Microsoft corporation declared commodity items (SKU) for Windows 10 and the appropriate platform: Home, Mobile, Pro, Enterprise, Education, Mobile Enterprise and IoT Core.
After exit Windows 10, which will take place July 29 of this year, operating system can be received by the way of free updating with Windows 7 and 8.1. But it is possible to be updated not to all edits which only seven. Give we briefly will get acquainted with them.
Windows 10 Home is intended for consumers and includes such functions as Cortana, web browser Edge, Continuum, Windows Hello, as well as all built-in annexes.
Windows 10 Pro is constructed on the basis of Home and intended for necessities of small business. Given commodity item includes functions which will help business-users to control their devices, annexes and to protect confidential data. As well on this level it emerges Windows Update for Business, which gives opportunity to IT-manager to control time and order of updating at users.
Windows 10 Enterprise, as exemplified by title, is intended for average and large corporations which needs the highest level of safety and control; this commodity item is accessible to the customers Volume Licensing. The most important feature of this version consists in option access to long-term services for crucial machines.
Windows 10 Education is intended for schools and universities and accessible through academic Volume Licensing. Besides opportunities of updating Windows 10 Home and Pro up to Windows 10 Education for educational institutions and separate trainee are provided.
Windows 10 Mobile is intended for small mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones. She includes support of annexes Universal and will come with sensor versions Office. Microsoft informs that this editing can include as well Continuum, but it depends on a hardware supplying.
Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise is intended for corporate customers, before which control problem of big number smartphones and tablets stands. This version is accessible through Volume Licensing and contains additional options of control of safety. As well she allows to control process of ОS updating.
Windows 10 IoT Core is intended for small inexpensive devices; first of all, for development of the Things Internet.
Still without answer price question remains. Yes, guiding prices to us are known, but free updating is accessible only the first year. Price for second and subsequent years remains unknown.