Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Pro enables your business to do great things from anywhere, and has the built-in security and flexibility to keep pace with your business growth. Moving from Windows Home to Windows 10 Pro gives you the agile, cost-effective features you need to better manage and protect your systems and data.

  • Security
  • Management
  • Productivity
  • Devices
Safer and more secure
Safer and more secure

Safer and more secure

Security is key to a successful digital transformation. We’ve made innovative investments in security to protect your company from modern security threats. Windows is the most trusted platform for business.

Safer and more secure

Security is key to a successful digital transformation. We’ve made innovative investments in security to protect your company from modern security threats. Windows is the most trusted platform for business.

Safer and more secure
Safer and more secure

All Windows 10 business versions come with these features

+/- Windows Trusted Boot

Windows 10 closes off the pathways that allow malware to hide by starting before the malware does. Windows trusted boot, used in combination with UEFI Secure Boot, helps make sure that your PC boots securely and that only trusted software can run during start-up.

+/- Windows Hello1

Windows Hello1 is a convenient enterprise-grade alternative to passwords that is designed for today’s mobile-first world. It uses a natural (biometrics) or familiar (PIN) means to validate a user’s identity using the devices they already have. It does not require additional external hardware such as a Smartcard, and/or infrastructure.

+/- BitLocker2

BitLocker2 and BitLocker to Go encrypt your data on your device and even on your USB drive, so you’re more protected.

+/- Windows Information Protection

Windows Information Protection3 (WIP) makes it easier to safeguard your business data. WIP gates user and app access to protected data based on policies you define. So you can help protect data wherever it lives on your devices – without affecting your user experience.

+/- Conditional Access 4

The Windows Device Health Attestation cloud service used in concert with a management system such as Microsoft Intune5 can provide Conditional Access services that help prevent untrustworthy devices from gaining access to corporate resources.

+/- More personal

Windows 10 evolves the personal computer into more personal computing. With tools that learn how you work and adjust to your personal style, Windows 10 is the one of the most productive platform for business.

In-Place Upgrade
In-Place Upgrade

In-Place Upgrade

Fast and seamless, Windows 10 delivers an automatic upgrade that preserves all of your existing apps, data, and settings with no IT work required.

In-Place Upgrade

Fast and seamless, Windows 10 delivers an automatic upgrade that preserves all of your existing apps, data, and settings with no IT work required.

In-Place Upgrade
In-Place Upgrade

All Windows 10 business versions come with these features

+/- Azure Active Directory Domain Join

Now you can share user identities across Windows 10 and Office 3656 using Azure AD Join. The shared logon works on PCs, tablets, phones, and new form factors, making logons and passwords easier to manage.

+/- Mobile Device Management

Windows 10 MDM provides an alternative to traditional PC management processes: you can choose how to manage devices based on how they are used.

+/- Current Branch for Business

With Windows as a service, you get new feature updates twice per year, ensuring Windows 10 continues to become more productive and secure over time.

+/- Windows Update for Business

Windows Update for Business can help businesses reduce management costs, provide control over update deployments, enable more efficient delivery of updates, and provide access to the latest innovations from Microsoft.

+/- Windows Store for Business7

Designed for organizations, Windows Store for Business7 gives IT decision makers a flexible way to find, acquire, manage, and distribute free and paid apps in select markets to Windows 10 devices in volume.

+/- More productive

Windows 10 helps you spend less time on deployment and device management, and more on driving innovation and digital transformation for your business.

+/- Start Menu and Live Tiles

The Start menu is back and better than ever with Live Tiles and adjustable sizes. Windows 10 is friendly and familiar with – lots of similarities to Windows 7. You will feel like an expert from the get-go.

+/- Tablet Mode

With Tablet Mode8, the interface changes from being optimised for keyboard/mouse, to being optimised for touch input9. Now you can use your laptop like a tablet, or your tablet like a laptop18.

Productivity
Productivity

Voice, pen, touch and gesture

Voice, pen, touch, gesture: Windows gives you more interaction options to choose from so you can use what feels right and works best11.

Voice, pen, touch and gesture

Voice, pen, touch, gesture: Windows gives you more interaction options to choose from so you can use what feels right and works best11.

Productivity
Productivity

All Windows 10 business versions come with these features

+/- Continuum for Phones

Look at how much more your Windows 10 phone can do. Connect to a monitor, keyboard and mouse to use your phone like a PC10.

+/- Universal Windows Platform

Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform lets you write once and deploy across all devices, creating one app that tailors to any device.

+/- Office + Windows

Reach new levels of productivity when you run Office apps13 on Windows. New and exciting features, such as Windows Ink14, your digital assistant Cortana12, and the ability to use your phone to run Office apps on a second screen1, great ways to multiply the power of the world’s favourite productivity suite.

+/- Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is a safe, fast browser, always up-to-date20 and designed to work with today’s websites and services. With a web experience that’s personal, responsive and all about getting things done online.

+/- Windows Ink14

Quickly turn thoughts into action with the magic of Windows Ink14. Naturally capture notes at the speed of thought with no need to be logged in. And powerfully pair inking with Office 3656 to effortlessly make edits, create content and drive ideas forward.

Powerful, modern devices

Cortana12 at work

Cortana12 is your personal digital assistant designed to help you get things done. Ready on day one to provide answers and complete basic tasks, Cortana learns over time to become more useful every day. Count on Cortana to help you do and find things, be best at reminders and work across more of your devices.

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Powerful, modern devices
Powerful, modern devices

Why buy a new Windows 10 Pro device?

Choose the best of the best. When you accelerate a PC refresh you are getting extra hardware-enabled security features, giving you the most secure Windows platform yet.

Why buy a new Windows 10 Pro device?

Choose the best of the best. When you accelerate a PC refresh you are getting extra hardware-enabled security features, giving you the most secure Windows platform yet.

Powerful, modern devices
Powerful, modern devices

All Windows 10 business versions come with these features

+/- Powerful, modern devices

Windows 10 devices allow new ways to create, learn, collaborate and visualise. Get the best of Windows 10 using the newest and most versatile devices, from 2-in-1s, to devices that hang on the wall, to new holographic interfaces.

+/- Hardware compatibility

Windows 10 is designed to work great on your existing devices. You don’t have to wait until your next hardware refresh to upgrade to Windows 10.

1To use Windows Hello with biometrics specialised hardware, including fingerprint reader, an illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors is required. Hardware-based protection of the Windows Hello credential/keys requires TPM 1.2 or greater; if no TPM exists or is configured, credentials/keys protection will be software-based.

2Requires TPM 1.2 or greater for TPM-based key protection.

3Windows Information Protection, formerly Enterprise Data Protection (EDP), requires either Mobile Device Management (MDM) or System Center Configuration Manager to manage settings. Active Directory makes management easier, but is not required.

4Conditional Access Device Health Attestation service coming in 2016.

5Microsoft Intune sold separately.

6Sold separately.

7Available in selected markets. Functionality and apps may vary by market and device.

8App experiences may vary.

9Requires touchscreen capability.

10Limited to Continuum-capable phones. External monitor must support HDMI input. App experience varies. Feature may require Continuum-compatible accessories, all sold separately.

11Hardware-dependent; Pen accessory may be sold separately.

12Cortana available in selected markets; experience may vary by region and device. Cortana is disabled in the Education edition.

13Product or subscription sold separately.

14Touch capable tablet or PC required.

15Microsoft Edge receives regular, automatic updates from Microsoft.