Back at Build 2015, Microsoft introduced a new serviced dubbed as “Windows Store for Business”. With Windows Store for Business, business will be able to feature the “required” apps for their business on the Store. Additionally, the service will also allow organizations to acquire, manage, and distribute Windows 10 apps for their business. Now, Microsoft recently released a new web page dedicated to Windows Store for Business, where the company has detailed some of the important features of Windows Store for Business:
Find and acquire
Quickly and easily find the right apps for your teams. Acquire apps individually or in volume.
Choose from scalable distribution options.
- Using accounts assigned by your organization, directly provide apps to individuals and groups, or let employees find apps in your private store.
- Connect your management server for more options.
Managing computers not connected to the internet? Distribute offline-licensed apps.
Manage your organization’s inventory of apps in one place. You can assign, reclaim, or reassign licenses as well as control updates.
The site is now allowing organizations to sign up for Windows Store for Business, which is also quite interesting as the service doesn’t seem to be fully ready just yet. For example, some links on the web page are broken right now – however, we suspect that Windows Store for Business will go live at this URL: https://businessstore.microsoft.com/.
It is worth noting that Microsoft could possibly introduce Windows Store for Business with the November Refresh update for Windows 10, which is reportedly coming next week. However, keep in mind that Windows Store for Business will only be available in the following countries at the initial launch: Australia, Belgium (Dutch, French), Brazil, Canada(English, French), Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden,Switzerland (French, German), United Kingdom and United States.
We will have more coverage on Windows Store for Business soon. Until then, tell us what you think of Windows Store for Business in the comment section below.