Microsoft has announced some changes to its pricing models for Microsoft Visual Studio Online and Team Foundation Server. Most users should see lower costs as a result. The changes include the following:
- The elimination of per-processor or other per-deployment environment release-management charges.
- Free access to Microsoft Test Hub for Visual Studio Online Basic users.
- New tiered pricing for cloud load testing that includes 20,000 free virtual user minutes per month.
- Tiered pricing for Visual Studio Online Build Service and Load Test, including one free hour per month.
- The elimination of the 10-user limit for Visual Studio Online Professional.