoint represenative for more information.

 Send email and correspondence directly from NAV with IT IS mail 2012- Send e-mail and send full blown correspondence with NAV documents directly in NAV quickly and easily with IT IS mail. Contact your ArcherPoint representative for more information.

 KwikTag launching new user groups- User groups are an opportunity for educating and discussing best practices, as well as a forum to provide feedback that will directly impact the future direction of KwikTag. Open to all users, these groups are free. The Atlanta group is scheduled for August 21, and there are 8 other groups being planned. To learn more or register, contact your ArcherPoint representative.

Microsoft News & Events

Re-enrollment Award offer - Renew your service plan and receive up to 20% off your next qualifying license purchase, add users, purchase new modules or transition to Business Ready Licensing. Discount is based on tenure and consecutive years of being current on Microsoft Dynamics Service Plan.

Contact ArcherPoint for more information on these and other offers from Microsoft.

If you know someone thinking of purchasing Dynamics NAV and want to find out about Microsoft promotions for new customers, contact ArcherPoint.

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