This week, we will be bringing a new MSDN subscription administration experience to the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center that will not only provide you with a new, improved look, but it will also provide a simplified and improved subscription management experience, matching the look and feel of other VLSC functionality and with fewer clicks. After all, who doesn’t want to be able to get more done with fewer clicks and in an easier to use way?
At a high level, here is what the new MSDN subscription administration experience will bring to users:
- More streamlined and easier to use
- Aligning the look and feel to VLSC
- Single point of access through VLSC
- Improved browser compatibility
- Consistent user interface
To give you a quick idea of what this new MSDN subscription administration will look like and some of the improvements you will see, let me show you a quick preview:
In addition to the change to the general MSDN subscription administration page shown above, there are new and improved experiences for users specifically when performing the following actions as well:
- Assigning a subscription to an agreement
- Edit subscription details
- Assign multiple subscriptions
- Search for a shipment
- View a subscription summary
Instead of me posting up all of the screenshots here on the blog for you to go through, I am going to point you directly to our “Improved MSDN Subscription Administration Experience” PowerPoint presentation we put together that actually walks you though these new experiences step-by-step so you can see how they will work in this new experience.
In addition, we will be posting a Manage My Agreements video to the “How_To Videos” page on VLSC on Thursday, February 16th. If you go to the “How To Videos” page today, you will see the MSDN subscription administration video for the current experience if you want to see more about how it works today.
For additional information and resources regarding VLSC, here are some additional places for you:
If you haven’t checked out these resources yet, I would suggest giving them a try.
From a timing perspective, this new MSDN subscriptions administration experience will be coming to the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center on this Thursday, February 16th. The updates will be happening throughout the day, so if you log on in the morning and still see the old experience, just be patient, you will see it a little later.
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