Windows as a service

Find the tools and resources you need to help deploy and support Windows as a service in your organization.

Latest news, videos, & podcasts

Find the latest and greatest news on Windows 10 deployment and servicing.

Discovering the Windows 10 Update history pages

Everyone wins when transparency is a top priority. We want you to know when updates are available, as well as alert you to any potential issues you may encounter during or after you install an update. Bookmark the Windows release health dashboard for near real-time information on known issues, workarounds, and resolutions--as well as the current status of the latest feature update rollout.

The latest news:

See more news. You can also check out the Windows 10 blog.

IT pro champs corner

Written by IT pros for IT pros, sharing real world examples and scenarios for Windows 10 deployment and servicing.

NEW Deployment rings: The hidden [strategic] gem of Windows as a service

Classifying Windows updates in common deployment tools

Express updates for Windows Server 2016 re-enabled for November 2018 update

2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS

Deploying Windows 10 Feature Updates to 24/7 Mission Critical Devices

Discover

Learn more about Windows as a service and its value to your organization.

Overview of Windows as a service

Quick guide to Windows as a service

Windows Analytics overview

What's new in Windows 10 deployment

How Microsoft IT deploys Windows 10

Plan

Prepare to implement Windows as a service effectively using the right tools, products, and strategies.

Simplified updates

Windows 10 end user readiness

Ready for Windows

Manage Windows upgrades with Upgrade Readiness

Preparing your organization for a seamless Windows 10 deployment

Deploy

Secure your organization's deployment investment.

Update Windows 10 in the enterprise

Deploying as an in-place upgrade

Configure Windows Update for Business

Express update delivery

Windows 10 deployment considerations

Microsoft Ignite 2018

Looking to learn more? These informative session replays from Microsoft Ignite 2018 (complete with downloadable slide decks) can provide some great insights on Windows as a service.

BRK2417: What’s new in Windows Analytics: An Intro to Desktop Analytics

BRK3018: Deploying Windows 10 in the enterprise using traditional and modern techniques

BRK3019: Delivery Optimization deep dive: How to reduce internet bandwidth impact on your network

BRK3020: Using AI to automate Windows and Office update staging with Windows Update for Business

BRK3027: Deploying Windows 10: Making the update experience smooth and seamless

BRK3039: Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus lifecycle and servicing update

BRK3211: Ask the Experts: Successfully deploying, servicing, managing Windows 10

THR2234: Windows servicing and delivery fundamentals

THR3006: The pros and cons of LTSC in the enterprise