Visual Studio subscriptions

Microsoft Action Pack subscribers and competency partners earn licenses for software development tools.

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The number and level of Visual Studio subscriptions vary by membership level as highlighted in the Core Benefits page. To get started, follow the steps outlined below.

Note: Visual Studio subscriptions are licensed per user.

In order to get started, you must:

  • Sign in to the Microsoft Partner Network.
  • Have a Microsoft Account ID that is associated to your Partner Organization on the Microsoft Partner Network.
  • Be a member of an organization that is enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Network.

If you are looking for more information about Visual Studio subscriptions or how to activate your subscription, select the “Activate your Visual Studio subscription” tab.

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Price savings for partners

Consider purchasing more Visual Studio subscriptions and Team Foundation Server with a 20 percent savings for partners with a competency.
If you have already been assigned a Visual Studio subscription, click “Access Visual Studio subscriber downloads.” If you have not been assigned a Visual Studio subscription, please contact your account administrator.

Product

Savings

Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional with MSDN 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server device client access (CAL) 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server user CAL 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN
Savings 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional with MSDN
Savings 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
Savings 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server device client access (CAL)
Savings 20 percent
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server user CAL
Savings 20 percent
To take advantage of the Visual Studio discount, you must:
  1. Be a member of the Microsoft Partner Network and have one or more active competencies. Action Pack partners are not eligible for this offer.
  2. Contact your local reseller or visit Microsoft Referrals to find a reseller in your area.
  3. Request the special Visual Studio SKU from your local reseller. These SKUs are offered through the Open License, Open Value, and Open Value subscription programs in Microsoft Volume Licensing. Qualifying SKUs are marked “MPNCmptncyReq” (Microsoft competency required) to indicate that only partners with competencies are eligible to purchase them.

In order to get started, you must:

  • Sign in to the Microsoft Partner Network.
  • Have a Microsoft Account ID that is associated to your Partner Organization on the Microsoft Partner Network.
  • Be a member of an organization that is enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Network.

If you are looking for more information about Visual Studio subscriptions or how to activate your subscription, select the “Activate your Visual Studio subscription” tab.

Already a Microsoft Partner?

Sign in | Renew membership

New to the Microsoft Partner Network?

Join now or Learn more

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