Bringing true mobility to your field workers
TOUGHBOOK and Windows 11
Switching operating systems can feel like a chore, but some chores can be truly beneficial. Bringing true mobility, enhanced security, improved speed, and incomparable performance, Windows 11 and Panasonic TOUGHBOOK will change the way you work.
With upgrades, patches, and software managed in the cloud, system administrators have complete control over the tech of diverse workforces. While the Azure Virtual Desktop allows remote teams to access virtualised desktops and applications securely in the cloud. And TOUGHBOOK can accommodate the needs of your teams with high-speed mobility and uninterrupted connectivity, in a range of models to suit the needs of your team.
Thanks to TPM 2.0, Windows Hello for Business and others, Windows 11 has been found to be twice as resistant to Malware as previous iterations. And has helped businesses achieve a reported 58% drop in security incidents and a 20% reduction in successful security attacks. Add in the MS Defender Smart Screen, which comes with all TOUGHBOOKs as standard, and the option of of TOUGHBOOK’s private 5G network capabilities, and you have the best protection for your business.
With cyberattacks increasing 38% globally between 2021 and 2022, you cannot afford to rely on old technology for protection.
A series of performance improvements means that Windows 11 can get your team working faster.
With faster logins, faster web browsing, faster wake from sleep mode, and 50% faster workflows and collaboration, it expedites everything. Add in easy navigation, quick access widgets, snap layouts for organisation, and improved apps, speed is inherent. Powered by secured core PC, TOUGHBOOK is designed to make the most of what Windows 11 has to offer.
Whether your business is office-based, field-based, home-based, or a combination of the three, TOUGHBOOK and Windows 11 were devised to help businesses to work the way they want to.
- Transcription tools put an end to minute taking and enhance report making.
- While predictive analytics and measurements allows for data-driven decisions and dynamic management of mobile field teams
- Copilot to level up your 365MS apps with AI assistance
Moving to a new operating system rarely feels like a priority. But with TOUGHBOOK and Windows 11, a small change can make a big impact. Additionally, the optional Toughbook Image Optimisation Service can help to increase power consumption and reduced strains from the processor.
Microsoft launched Windows 11 to the Market on 5 October 2021.
Windows 10 will be supported by Microsoft until 14 October 2025.
Windows 10 Home and Pro - Microsoft Lifecycle | Microsoft Docs
All TOUGHBOOK models that meets the minimum hardware requirements can be upgraded to Windows 11 free of charge.
Microsoft will send you a notification once your eligible TOUGHBOOK device has been tested and validated for the free upgrade. Or you can head to Windows Update and see for yourself. Please note that a significant download is required to complete this upgrade.
The free upgrade offer does not have a specific end date for eligible systems. While Microsoft reserves the right to eventually end support for the free offer.
Windows 11 provides a familiar modern and refreshed interface that helps increase productivity and enhances the collaboration experience for end users while maintaining consistent management for IT managed devices.
- By default, all your files and data will transfer. However, Microsoft recommends backing up your files before installation.
Most software and accessories that worked with Windows 10 are expected to work with Windows 11. Check with your software publisher or accessory manufacturer for specific details on your products.
Windows 11 is based on the same foundation of Windows 10, so it will support the same management tools that you use today with Windows 10.
Yes, you will be able to use Windows Autopilot for Windows 11 devices.