Microsoft finally starts shipping long delayed Surface Hub

By: Alexander Manta
2 minute read

A couple of months after Microsoft started taking pre-orders for its premier conference tool, the Surface Hub, the company finally began to ship it to customers a couple of days ago. The Surface Hub is aimed at enterprise and business users and ships in two variants: a 55-inch model and 84-inch model.

Surface Hub runs a modified version of Windows 10 and comes with integration with Microsoft’s main productivity tools, including Skype for Business and Office 360. The Surface Hub is indeed one of the most advanced devices for holding conferences and working in groups, wth its only flaw being the exaggerated price. The 55-inch model goes for $8,999 while Microsoft is offering the 84-inch version for $21,999.

However, businesses not willing to pay that much for Microsoft’s conference tool are covered by Microsoft, as well. The company has tstarted working on affordable business solutions for companies with lower budgets. But despite the price of the device, Microsoft assures businesses that buying the Surface Hub will save them money.

“In a recent Total Economic Impact study commissioned by Microsoft, Forrester Consulting* worked with five Surface Hub early adopter customers to outline the costs, benefits and risks for implementing Surface Hub in a business environment. This resulted in benefits of more than $850,000 (3 year NPV**) based on savings in device deployment and management costs, avoided printing and device purchase costs, and improved sales.”

Microsoft debuted the Surface Hub in June of last year and pre-orders started in July. Microsoft delayed shipments of the device a couple of times and now, businesses that ordered the device are finally starting to receive it. Microsoft hasn’t revealed any details about the number of pre-orders, but we wouldn’t be surprised if thousands of businesses already ordered Microsoft’s new business solution.

For various PC problems, we recommend this tool.

This software will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Fix PC issues now in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download this PC Repair Tool rated "Excellent" on
  2. Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems.
  3. Click “Repair All” to fix all issues with Patended Technologies (requires upgrade).


Next up

Best Windows 10 antivirus software to use in 2018

By: Radu Tyrsina
7 minute read

Update – 2018 will soon come to an end and we already have a guide on what is the best antivirus you should get in […]

Continue Reading

These features are out for good with Windows 10 version 1809' By: Sovan Mandal
2 minute read

Microsoft is all set to launch its next big update, Windows 10 version 1809 in October. While that should be a nice piece of news […]

Continue Reading

Windows 10 18H2 builds no longer receive new features

By: Matthew Adams
3 minute read

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (otherwise 18H2) rollout might now be two to three weeks away. For the last few months, new build previews […]

Continue Reading