Dynamics 365 Business Central On Premise ERP is the new version of the on-premise version of Dynamics NAV. Business Central on-premises is basically designed for those who need more control over the server and want to do more customizations. It is extremely flexible and can be molded into what you need rather than what you’re given. On-premise version of Dynamics 365 Business Central, it is up to you where your data should be placed on your own servers or at your hosting partner. When you buy a license for Business Central, it is entirely up to you whether you want to buy the solution or whether you want to rent it by paying a monthly license per. user from Microsoft.
Perpetual vs. Subscription
There are two different license options for Business Central On-Premise, Perpetual and Subscription, each of which has its advantages and disadvantages.
Perpetual Permanent licensing where you buy the solution forever. However, Microsoft charges a 16% annual Business Ready Enhancement Plan (BREP) for this type of licensing.
Subscription The subscription licensing for Business Central On-Premise, where you are licensed per user. per. month and therefore always know your costs