MSDNAA (Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance)
- MSDNAA explained
- Sofware Availability
- What the software can be used be used for
- Distribution Restrictions
- Accessing the software
- Downloading the software
Questions and Answers
The MSDNAA subscription allows the Computer Science to provide copies of Microsoft development tools and current operating systems to members of our department.
Members of the department include all staff and students, who appear in our database as members of the School of Computing.
Basically all of the development platforms and developer tools. So that includes all current versions of Windows, compiler suites, servers such as Exchange and SQL Server as well as project management tools to help you manage your project.
Software that is not availableLeisure (e.g. Splinter Cell), Office (e.g. Word, Excel) and general productivity software (e.g. Autoroute) is not available via this offer.
The software is to be used for academic and research purposes only.
Members of the Computer Science Department (staff and students) and students who are taking Computer Science course modules.
No. For each item you will receive a unique licence key that is traceable back to you. If your friends are members of the Computer Science Department then they can contact us and we will arrange access.
You need to register, you can do so at the following url: http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/systems/cgi-bin/msdnaa.pl.
We intend to upload the new list for the academic year during week 2, so please be patient.
You can download the software from: http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/go/msdnaa