Windows 10 has become running on more than 1.3 billion devices, based on Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, as the adoption of the operating system increased much more within the latest quarters.
Windows 10 is among Microsoft’s flagship products, and the global pandemic that forced people to work remotely certainly helped improve its adoption.
With some workers establishing ad-hoc working environments at home, Windows 10 PCs were obviously among the most popular choices. And CEO Satya Nadella admits that more people across the world choosing Windows 10 PCs to work is among the reasons the adoption of its operating-system has grown lately.
“People are turning to Windows PCs more than ever before to stay connected, productive, and secure. Windows 10 now has a lot more than 1.3 billion monthly active devices. And Microsoft 365 Consumer surpassed 50 million subscribers for the first time,” he explained in a call with analysts following the earnings release.
New feature update coming
Nadella also praised Microsoft 365, whose adoption also increased substantially within the last 12 months approximately for pretty much exactly the same reasons.
“Microsoft 365 users generated more than 38 billion collaboration minutes in a single day this quarter. Office 365 presently has nearly 300 million paid seats. And organizations over the public and private sector, like the Town of Helsinki, Bausch Health, and Stryker, are increasingly choosing our premium offerings for advanced security, compliance, voice, and analytics,” he said.
Meanwhile, Microsoft gets prepared to to produce new Windows 10 feature update. Version 21H1 is projected to go love production devices when May, with users signed up for the Windows Insider program to be the first one to have it. The RTM build should escape to testers in just a couple weeks, while the production rollout to non-insider devices should kick off in approximately a month.