Windows Thin PC now available for Software Assurance customers

Today, Microsoft announced that Windows Thin PC is now generally available to Software Assurance customers for download from the Microsoft Volume Licensing site.

Windows Thin PC helps reduce the cost of VDI at the endpoint, enabling IT with an enterprise ready platform to provide end users with an excellent thin client experience through the many unique features offered on their repurposed PCs.

Features include:
– RemoteFX support, which ensures that users have a local-like virtual desktop experience.
– Write Filters that improve security by preventing any writes to the deck.
– BitLocker and AppLocker features that help strengthen the device for enterprises.
– FEP support, which makes it possible to use a common set of malware protection tools for your desktops and thin clients.

For customers that do not have SA on their PCs, but still want to try out the product, Microsoft offers a few alternative options:
1. You can download the 90 day evaluation copy that can be accessed via the Windows Thin PC home page.

2. If you are a subscriber to MSDN and TechNet programs you can also get the full copy of the product through your subscription.

3. If you are part of our silver and gold partners in the MPN program you have access to the full product as part of the desktop and virtualization competencies.

4. Also, you can get SA on your PCs by either subscribing to Windows Intune or Windows VDA. Both these subscriptions include SA benefits, including the right to Windows Thin PC.

Download: Windows Thin PC for SA customers | Windows Thin PC for non-SA customers.

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