For volume licensing customers who need access to older Microsoft products. In September, "several N-2 versions of products will be available from VLSC site. Currently, with limited exception, access to older versions of products (N-2 and beyond) aren't supported on VLSC. What this means is, only the current version (N) and the version prior to current version (N-1) software can be downloaded for those with licenses for those products," revealed Eric.
Customers with licensed software through VL program are eligible to use prior versions of software edition they've licensed. This capability is known as "downgrade rights."