Microsoft has suspended the free trials of their lately launched Windows 365 Cloud PC service after running out of available servers.
On Tuesday, Microsoft launched their Windows 365 cloud-based virtual desktop experience that enables the enterprise to deploy Windows 10 Cloud PCs on the cloud.
These Cloud PCs come in diverse hardware configurations based on CPUs memory, and storage and range between $24 per license/ month to $162 a month for a top-tier plan.
Additionally, Microsoft offers free trials to obtain a 2vCPU/4GB RAM/128GB storage, 2 vCPU/8 RAM/128 storage, or 4 vCPU/16 RAM/128 storage Cloud PC for free for two months.
Windows 365 runs out of free trial servers
It appears that Microsoft miscalculated the demand for free trials as servers quickly ran out of capacity. Several users on the community reported that while you attempt to opt for a trial server, you will see the error message as shown in the below image
Microsoft’s Director of Program Management, Windows 365, Scott Manchester, affirmed that Microsoft halted the free trial program to add more capacity in the meantime.
As per BleepingComputer, they carried out a quick test of Windows 365 yesterday and they said it performed exceptionally well, and even while using a web browser as a client.
We are highly excited to see how this product grows as it fosters a thriving remote workforce.
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