Come git! Visual Studio 2005 Pricing for Oz!


There has been too much confusion around the release of Visual Studio 2005; what with the changes to the MSDN subscription model and the pricing flux. So it’s nice to see some hard numbers (hard numbers are good to find :>)!


http://www.microsoft.com/australia/msdn/howtobuy/visualstudio2005.aspx






















MSDN Universal



















Subscription features Plus, choose your level of priority access to Visual Studio 2005

Ideal for:

Either:

Application architecture, planning and Enterprise team development











Discounted price: $3,894.00^*

Usual price: $4,867.00

 

 

MSDN Universal gives you priority access to:

 


  • Technical content
    Guaranteed online support
  • Phone incident support (4)
    Microsoft operating systems (limited use rights)
  • Broad range of Windows Server System products (limited use rights)
  • Comprehensive set of Microsoft developer tools, including Visual Studio. NET Enterprise Architect 2003
  • Microsoft Productivity Applications








Step-up to Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite with MSDN Premium:

 


 

MSDN Universal Subscribers will be eligible for a special Subscriber’s price for Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite and receive all three Team Editions^.

 








Special Subscriber’s price: $1,739.00^#

 

Please register your interest to step up to Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite by contacting Microsoft on 13 20 58. Products will available at launch.
Or:










Get your complimentary Visual Studio Team Edition of your choice with MSDN Premium:


 








Special Subscriber’s offer: No additional cost to you

 

Please choose the Team Edition of your choice by contacting Microsoft on 13 20 58. Products will available at launch.

 

So from what I can tell, if you have MSDN Universal, or buy MSDN Universal, then the step-up to Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite for the special price of $1,739.00! Now, you have some choices, for example,  $1,700 AUD also gets you an nice little Holden Gemini, I’m not sure I effective the ole’ Gemi is in storing source code, but it would sure get you to those Monday morning project meetings 😉


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