19. October 2009 12:09
Finally, Microsoft has released today the beta 2 for MSDN subscribers today. With the release of this beta 2, Microsoft has also announced a new SKU model.
In Visual Studio 2008, the following model was valid, which consisted of four SKU's. The branding of Visual Studio had terms of TFS, Team System and Team Suite. Research indicated that this branding was little know by a lot of customers.
The marketing team of Microsoft now brings a new model, that is more in line that you see with the Windows versions.
This new model should make an end to the confusion with a lot of customers about the branding.