In an effort to help improve the Microsoft® Commerce Server 2009 evaluation experience, the Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 Evaluation VPC (February 2010 update) is now available for download to partners and customers. This VPC has Commerce Server 2009 and Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server 2007 fully installed and configured (Core Systems, Multi-Channel Commerce Foundation, SharePoint Commerce Services), including the new Default site with the Template Pack running in SharePoint using the 30 new Web Parts.

Customers and partners can download the latest VPC update, complete with a demonstration script, sales collateral, samples, and videos from Microsoft Connect

Note: No technological or content changes have been made to the evaluation VPC, other than the extension of the trial license period of the evaluation software installed. The VPC is to be used only for demonstration and evaluation purposes, and is not intended for use in a development or production environment.  Approximately every 2-3 months the VPC will be updated and reposted to Microsoft Connect. You must complete the survey in to accept the license agreement in order to receive each new release of the VPC from Microsoft Connect. Finally, no e-mail notification will be sent to you following your download request in Microsoft Connect, please check your downloads folder for a copy of the VPC in 1 - 2 business days.