On Wednesday, Microsoft announced Windows 365 at its Inspire conference. Dubbed the “Cloud PC” during the presentation, Windows 365 is the first subscription-based Windows license. A subscription will allow users to connect to a virtual machine running Windows 11 from any device, wherever you have an Internet connection.
Ultimately, this type of configuration makes it easier for large organizations to assign enterprise-level security and organizational policies about the operating system to their employees. Using this type of solution would make it easier to manage without the need to manually manage and configure physical hardware, usually work done by an IT department.
The pandemic has rapidly increased digital adoption in many industries and as the demand for cloud-based solutions increases in this new environment, a cloud-based Windows machine seems like a no-brainer.
Let’s not be too excited at this time. There’s no word yet about The new product will be available to Microsoft’s enterprise customers when it becomes available on August 2 in two versions: Windows 365 Business and Windows 365 Enterprise. Pricing would be a rate per user, per month, based on the storage size of the facility.