If you attend one of the free, Heroes Happen Here events, you will get quite a bit of free software (not to mention lots of good information).
Register at HeroesHappenHere) to attend a U.S. launch event and go home with free software.
Here’s what Microsoft will be giving out at the launch events in the U.S.:
• Windows Server 2008 Enterprise RTM (64- and 32-bit, product key included), not for resale.
• Visual Studio 2008 Standard RTM, not for resale.
• SQL Server 2008 CTP 5.0 with standard evaluation EULA (includes voucher redeemable for the RTM release when available).