Windows 8.1 Enterprise: Experiences people love. Enterprise-grade solutions.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise is ready for business

Windows 8.1 Enterprise 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.

Best business tablets and PCs
Best business tablets and PCs

Windows 8.1 Enterprise provides the best business tablets with an enhanced user experience, a great choice of productivity apps and more. This update also includes features like boot to desktop and improved mouse and keyboard navigation, making it an excellent choice for your existing laptop and desktop devices as well.

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Windows apps for your business
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.

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Mobility: Productive and connected

          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.

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Empower BYOD

          Empower BYOD

Enable and support BYOD scenarios for your mobile users, while optimizing your current management investments and infrastructure.

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Enterprise grade security

          Enterprise grade security

To address modern security challenges, Windows 8.1 Enterprise includes a broad set of new security capabilities including enhanced support for biometrics for user authentication and remote business data removal, ensuring that corporate data is encrypted and can be wiped remotely. This gives you more control over corporate data on employees’ personal devices.

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