Microsoft Visual Studio 2015

Thursday 23rd April 2015

Introducing the newly announced Visual Studio 2015 product editions, including the all-new Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN, Visual Studio Professional with MSDN, and the free Visual Studio Community edition – coming later this year. Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN will be Microsoft's top-end Integrated Development Environment with the most comprehensive set of services for creating, modernising, operating, and scaling business applications. Whether buying or renewing your Visual Studio 2015 subscription, now is the time to act to ensure you get the best deal.Important Information

  • The new Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN will replace Visual Studio Premium and Ultimate subscriptions.
  • Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN and Visual Studio Premium with MSDN subscribers will be automatically upgraded to Visual Studio Enterprise on 1st September 2015.
  • The new offering will be significantly more affordable than Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN with a new lower price (approximately 43% less).
  • Visual Studio Enterprise will be 25% more than the current price of Visual Studio Premium with MSDN Subscription.
    • Between 1st September and 31st December 2015 Microsoft will offer a lower Visual Studio Enterprise price so that existing Visual Studio Premium customers will not see an increase on their renewal in 2015.
  • From 1st May Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN will have a new lower price.
  • Customers renewing Visual Studio Premium with MSDN should continue to renew Visual Studio Premium with MSDN, which will be automatically upgraded at no additional cost to Enterprise.
  • During May and June customers will be able to upgrade from Visual Studio Professional to Premium with a 50% discount. Any customers who purchased Pro with MSDN before 1st April 2015 will be able to take advantage of this offer, and then be moved up to Enterprise (which includes the Ultimate functionality).
  • MSDN OS will be discounted as of 1st September. Customers will be able to move to Visual Studio Professional MSDN at renewal.

Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN will include all the tools and services in Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN, and more. With your free automatic upgrade, you'll have unlimited access to the tools you've come to depend on, plus:

  • Automatic and manual testing
  • Performance and load testing
  • Scalable architectural design and discovery
  • Integrated management for complex code bases
  • Increased productivity for business applications
  • Integrated release management and operations management
  • Plus… The most complete set of MSDN benefits, including $150 Azure credit for dev/test, 30 courses at Pluralsight, and Advanced-level access to Visual Studio Online

For more information on Visual Studio 2015 and to take advantage of the best offer for you please contact your Bytes account manager or call us on 01372 418 500. Alternatively, simply fill in the information request form above and we will be in touch.


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