Microsoft announces Windows 365, a Cloud version of Windows Operating System. This is a service cloud from Microsoft that offers an easy way to use Windows across various devices, such as smartphones, tablets/iPad, macOS, and Linux.
Have you ever thought about using Windows 10 or 11 inside a browser? This is now possible through Microsoft’s latest service called Windows 365.
Similar but not the same, Windows 365 and Office 365 carry a similar concept. If Office 365 you can use Office applications, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint via browser, Windows 365 offers something similar.
The reach is even wider; Windows 365 gives you a new experience accessing Windows 10 or 11 with just a few browsers. So, you can not only access Office applications through Windows 365; you can get an experience like using Windows but streaming on various devices.
Quote from the official site of Microsoft, Windows 365 secure and stores information in the cloud, not on the device; provide a safe and productive experience. This is very helpful for office workers to software developers, and industrial designers.
Windows 365 also creates a personal computing category hybrid, a new one called PC Cloud, which uses the power of the cloud and the device’s ability to provide a complete and personalized Windows experience.
“With Windows 365, we created a new category: Cloud PCs,” said Satya Nadella, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft.
“Just like the application brought to cloud with SaaS, we are now bringing the operating system to the cloud, providing organizations with greater flexibility and a secure way to empower their workforce to be more productive and connected, regardless of location,” he added.
No need to worry about waiting time boot When you start your PC, Windows 365 instantly takes you straight to the screen desktop. Because based on the cloud, you can access Windows 365 through a variety of devices.
For example, smartphones (Android or iOS), tablets or iPad, even other devices with operating systems other than Windows, such as macOS or Linux.
Regarding security, Microsoft promises that all data stored in Windows 365 services is encrypted. There is a setting to activate multi-factor authentication when login.
Windows 365 services are also available in certain specifications, such as several CPU cores, RAM, and storage space.
In the future, Windows 365 will be generally available to businesses of all sizes starting August 2, 2021.