Windows 10 multiple edition are designed to deliver more personal computing experience across range of devices– PCs, tablets, phones. This makes it flexible for user to use any edition according to his convenience on any device of his choice without compromising security.
Windows 10 multiple editions, fulfill the customer requirements ranging from standard PC user, small, medium or large enterprise, for members of educational institute for which Windows 10 Educational edition is useful.
Difference Between Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Education and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise:
Windows 10 Home
A consumer-focused desktop edition will provide a streamlined Windows experience. A user, not super concerned about security of business data or does not have many devices to manage will find Windows 10 Home as perfect solution from Windows 10 multiple edition.
Windows 10 Home is designed to deliver best user experience that any standard PC user wants. All thanks to new set of innovations that makes it operating systemmore productive, out of which some are mentioned below:
- Cortana, voice-activated personal assistant.
- New Microsoft Edge web browser
- Continuum feature knows which device user is using and helps to switch between the user interface to make it suitable for tablets, 2-in-1 devices.
- Windows Hello– a biometric authentication feature is provided in Windows 10 devices. This is just by showing your face, iris or fingerprint to unlock your device. This is far better and secure than the traditional password system which can be easily forgotten or hacked.
For gamers, if a user owns Xbox One then, he will be able to stream and play games on his local network and on any PC. Windows 10 Creators Update will help live-streaming video game via Beam.
Windows 10 Home also offers wide range of universal apps such as Photos, Maps, Mail, Calendar, Music and Video.
Windows 10 Mobile
Windows 10 Mobile provides great user-experience for smaller devices such as mobile, touch-centric devices such as tablets, smartphones. It includes the universal apps as in Windows 10 Home as well as touch-optimized Office versions which increases the flexibility of Windows 10 Mobile edition.
This provides great productivity, security and management features to customer who wishes to use this edition on their device at their work place. For some devices it is possible to use Windows 10 Continuum feature (for phone) which helps customer to use their phone as PC when required.
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro meets the diverse needs of small businesses having excellent and innovative features of Windows 10 Home as well as its own features that a professional would need.
Windows 10 Pro comes with security feature for professionals. It provides encryption tool BitLocker that allows lockdown on all your drives. Apps such as Device Guard and Secure Boot ensure that the devices aren’t hijacked by malware and other malicious software.
Windows 10 Pro will prove a great choice for organizations supporting Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) – a program that allows an employee to choose a device from list of varying devices such as
Windows Update for Business will reduce the management costs, provides access to- security update, latest innovation from Microsoft.
Windows 10 Enterprise
Windows 10 Enterprise is designed specifically for medium and large businesses and organizations. It provides feature of Windows Update for Business from Windows 10 Pro, plus access to Long Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) updates.
LTBS feature provides protection against security threats targeted to devices, application and company’s confidential information.
There are two version for Enterprise Edition available for purchase: E3 and E5.
Enterprise E3 version provides all the above features plus Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack. This allows the employers to virtually manage employee’s PCs.
Enterprise E5 version provides features of Enterprise E3 plus access to Windows Defender known as Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.
Windows 10 Education
Windows 10 Education built on Windows 10 Enterprise provides tools for students, teachers, administrators and employees in educational institutions.
Windows 10 Education is available through academic licensing and pricing based on volume. The school and students using Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro can upgrade to Windows 10 Education.
Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise is designed for business customers on smartphone and small tablets. It will be available to Volume Licensing customer. It provides Windows 10 Mobile features such as security, device management capabilities. In addition to this it provides flexible ways for business to manage updates. This edition also provides the latest security and innovation feature as soon as they are available.