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Windows 365 is your PC in the cloud

Windows 365 is a software as a service (SaaS) solution that delivers the full Windows experience to any device in the form of a Cloud PC, empowering people to work from anywhere.
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How does Windows 365 work?

Windows 365 makes it possible to access your Windows operating system through a web browser or the Windows app. By creating a Cloud PC in the Microsoft Cloud, users can stream their entire computing environment—including apps, settings, and files—to any device and from any location.

What problems does Windows 365 solve?

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Support a secure, flexible workforce

Windows 365 makes remote work more accessible. Provide more hybrid work options or implement a Bring Your Own PC (BYOPC) strategy that gives employees secure access to corporate resources from the device of their choosing. 
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Empower temporary workers

Get temporary workers up to speed quickly and securely without wasting time on device management. Windows 365 simplifies onboarding and offboarding, providing secure access to critical apps—even on personal devices.
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Keep your flexible work environment secure

Ensure that the devices accessing corporate resources are secure, healthy, and continuously managed. Cloud PCs are aligned with Zero Trust principles by design, minimizing the chances of data loss and cyberattacks while supporting your hybrid workforce.

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Find the plan that’s right for your organization

Windows 365 Business

Windows 365 Business provides small businesses with an easy way to create and manage Cloud PCs. This plan has no licensing prerequisites and offers up to 300 seats.

Windows 365 Enterprise

Windows 365 Enterprise is for large organizations that want to manage their Cloud PCs with Microsoft Intune. This plan allows for unlimited users.

Windows 365 Government*

Windows 365 Government enables secure streaming of the complete Windows experience. It meets all US government security and compliance requirements. 

Windows 365 Frontline

Windows 365 Frontline is designed for shift workers who don't require 24/7 Cloud PC access. Under this plan, organizations can procure a single license and provision up to three Cloud PCs.

Get started with Windows 365

Begin your journey with Windows 365 or ask our sales team for a recommendation.
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Get started

Help me choose

Use the Cloud PC Chooser to find the best configuration for your business.
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Customize your Cloud PC

Buy, deploy, and manage new Cloud PCs.
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Connect with sales

Chat, call, or email a member of the Windows 365 sales team. 


  • Windows 365 is a software as a service (SaaS) solution that securely streams a complete Windows desktop—including apps, settings, and content—from the Microsoft Cloud to any device via a Cloud PC. Access a personalized Windows 11 or Windows 10 experience from any Windows, iOS, or Android device. 


    Windows 365 offers organizations, regardless of their size, flexible options to tailor computing environments for specific users or roles. This may involve a traditional PC with a locally installed operating system, a Cloud PC with a cloud-based operating system, or a combination of both.


    Microsoft 365 (the new name for Office 365) is a productivity cloud subscription that includes innovative apps, intelligent cloud services, and world-class security to help your team get more done. Microsoft 365 includes Office desktop apps like Word and Excel, plus online storage and cloud-based features that let you collaborate on files in real time. 

  • Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop both deliver a secure, remote Windows experience from anywhere. The difference is how that experience is enabled. 


    Azure Virtual Desktop is a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that runs on the cloud. It provides organizations with complete control over infrastructure and resource management and features flexible, usage-based pricing. Azure Virtual Desktop operates as a platform as a service (PaaS) solution. 


    Windows 365 is a simple, out-of-the-box Cloud PC solution that does not require specialized IT skills beyond those already used to provision and manage physical PCs. The infrastructure is managed by Microsoft. Windows 365 offers predictable per-user pricing and operates as a software as a service (SaaS) solution.

  • Most modern devices with an internet connection can access Cloud PCs running on Windows 365. This includes devices supported by Windows 11 and Windows 10, as well as Mac OS, iOS, and Android. Certain features may require specific hardware.

  • Yes. Microsoft is committed to ensuring your apps work on the latest versions of our software, and Windows 365 was built with compatibility in mind. 


    Apps that worked on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows 11 also work on Windows 365. If you experience issues with your apps, Microsoft will help you fix them at no cost with an eligible subscription through the FastTrack App Assure program.

  • Users can connect to their Cloud PC on any platform that has either the Microsoft Remote Desktop app or an HTML5-capable browser to access the web client. Windows devices provide the optimal experience. Certain features may require specific hardware.

  • If you have an internet connection capable of streaming a video, you can run Windows 365. Your bandwidth needs will vary depending on your workload.

  • Refer to available resources  and official product documentation for help getting started with your Windows 365 subscription.​ 

  • Your Cloud PC includes the Windows operating system. Easily install any additional apps needed for your business, including Microsoft 365 apps. 

  • Windows 365 is intended to provide value for businesses of all sizes, from enterprises that employ thousands to a small business of one. Subscriptions can be purchased by individuals through using a credit card or similar payment method.

* Windows 365 Government is available in the United States only.

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