Microsoft Visual C++ compiler is included in the Visual Studio IDE, which offers a comprehensive developer environment. For open source, student, or hobbyist development, VS Community is free!
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Pro Included in Visual Studio IDE
Nothing extra to configure or install
Pro XCopy deployable
To get C++ running on a build machine, just copy the VC bin, and all the headers/libraries you'll need. Then set your PATH, INCLUDE, LIB, and LIBPATH environment variables, and you're ready.
Pro MSVC 2017 supports most C++ standards features
It supports features like C++03/11 Core, C++14 Core, C++17 Core, and C++20 Core language features. For full list of supported features click here.