Windows Store Apps: A Deployment Guide for Education

The Windows 8 operating system includes many new features and capabilities, but one prominent feature is the Windows Store apps. Educational institutions can purchase or create apps for Windows 8 that use the new user interface (UI).


But Windows Store apps can raise certain questions:

  • What is the best way to deploy Windows Store apps in an educational environment?
  • Do all the apps need to come from the Windows Store?
  • Can you use existing deployment technologies and processes to deploy them?
  • What role does the Windows Store play in the app deployment process?

This guide offers several examples of app deployment strategies and considerations when selecting among them. It is written for school district IT pros, school administrators, teachers, and other faculty who are responsible for deploying Windows Store apps on institution-owned or personally owned devices.

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