Below is a list of discs mailed out in the most recent TechNet shipments, if your TechNet Subscription entitles you to media. Your first shipment of subscriptions media within North America should arrive within 3-4 weeks of activating your subscription. Delivery times outside of North America may take 4-8 weeks, and vary dependent on manufacturing and/or import requirements. All welcome kits will include the most recent TechNet shipment.
DVD update shipments are adjusted to include key new products and are released on a quarterly basis, provided there are products to ship. New products typically show up in a shipment three to six months after they are available online due to manufacturing lead times. After a product has released to TechNet Subscriber Downloads, we can then estimate and communicate the timing of shipping it on DVD. All items delivered on media are also available for download from TechNet Subscriber Downloads, or publicly on the Microsoft Download Center.
The first DVD shipment made to eligible new subscribers is called the Welcome Kit. This currently contains the following products: