Windows 10

A single Semi-Annual Channel replaces the former Current Branch and Current Branch for Business, leaving final deployment decisions up to each organization

Chart details Windows 10 versions with a general availability and end-of-support date

Roadmap for Windows 10 versions shows organizations should begin preparing to test and deploy new Windows versions before Windows 7 end of support

Defender improvements address protection, detection, and response to advanced persistent threats, but may cost more for full coverage and management

Illustration shows which Windows Defender features help prevent, detect, and respond to malware and advanced threats

Windows 10 semiannual version releases mean organizations need to adapt how they test and deploy Windows 10 to ensure uninterrupted support

Summary of Windows 10 version release and servicing channels

A new Semi-annual Channel release policy for new Windows 10 versions should make aspects of the Windows client roadmap more predictable

An inadvertent release of an internal Windows 10 build shows the risks to users on preliminary update channels, but organizations still need such users to test Windows builds for compatibility

This webinar discusses new semi-annual channel-based release and servicing policies for Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus that organizations must understand to adequately plan for, test, deploy and secure their Microsoft desktops.