What does New Commerce Experience include?

Microsoft’s goal for the NCE is to reduce licensing complexity and costs but also providing the flexibility and choice to support a range of purchasing scenarios for different organisations and user groups.

Legacy – CSP today New Commerce experience – Annual New Commerce experience – Monthly
12-month subscription 12-month subscription 1 month subscription
Flexible seats Can flex seats up at any time Can flex seats up at any time
Cancellation at any time Cannot decrease after first 72 hours until annual renewal Decrease seats at monthly renewal (30 days)
Price lock for 12 months Paid monthly or annually depending on type of plan 72 hours to cancel but only 1 months’ notice to cancel subscription
Pay Monthly/annually Price locked for 12 months Prices only locked for 1 month
Can cancel/move to another indirect supplier at any time Can’t cancel or move supplier after 72 hours Paid monthly

Using NCE you will have the option to combine monthly, annual, and triennial subscriptions to suit your needs. Microsoft is also introducing mid-term upgrades and add-ons to provide you with more flexibility within your subscriptions.

What are the benefits of New Commerce Experience

Pricing benefits for annual term subscriptions

Pricing benefits for annual term subscriptions

Multi-year plans for D365 and M365

Multi-year plans for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365

Increased offer and subscription availability

Increased offer and subscription availability

Improved subscription management

Improved subscription management

Easier adoption of new products and add-ons available

Easier adoption of new products and add-ons available

Monthly term subscription that allows cancellation or seat cost reduction as needed

Monthly term subscription that allows cancellation or seat cost reduction as needed

See the Journey to Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience

New Commerce Experience
The Timeline

Microsoft NCE Timeline

Why Trustmarque?

We are a Microsoft accredited partner, with decades of software licensing experience. We are already a CSP Direct partner meaning customers work with us and we work directly with Microsoft and offer licensing expertise across both Public and Private sectors.

All our customers have access to our experienced and dedicated teams who deliver a range of services to meet the demands needed from technology in today’s ever-changing climate.

Regardless of the size of your organisation or sector, we offer you the best advice on Microsoft licensing arrangements to help you reduce costs and improve the performance and take advantage of any licensing discounts and funding programmes.

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