Bitscape Recommends
  Microsoft SharePoint & MS Business Productivity
Knowledgeable
Microsoft Licensing Specialists...
Home | Contact UsFAQs | Sitemap
 
Home   About Us   Software Licensing Guideline   Request a Quote   Partner with Us   Download
 
 
Licensing Microsoft Developer Tools
 
 
You are Here : Home / Software Licensing / Licensing Microsoft Developer Tools
 
     
 
 
Licensing Microsoft Developer Tools
 
MICROSOFT® VISUAL STUDIO® 2010 FAMILY

Visual Studio 2010 is the development environment (including the development languages Visual Basic, C#, Visual C++ and Visual F#) for designing, developing, and testing Microsoft Windows, Web, Office, SharePoint and Cloud solutions.

  Availability
Visual Studio Client Applications FPP Volume Licensing
Visual Studio® Professional: For basic development by individual developers to create solutions for a variety of platforms. When purchased with MSDN, also includes a Visual Studio® Team Foundation Server (TFS) CAL.
Visual Studio® Premium: A complete development toolset for individuals or teams to deliver scalable high-quality applications. When purchased with MSDN also includes TFS, Visual Studio® Team Explorer and a TFS CAL.
Visual Studio® Ultimate: Application lifecycle management tools for teams. When purchased with MSDN, also includes TFS, a TFS CAL, Team Explorer, Visual Studio® Test Professional, Team Explorer Everywhere, IntelliTrace and Microsoft Test Manager 2010.
Visual Studio® Test Professional: An integrated testing toolset for teams to test and debug, and collaborate with developers. When purchased with MSDN, also includes TFS, a TFS CAL, Team Explorer, IntelliTrace and Microsoft Test Manager2010.
Visual Studio® Team Explorer Everywhere: Allows developers to access TFS from the Eclipse IDE. Users require a TFS CAL.
Visual Studio® Team Explorer: Client for accessing TFS and may be installed on as many devices as required. Users require a TFS CAL.
included with Visual Studio client or free download
 
  Availability
Visual Studio Server Products FPP Volume Licensing
Visual Studio® Team Foundation Server: Integrates with the client editions and provides a centralized data repository, workflow automation and features to simplify how development teams communicate and collaborate.
Visual Studio® Team Foundation Server CAL (Device or User): For users or devices to access Team Foundation Server (TFS). Note that a single TFS CAL is included if Visual Studio Professional, Premium, Ultimate or Test Professional is purchased with MSDN.
Visual Studio® Team Foundation Server External Connector: For any number of external users to access TFS.
 
Visual Studio® Test Professional: An integrated testing toolset for teams to test and debug, and collaborate with developers. When purchased with MSDN, also includes TFS, a TFS CAL, Team Explorer, IntelliTrace and Microsoft Test Manager2010.
 
Visual Studio® Lab Management: Enables teams to provision virtual lab environments for test execution and build automation.
 
 
Available as a license only Available as a license with MSDN Embedded
(designed for developers of embedded devices)
Available as a license with MSDN Subscription
 

LICENSING

  • For Open Value and Enterprise Agreements, Visual Studio client applications can only be licensed with MSDN
  • For Select, Select Plus and Open agreements Visual Studio client applications can be licensed with or without MSDN and count in the Applications pool. Server products (listed in table above) count in the server pool

Visual Studio with MSDN Subscription:

  • Licensed for each named user
  • With MSDN Subscription, rights include one copy of Microsoft Office products on one device for any use

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server:

  • Licensed using the Server and CAL model
  • Each licensed user of a Visual Studio 2010 client product receives a Team Foundation Server CAL
  • When purchased through FPP, up to 5 named users may connect without CALs
  • If a user indirectly writes data to Team Foundation Server through another software application or device, a Team Foundation Server CAL is required
  • CALs are tied the organization and cannot be used to access the server of another organization
  • Team Foundation Server includes a restricted-use license for SQL Server 2008 which must be deployed on the same device as Team Foundation Server, can only be used to support Team Foundation Server and is for SQL Server 2008 Standard only

Visual Studio Lab Management:

  • Licensed per processor
  • Includes a restricted-use license for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

MSDN SUBSCRIPTIONS with VISUAL STUDIO

MSDN® Subscriptions are the Software Assurance offering for Visual Studio products. The table below lists some example benefits, and the full list is available at: http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/en-us/support

 
  Visual Studio
Professional
with MSDN
Visual Studio
Professional with
MSDN
Visual Studio
Ultimate with
MSDN
For production use:      
Windows Azure Platform 50 hrs/mo 100 hrs/mo 250 hrs/mo
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server CAL 1 1 1
Office Professional Plus 2010, Project Professional 2010, Visio Premium 2010  
For development and testing only:      
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 R2
Previous versions of SQL, Office, Dynamics, all other Servers, Windows Embedded operating systems  
Technical support incidents 2 4 4
MSDN Online Concierge
E-learning Collections 1 2 2
  • There are two editions of MSDN Subscription which are available without Visual Studio – MSDN Embedded and MSDN Operating Systems
  • When purchased through a Volume Licensing program, an MSDN subscription may be assigned to another user every 90 days
  • In virtual environments, the MSDN software can only be used to license the operating system of a physical or virtual machine used for development and test
  • MSDN software may be accessed by end users who do not have an MSDN subscription for the purposes of User Acceptance Testing
  • Step-Up licenses are available as follows:
    -Visual Studio Professional with MSDN ► Visual Studio Premium with MSDN
    -Visual Studio Premium with MSDN ► Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN
    -Visual Studio Test Professional with MSDN ► Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN
 
 
Quick Quote
For Special Discount Price.
Company Name* :
Contact Person* :
Phone* :
Email* :
Message :
   
   
 
 
Software Licensing Guideline
 
Licensing Microsoft Office 2010
Corel Transactional Licensing (CTL)
Trend Micro Product
Microsoft Licensing: Fundamentals
Microsoft Open Value FAQ
Microsoft Open Value (OV)
Microsoft Enterprise Agreement
Microsoft Security Licensing
   
 
Home | About Us | Software Licensing Guideline | Request a Quote | Partner with Us | Download | Contact Us | FAQs | Sitemap
Copyrights © Bitscape Infotech Pvt. Ltd., All rights Reserved.
* logos or names used of software product manufacturers are trademark of respective companies.