In a mobile-first, cloud-first world Microsoft has aspirations to build and grow vibrant community of billions of people who love and depends upon Microsoft apps and their great services. To achieve this, Microsoft has now even started to acquire companies that can help them to realize their vision.

Microsoft has also been partnering with Android vendors to get its apps, like the office apps pre-installed on their Android devices. In last spring, they have made services partnership with 31 global and local OEMs and top original device manufacturer partners to pre-install Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype on Android tablets. And now Microsoft has announced that they now have 74 hardware partners in 25 countries who are making Microsoft productivity applications and services available on their Android tablets and phones.

So it is exciting to see that you can now have a preinstalled Microsoft apps on your android system. This will definitely help users to get their work done faster and more efficiently.