Microsoft announces Windows 10 S – a version of Windows 10 Pro that is, in Microsoft’s words, “optimized for security and performance”. It does this by working only with apps from the Windows Store and having Edge as its default browser. You can pay to upgrade to Microsoft Windows 10 Pro through the Windows Store at any time, but you can’t then go back to Windows 10 S.
To find out more about Microsoft Windows 10 S, please visit the FAQ page: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4020089/windows-10-s-faq
Microsoft will be increasing the Windows Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) prices by 14% effective January 1, 2017. This reflects the continued innovation being delivered in Windows 10 that improves the security, the connectivity, and the productivity scenarios.
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Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Long-Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) Upgrade 2016 is launching on October 1st 2016. This is the LTSB release for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. New Buyout Stock Keeping Units (SKUs) are also being launched that provide the LTSB 2016 edition for customers who buy-out of their Enterprise Subscription Agreement (EAS) for Windows 10 Enterprise.
Windows Enterprise E3 is a new name for Windows Enterprise Software Assurance (SA) Stock Keeping Units (SKU).
Windows Enterprise E5 is a package that includes Windows Enterprise E3, as well as Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP).
“Welcome to Windows 10” Promo originally ran from November 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016 but has been extended to June 30, 2016 Continue reading Microsoft Windows 10 Promo extended until June 30, 2016
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update delivers important capabilities designed for the Enterprise:
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Starting April 1, 2014, Windows Intune will be available in the Volume Licensing Updated Open Programs, Open License, Open Value and Open Value Subscription.
Starting March 1, 2014 customers will have the possibility to license Microsoft Windows Enterprise without Software Assurance. However, customers holding Software Assurance only will no longer be entitled to use Windows Enterprise.
In order to get the usage right for Windows Enterprise, the acquisition of an Enterprise Upgrade licence is now generally required.
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Between February 1, 2014 and April 30, 2014, Microsoft will offer a 20% discount on Office 365 Midsize Business, 20% discount on Office 365 ProPlus, and 20% discount on Windows 8.1 Pro Upgrade.
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