Microsoft announced that Software on physical media – such as CDs, DVDs, flash drives, and USB sticks – is no longer available for all the Microsoft Volume Licensing programs. Users should download their software from Microsoft’s Volume License Service Center (VLSC). All you need to know about the VLSC, you find on this page: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Licensing/existing-customer/vlsc-training-and-resources.aspx
Starting May 2014, all new and renewing Volume Licensing agreements with Software Assurance will no longer include TechNet Subscription services benefits. Microsoft will continue to honor all TechNet Subscriptions for existing Software Assurance customers until the expiration of their current term of Software Assurance coverage or May 31, 2017, whichever is earlier.
From December 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, Microsoft will offer customers who have Project Standard license with active Software Assurance coverage the ability to step-up to Project Professional at a 15% discount on Step-up SKU (25% discount if all seats of Standard are stepped-up to Professional at a customer site) via Enterprise Volume Licensing. Continue reading Microsoft Project and Visio Software Assurance Step-Up Promotion
Until June 30, 2014, Microsoft will offer a 20% discount on Windows Embedded Industry 8.1 Pro Upgrade only and Upgrade + Software Assurance products to customers purchasing via Enterprise Volume Licensing.
Until June 30, 2014 Microsoft will offer a 35% discount on Visual Studio 2013 Test Pro with MSDN to customers purchasing these products via Enterprise Volume Licensing. This offer will only apply to new purchases and will be available to customers via the EA, EAS, Select Plus and Open Value programs.