Do more with Windows 11 and TOUGHBOOK
Microsoft's new Windows 11 operating system will offer faster load times, enhanced security features and improved battery life, making it easier for your workers to connect with their TOUGHBOOK on the go. Get ready to experience best-in-class speed, power, and security.
A New Perspective
Windows 11, powered by the Intel vPro platform is designed for hybrid work. It helps your team unlock the full potential of each individual, giving them powerful tools to collaborate and communicate in a secured environment from any location.
The new operating system offers a calm, clean interface for work without constraint. From the refreshed Start menu, to new ways to connect with colleagues through messaging and content – this is the ideal environment for those who want more out of their device, regardless of where they need to work.
Windows 11 will be available for users to upgrade across a number of TOUGHBOOK models, allowing you to choose the device and form factor which best suits you, so you can take advantage of the latest innovations in touch, pen, and voice input.
Work smarter and faster with Windows 11 powered by the Intel vPro platform by utilising productivity tools like Snap Layouts. With multiple desktops, you can stay organised and toggle instantly between projects and workstreams with the click of a button.
Improve your focus with a simpler, more intuitive experience and effortless navigation. Get things done with fewer steps using the refreshed Start, Taskbar, and Navigation Centre.
Microsoft Teams lets you connect and collaborate more easily with others from your TOUGHBOOK. Call colleagues and host meetings at any time from anywhere via WiFi or 4G/5G connection when you’re out in the field.
Intelligent noise cancelling and background bluring help maintain privacy and keep meetings focused, while sharing files and muting/unmuting during a call right from your taskbar has never been easier.
Management Made Easy
Save your IT team time and money with the out-of-the-box deployment and remote management capabilities.
Quickly and easily onboard your remote workforce from anywhere with zero-touch deployment using WindowsAutopilot.
Approve, schedule, and monitor Windows Update content via the cloud, including security updates, drivers, and firmware.
Modern threats require modern security with a strong alignment between hardware and software to help keep data safe and devices protected. By combining their latest with our safest, you can now deploy, remotely manage, and protect sensitive information with Windows 11 secured-core PCs.
Windows 11 devices now come with built-in security including hardware isolation , encryption and malware protection. Together with TOUGHBOOK’s industry-leading device protection technologies, you can put your trust in us.
When was Windows 11 launched by Microsoft?
Microsoft launched Windows 11 to the market on 5th October 2021.
When will Windows 11 be available for Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices?
Windows 11 will be available for all TOUGHBOOK models that meet the minimum Microsoft hardware requirements in early 2022.
Can I upgrade my existing TOUGHBOOK to Windows 11 free of charge?
All TOUGHBOOK models that meet the minimum hardware requirements can be upgraded to Windows 11 free of charge. Drivers will be available in early 2022.
How will I know when the upgrade to Windows 11 is available for my Windows 10 TOUGHBOOK?
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.
Is there a deadline for the free offer? Will I have to pay to upgrade?
The free upgrade offer does not have a specific end date for eligible systems. Note however that Microsoft reserves the right to eventually end support for the free offer.
How long will be Windows 10 be supported by Microsoft?
Windows 10 will be supported by Microsoft until 14th October 2025.
Will there be a Windows 10 Downgrade Model available?
Windows 10 Downgrade Model will be available for selected TOUGHBOOK devices that ship with Windows 11 later in 2022. This means the device will come with a Windows 11 Pro license and Windows 10 Pro pre-installed. Contact your local Panasonic TOUGHBOOK rep for future release dates.
What are the benefits of Windows 11 for the Enterprise?
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.
What will happen to my files during the upgrade?
By default, all your files and data will transfer. However, Microsoft recommends backing up your files before installation.
What accessories and programs are compatible?
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.
I needed to make significant changes to my IT processes, management approach and tooling to accommodate Windows 10. What will this new version require me to change?
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.
I use Windows Autopilot to provision TOUGHBOOK devices for users. Will Windows Autopilot be available for Windows 11?
Yes, you will be able to use Windows Autopilot for Windows 11 devices.