Microsoft TechNet Subscriptions help IT Professionals confidently evaluate Microsoft software and plan deployments.
Microsoft Software Licensed for Evaluation Purposes
During your 12-month subscription you’ll have access to the latest Microsoft full-version and beta software you need for evaluation and deployment planning at no additional cost, with no feature limits.1
TechNet subscribers may evaluate the included Microsoft software to determine compatibility, usability, security, and other common evaluation scenarios prior to its purchase.
Subscriber Benefits Portal
Efficiently download software, manage your software eligibility and access quality technical resources and support in one place with the TechNet Subscriptions subscriber benefits portal.
Professional Support Incidents
TechNet Subscription Professional subscribers receive two complimentary Support Incidents2 and can talk to a Microsoft support professional for fast help with the toughest technical questions. TechNet Professional subscribers also receive a 20% discount on additional purchased Support Incidents3.
Priority Support in TechNet Forums
During your subscription you’ll have unlimited access and priority support in TechNet forums, with your questions answered within two business days. Engage with other IT Professionals who have encountered the same issues you are facing. Answers are reviewed by a Microsoft support professional.
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1 Software is licensed for evaluation purposes only—not for use in production environments. TechNet Subscriptions include the most recent Microsoft software version. Visit Microsoft Software License Terms for details on your use rights for evaluation software and other components of the TechNet Subscription product.2 Toll charges may apply.3 Discounts on pay-per-incident support are available only in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Poland, Denmark, Spain, Austria, Ireland, Finland, France, South Africa, Greece, Liechtenstein, Faeroe Islands, Gibraltar, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Australia, and New Zealand.