Update 31 August 2013:
Well it WAS a good thing while it lasted. Microsoft closed the service today. The below post is left for historical reasons.
Particularly if you’re in the IT industry. And the main reason I like it:
Full-version software for evaluation – without time limits – including Microsoft operating systems, servers, and Office System software.
Now when I was working for a large IT company, I got that benefit for free, via our corporate Technet / MSDN / Enterprise licensing agreement. But now I’m not, I had to find another way.
And that other way is: TechNet Plus. One of the great “secret” deals from Microsoft.
Worth every cent, as Kevin Remde explains.
(if you visit via Kevin’s site, as a new subscriber you can get a 15% discount until June 2009)