Microsoft Ends TechNet

Microsoft announced they are ending the TechNet subscription service as of August 31, 2013 bringing an end to the download frenzy of everything Microsoft by all those developers and administrators that have had their fill in the past. Microsoft is however redirecting that community of users to other solutions such as the TechNet Evaluation Center, the Microsoft Virtual Academy, and TechNet Forums which will all continue to function. The open issue however is whether or not the current TechNet licenses which have already been paid for, will continue to function beyond the August 31st deadline. Read the full story here.



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