Difference between HoloLens Development Edition and Commercial Suite

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Microsoft today announced their second major update for HoloLens: the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Microsoft is also opening up HoloLens Development Edition to everyone in the US and Canada. Today, they also announced the Microsoft HoloLens Commercial Suite, which includes the Development Edition hardware as well as enterprise features for added security and device management. You can read about the difference between HoloLens Development Edition and HoloLens Commercial Suite below.

HoloLens Development Edition vs. HoloLens Commercial Suite:

Features Development Edition Commercial Suite
Device Encryption (Bitlocker) X
Virtual Private Network (VPN) X
Kiosk mode X
Management and deployment
Mobile Device Management (MDM) X X
Ability to block un-enrollment X
Cert Based Corporate WiFi Access X
Windows Store (Consumer) Consumer Filtering via MDM
Business Store Portal X
Security and Identity
Login with Azure Active Directory (AAD) X X
Login with Microsoft Account (MSA) X X
Next Generation Credentials with PIN unlock X X
Secure boot X X
Servicing and Support
Automatic system updates as they arrive X X
Windows Update for Business X
Long term servicing branch X

While HoloLens Development Edition is open to anyone in the US, your need to contact your local Microsoft account manager to purchase the Microsoft HoloLens Commercial Suite.

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