Microsoft is launching a new limited-time promotion for its Dynamics CRM Online service on the opening day of rival Salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference, the Softies announced on August 29.
Via its "Cloud CRM for Less" offer, Microsoft is targeting Salesforce, SAP and Oracle switchers -- Microsoft is offering users $150 in cash per user seat for between 50 and 500 seats per customer. The promotional offer is available between now and March 31, 2012.
Here's the fine print:
Get USD $150 cash per license off Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
Businesses do not need to pay a premium for a world-class CRM solution. Today, you can get a great solution that meets your specific business needs - and save a tremendous amount of money in the process.
Until March 31, 2012, Microsoft will send qualified organizations USD $150 for each Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Subscription license. Buy 50 seats, get USD $7,500. Buy 500 seats, get USD $75,000.1
This money could be used any way you like. For example, the money can be used to accelerate your implementation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. Whatever the case, Microsoft will send you money to help you get started fast.
In addition to this great offer, all organizations can also license Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online for only USD $44/user/month! Together, the combination of a great price and offer represent a great opportunity to get started with one of the best CRM solutions in the industry. More informaton available at Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online.
Microsoft officials have said they plan to roll out a new version of the CRM Online service before the end of this calendar year. They also are going to add CRM Online to Microsoft's Office 365 hosted-app bundle later this year. Office 365 currently includes Microsoft-hosted Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online.