If you are an Information Technology (IT) professional, or are just starting your career in the IT field, you might want to look at Microsoft TechNet subscription. My students often ask me about the price of various software and where is the best place to purchase operating systems and applications. When it comes to Microsoft products, TechNet subscription is a great way to evaluate Microsoft products.
TechNet Plus Direct is available for $349 as an online only subscription enabling access to full version, evaluation software from the convenience of a private, centralized download center.
TechNet Plus Single User is available for $599 as a DVD subscription that includes access to the download center for online access to evaluation software in addition to the software available on the DVD.
You can purchase Microsoft TechNet Subscriptions directly from Microsoft or through a local reseller. Click here for more information.