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Students Receive Windows 10 Education Edition at No Additional Cost!

Thought-Leadership by Florian Schultz
on August 11, 2015

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Windows 10 Education is available just for education customers in volume licensing programs. Windows 10 Education includes features from Windows 10 Enterprise that are ideal for advanced security, and the comprehensive device control and management needs of today’s educational institution. Windows 10 Education also enables simplified deployment in the education space; this edition provides a direct path for many devices to upgrade from Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro.

It’s the Windows you know, only better

Windows 10 is your partner in making things happen. Get faster start-ups, a familiar yet expanded Start menu, and great new ways to get stuff done even across multiple devices. You’ll also love the innovative features like an all-new browser built for online action.

Familiar and better than ever

  • Familiar and easy to use. The familiar Start menu is back and better than ever. And Windows works with more hardware and software than any other OS.
  • Fast and smooth. Windows 10 starts fast, resumes fast, and runs apps smoothly. New Battery Saver lets you work and play longer.
  • Windows 10 compatibility.  Compatible with programs that run on Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1. And your docs and files are preserved.

Personal and productive

  • A warm welcome.  With Windows Hello, your device greets you by name and lets you log in with just a look or a touch – no need to type in a password***.
  • All-new browser.  Microsoft Edge is an all-new browser where you can even write**** or type on webpages and easily share with others. 
  • More multi-doing. You can easily snap up to four apps on one screen and create virtual desktops when you need more space. 

Work the way you want across all your devices

  • One place for all your stuff. Access one place for all your photos and files on the go with OneDrive online storage.
  • Epic gaming. From casual games to intense multi-player scenarios, PC gaming is at its best on Windows 10. Get stunning DirectX 12***** visuals, the best games to play, and Xbox built-in**. 
  • Great apps built-in. Windows Store is your one-stop shop for great free and paid apps, games, movies, music, and TV – all certified by Microsoft*.

Right for education

  • Join your Domain. You can connect to your school Domain to use network files, servers, printers, and more.
  • Enhanced encryption. Enhanced security with BitLocker data encryption and protection
  • Remote log-in.  Log in with Remote Desktop to use your PC from anywhere.
  • Virtual machines.  Create and run virtual machines to run more than one operating system

*App and content availability and experience varies by market.

**Some games and programs might require a graphics card compatible with DirectX 10 or higher for optimal performance. Xbox app require Xbox Live membership.

*** Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.****Hardware-dependent.

*****DirectX 12 only available with supported games and graphics chips.

SoftwareONE ACADEMIC is committed to deliver the best service and latest technologies to the Education Community

SoftwareONE Academic serves educational and research institutions of all sizes around the world. Software licensing and procurement services combined with software asset management and technology services creates a holistic and best in class service for educational institutions.

SoftwareONE Academic is in co-operation with Kivuto Systems, a global partner for the Student Windows 10 Education Benefit.

  • The program works for any institution with a Microsoft EES or OVS-ES agreement.
  • SoftwareONE ACAD Portal offers the students use benefit which is a hands-off, always-on distribution solution for the school and its students.
  • Based on SoftwareONE Academic Portal, the fulfillment center is customized to the school, including branding and user authentication. It requires no ongoing management from the school administrator and SoftwareONE take care of the customer support.

Learn more about Windows 10 Education and SoftwareONE's Academic Services

The SoftwareONE Academic team covers 120 countries on five continents with support in all local languages. Education is a core focus for SoftwareONE. Many of the world’s most recognized colleges, universities, school districts, and primary schools at all levels rely on our services, from K-12 to graduate schools, students to administrators and classrooms.

How to provision the Windows student use benefit:

  • Contact acadsupport.global@softwareone.com
  • SoftwareONE will contact you regarding your Windows 10 Education inquiry
  • SoftwareONE will confirm eligibility, branding and authentication options with the school and provide manuals and information material
  • Examples: Australia | Canada

If you would like more information on how SoftwareONE can help you realize the complete benefits of Windows 10 Education for Students, click the banner below to schedule an appointment with a SoftwareONE Education Services Specialist.

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