This was one of the key points expected with the launch of Windows 365 on August 2, 2021, the rates charged by the Redmond firm were unveiled. Microsoft is introducing three offers: Basic, Standard and Premium. Adapted to the needs of small and medium-sized structures, via Business, such as firms with more than 300 employees, via Enterprise.
With a first price of 18.20 euros / month for a user, this is the cheapest price charged by Microsoft. The latter will also fluctuate depending on the machine used, whether it is the number of processors , the RAM memory or the storage capacity.
A progressive price for Windows 365
Whether it is the Business offer, for structures with less than 300 employees, or the Enterprise offer, for those with more, Microsoft unveiled on August 2 its new Windows 365 solution, allowing access to the system. operating the Redmond firm through a simple web browser .
And the official rates, which were missing then, are finally known. The main point of attention concerns their evolutionary character according to the desired characteristics. The cheapest formula allows the simulation of a machine with a virtual processor of 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. You will have to pay for these performances 18.20 euros / month and per user with Windows Hybrid Benefit, for the use of a Windows 10 Professional version , or 21.90 euros / month and per user for any other version of Windows.
The most expensive formula goes up to 147.50 euros / month. In this case, you have eight processors, 32 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage. Count 4 euros less with Windows Hybrid Benefit. In all cases, these offers provide for automatic renewal after one year.
Three standard Business and Enterprise offers
Microsoft has also worked on three offers closer to the most common expectations. The first, Basic, offers against 28.20 euros / month the simulation of two virtual processors , 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. It allows access to the Cloud PC and experience management on Windows365.microsoft.com, access to the desktop versions of Office , Outlook , OneDrive and Microsoft Teams (conversations and audio calls only) for the Business version. In the Enterprise version, the user has access to Microsoft Endpoint Manager, managing PCs and mobile devices.
The Standard versions at 37.30 euros / month (two virtual processors, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB of storage) and Premium at 60.10 euros/month (four virtual processors, 16 GB RAM and 128 GB of storage) offer an outlet in full charge of Teams. In addition, the Premium version also includes support for Microsoft Visual Studio, Power BI, and Dynamics 365.
A free two-month trial is also offered to test the various offers offered by Microsoft for Windows 365. Enough to convince users to opt for this service?