Microsoft Visual Studio Subscriptions with GitHub Enterprise price reduction

Effective October 1, 2020, Microsoft has drastically reduced the price to upgrade from a Visual Studio Subscription to the equivalent edition including GitHub Enterprise for Enterprise Agreement (EA) customers only. As of October, the price of Visual Studio Subscription without GitHub Enterprise and a Visual Studio Subscription with GitHub Enterprise is almost equal.

To get the most of your investment, we recommend upgrading to

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise with GitHub Enterprise
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional with GitHub Enterprise

For more information on Microsoft Visual Studio Subscriptions with GitHub Enterprise, please visit: https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/subscriptions/visual-studio-github/.

For more details on the upgrade to Microsoft Visual Studio Subscriptions with GitHub Enterprise, please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/subscriptions/assign-github.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 available

Effective April 1, 2019, Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019. With Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 you can improve existing projects and build the next generation of cloud-native solutions. This latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 Integrated Development Environment (IDE) empowers individual developers and teams to turn ideas into exceptional applications.

For further information and a preview of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019, please visit: https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/preview/.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services becomes Microsoft Azure DevOps

Microsoft announced that Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services becomes Microsoft Azure DevOps. To read the full announcement, please visit the site: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/release-notes/2018/sep-10-azure-devops-launch. In this context you might also be interested in the Azure DevOps billing FAQ: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/billing/billing-faq?view=vsts&tabs=new-nav.