Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 released

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (code-named previously "Titan) was released to manufacturing on December 17th 2007. This release will be available via 2 product names: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 for on-premise and partner-hosted deployments and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Live for Microsoft-hosted deployment.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (code-named previously "Titan) was released to manufacturing on December 17th 2007. This release will be available via 2 product names: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 for on-premise and partner-hosted deployments and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Live for Microsoft-hosted deployment.

Some of the capabilities of this new release:

  • Advanced architecture that supports multiple customers per server
  • Extended global capabilities (25 languages and support for multiple currencies)
  • Cross-entity views and an end-user reporting wizard
  • Business process automation based on Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation
  • Collaboration capabilities with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 including real-time presence indicators within the CRM application

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 is also available as a free 90-day trial, download link is available here. After the software is installed a trial license key is required depending on the version you want to test out:

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Workgroup
    Trial key (5 CAL limit):
    V8QCJ-74RXV-FF27W-TY3V2-92MJY
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Professional
    Trial key (no CAL limit):
    P6MYC-RPKCC-QWWCM-6MTJ3-RT3DY
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Enterprise
    Trial key (no CAL limit):
    QCKXD-BDH8R-G74H8-RDYHX-R4K4T

Note that a trial key cannot be downgraded, so if for instance you trial the Professional edition at the end of the trial period you will be able to upgrade to the Professional or Enterprise edition. 

Microsoft Dynamics Live CRM service is currently offered only in US and Canada (though customers signed up to the Early Access program are already using it). Read more.