The best business tablets and PCs
Windows 8.1 provides the best business tablets with an enhanced user experience, a great choice of productivity apps and more.
Windows Apps for your business
Take advantage of the new mobile apps for your business that you can now develop, deploy and manage easier and faster.
Mobility: Productive and connected
Enhanced mobile broadband functionality, NFC based ‘tap to pair’ with enterprise printers, native Miracast wireless display capabilities and other new features you can use with Windows devices anywhere and be fully connected and productive.
Enable and support BYOD scenarios for your mobile users, while optimizing your current management investments and infrastructure.
Enterprise grade security
Windows 8.1 includes a broad set of new security capabilities, like enhanced support for biometrics for user authentication and remote business data removal. This gives you more control over corporate data on employees’ personal devices.
Windows 8.1 Enterprise
Windows 8.1 brings together everything you do – from new mobile apps for your business, to Office productivity work, to searching and browsing, to accessing all your data from anywhere. Your Windows experience works across all your devices – from the best business tablet, to a thin and light notebook, to your high-performance workstation or all-in-one, whether you are at home, in or around the office, or working on the road. And Windows takes care of the essentials – now letting you manage personal devices in your organization, utilize your investments in your enterprise infrastructure, and enhancing the security of your environment.
If you are currently running Windows 8 Enterprise and would like to move to Windows 8.1 Enterprise:
Download your Windows 8.1 Enterprise media from the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC)
. Please note that Windows 8.1 Enterprise cannot be updated from the Windows Store; it can only updated using media obtained from the VLSC. Learn more about Windows 8.1 general availability
If you are currently running Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview and would like to move to Windows 8.1 Enterprise:
Download the media from your Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC)
and perform an in place upgrade. Please note that this update process will only migrate the data on the device. All applications (from the Windows Store or desktop applications) will need to be reinstalled as part of this process. Learn more about Windows 8.1 general availability
Delivering ongoing improvement to businesses:
We are focused on providing customers with faster and easier access to new Windows technology. As part of that focus Windows has historically released monthly updates where we listen to customer feedback and deliver improvements and fixes on the ongoing basis via Windows Update. One of these monthly updates is the Windows 8.1 Update. This update includes improvements to provide business customers with better compatibility, usability and hardware support on their Windows 8.1 devices. Learn more about our latest update
Still running Windows 8.1 Enterprise preview?
Learn about the key features only available with Windows 8.1 Enterprise.
Download the 90-day evaluation and try Windows 8.1 Enterprise now.
Plan your deployment and start building new apps.
Find the right licensing solution for your organization*
* Windows 8.1 Enterprise is available exclusively as a benefit of Microsoft Software Assurance through Volume Licensing programs such as Select Plus, Enterprise Agreement, and Enterprise Subscription Agreement. Customers with existing Microsoft Software Assurance for Windows are able to download Windows 8.1 Enterprise edition through the Volume License Service Center (VLSC), allowing you to test, pilot and begin adopting Windows 8.1 Enterprise within your organization. Volume License customers without Software Assurance are able to purchase Windows 8.1 Pro through Microsoft Volume License Resellers.