With Visual Studio 2015 Microsoft has changed type of editions available as part the Visual Studio product line up, also made some changes to MSDN Subscription levels.
Changes in Visual Studio Editions
No more Premium and Ultimate edition of Visual Studio. There will only be 3 editions available:
- Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition – Free, full-featured and extensible tool for developers building non-enterprise applications
- Visual Studio 2015 Professional Edition – Professional developer tools and services for individual developers or small teams
- Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise Edition – Enterprise grade solution with advanced capabilities for teams working on projects of any size or complexity, including advanced testing and DevOps
Changes in MSDN Subscription Levels
MSDN Subscription Levels also has changed: there will be only two subscription levels MSDN PRO and MSDN Enterprise. If you have a valid MSDN Premium subscription, it will be automatically upgraded to MSDN Enterprise, which is fully loaded as previous MSDN Ultimate.
Limited Period Upgrade Offer – 50% off on upgrade to Premium
Beginning May 2015 – Upgrade from : Visual Studio Professional with MSDN or Visual Studio Test Professional with MSDN to Visual Studio Premium with MSDN for 50% off the regular list price and get a free upgrade to Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN automatically when Microsoft release Visual Studio 2015.
For more information follow: https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/products/vs-2015-product-editions.aspx