Microsoft Action Pack Subscription (MAPS) Contents

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May 7, 2009 | Thoughts from the team, Tools & Plugins

Microsoft Partner Programme

Storm Consultancy have become an official Microsoft Partner (which is free to registered companies). One of the perks of membership  is access to the Microsoft Action Pack. Finding the exact details of the content is quite tricky however, so we thought we’d share a list of what arrived in ours.  The list is quite impressive!

For just £199 + VAT we received a ring binder and CDs containing the following software:

  • Windows Vista Business 32-bit*
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit*
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit*
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit*
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard 64-bit
  • Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007. Which includes:
    • Word
    • PowerPoint
    • Excel
    • Acccess
    • Communicator
    • Groove
    • InfoPath
    • OneNote
    • Outlook
    • Publisher
  • Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer 2007
  • Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server Enterprise 2007
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Workgroup Server
  • Microsoft ForeFront Client Security
  • Windows Live OneCare 2.0
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Standard (Speech Server Role)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard, Prerequisites Planning Tools
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard, Security Server
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard, Management Server
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard, Messaging Server
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard, Component Technologies for Server Repair
  • Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007
  • Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007
  • Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 64-bit
  • Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 System Recovery Tool
  • Windows Home Server
  • Windows Home Server Connector
  • Windows Home Server Restore
  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006

(* Windows Vista licenses are upgrades only. You have to have a licensed copy of Windows XP Professional already)

The exact contents of the pack get refreshed every 6 months and subscribers receive quarterly updates of new goodies to play with.  The highlighted items alone are worth over £2500, so Storm has only one thing to say:  Thank you Microsoft!


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