I am developing several HP workstations I requested to not have any OS, yet they came with Windows 8.1 Pro OEM pre-installed. I need a separate volume license for Windows 8.1 Pro so I can custom build several images from a Windows 2012 server. The question is do they make a Windows 8.1 Pro volume image and licensing for bare metal installs. According to the official Microsoft distributor they are claiming no. I can't believe that.
If it is true how do you deploy? The eventual count is 300 workstations once our "Gold" image is built.