As we all know, MSDN (MicroSoft Developer Network) licensing gives developers the rights to use Microsoft software fro Testing & Development purposes; but what not everyone knows is that it gives you production liceces too!
Each Developer who has an MSDN Premium subscription is allowed to use one copy of:
for production purposes! That means that when it comes to licensing, if you’ve got say 100 users, 10 of which are Developers-you can purchase 90 x Office Std/Pro for the staff and the developers will be covered via their MSDN subscription. Being aware of this can help reduce the occurence of being over-licensed..and get you some brownie points with the FD?!
In the style of Michael Caine..not a lot of people know that!
I hope that helps…