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What is Windows 365?

Cloud Computing | May 31, 2022
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If you are looking into cloud services for your business, it can be difficult to determine which options are best for your needs and budget. As many employees continue to work remotely, it has never been more important to choose the right solution for your team. As a leading provider of cloud computing services for businesses of all sizes, the team at Next Hop Solutions knows how important it is to review your options before making a final decision. That is why we have provided some information on what Windows 365 is alongside some key benefits to help you determine if it is right for your business.

Learn about the different types of cloud computing to determine which is best for your needs.

An Overview of Windows 365

Windows 365 is a cloud computing service that allows subscribers to access a cloud-based Windows PC from any device running Windows 10, Windows 11, macOS, Linux, and Android operating systems. To access this service, users subscribe to a plan based on their needs, navigate to the Microsoft Cloud website, and sign into their virtual PC. With Windows 365, users can utilize the same PC from any device, easing the transition between home and office settings. In simpler terms, Windows 365 is like a streaming service. Rather than streaming shows, it streams the output of a Windows 10 (or Windows 11) PC, allowing users to access a powerful computer every time they need it.

3 Benefits of Windows 365

Windows 365 offers the following benefits for a variety of businesses and industries:

1. Cloud-Based Computing from Anywhere

As long as the user has a sufficient internet connection, they can use Windows 365 to access a personalized cloud PC from nearly any device. This allows employees to access the same powerful PC from their work desktop or personal laptop, giving them the ability to pick up where they left off regardless of the location.

2. Options for Various Businesses and Industries

Windows 365 can be tailored to a variety of businesses and industries by choosing the option that is best for their precise needs. Within the Windows 365 portal, up to 300 users can access all their standard Microsoft 365 apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) alongside Microsoft Teams and Adobe Reader. Each plan is also easily scalable, allowing you to change your options based on your growth and other developments. This ensures that you are always paying for exactly what you need, nothing more, nothing less.

3. Enhanced Security

By storing files and information on the cloud instead of local devices, you are adding a layer of protection against local threats and online hazards. Windows 365 also features a built-in antivirus to ensure that users stay safe while they are working from any location.

To learn more about Windows 365 or to inquire about our cloud services, get in touch with the team at Next Hop Solutions. We can be reached through our online contact form or by phone at 1-855-482-5141 and will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our services or the needs of your business.


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