MSDN Platforms Services, Software, & Support2023-05-02T10:27:30-07:00

MSDN Platforms

Azure services, software, and support

The most comprehensive set of resources for IT & Operations staff and non-.NET developers to test, deploy, and manage great applications across platforms and devices.

Quality at the center of your software development

Is MSDN Platforms the right subscription for you?

If you are: Java, iOS, MacOS developers creating high-quality applications for the Web, Cloud and Windows that do not require Visual Studio IDE

IT Professionals needing convenient, cost-effective and comprehensive access to Microsoft software and services to set up development and test environments

Business operations roles reviewing, accessing and participating in the app development process

Then, yes! You need MSDN Platforms. MSDN Platforms is available exclusively through Microsoft Volume Licensing. For pricing and purchase details, contact your Microsoft account representative, Microsoft Partner, or an authorized volume licensing reseller.

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Azure Services

Receive credits to learn and try Azure services, plus discounted development and test rates, and exclusive access to a subscriber only image gallery with preconfigured virtual machines. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes. Share code, track work, and ship software – for any language, all in a single package.

Azure services – $100 dev/test individual credit per month

Azure DevOps – access to unlimited number of accounts and access to Azure Test Plans

Azure DevOps Server License and one Azure DevOps CAL


Access thousands of Microsoft software with simple per-user licensing, enabling you to install and use software as much as you need for your development projects.

Windows and Windows Server

SQL, SharePoint and Exchange

Manual and Exploratory Tests

Run manual tests and record test results for each test step using a toolset optimized for testers. The web-based test runner enables pass-fail results, tracking of test steps, rich commenting, and bug reporting capabilities.

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Training and support

Take your skills to the next level with world-class technical training on the latest trends and technologies with DataCamp. Get the help you need with two Microsoft Professional Technical Support incidents.


Live chat with a Microsoft Visual Studio representative.

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