Surface 3 is now available. As a device running Windows 8.1 Pro, it already offers business-ready features that support easy IT integration, domain join, and enterprise-class security – all in our most portable package. And now, for customers intending to do mass deployments into larger organizations, we’re pleased to announce a driver update intended to put you ahead of the game.
The update – which is available now -- improves the mass deployment process, broadens the range of enterprise-level features, and helps bring the Surface 3 deployment experience in line with its more business-oriented sibling, Surface Pro 3. The update includes new and enhanced features including those expected in a larger-scale commercial environment such as enhanced PXE booting and support for asset tagging.
This release is available via the download center and is not generally available via Windows Update. We’re making it available now to help you hit the ground running with deployments of the new Surface 3 device in your organization.
The update is available as an msi and zip file. Look for the files named Surface3_150504.msi and Surface3_150504.zip (click '+ More' if you don't see them in the list), and you can follow the same deployment process that is used for Surface Pro 3 described at Surface TechCenter here.
Surface IT Pro Marketing team
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