Big Boy , Samsung has Partnered Microsoft to Pre-Install Core microsoft Services on Samsung android devices , Starting with tablets. Future tablets from samsung will now come pre-installed with microsoft services like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Onedrive. With this deal , Microsoft aims to reach more potential users as well as compete with similar offerings from Google.
In a blog post , Microsoft’s executive vice president of business , Peggy Johnson stated that Microsoft is focused on easing mobile access to great apps and services by pre-installing them directly on the device.According to him
“We’ve proven that we’re not afraid to look outside ourselves to reinvent ourselves”
“We’ve received fantastic customer feedback for making Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype available across all platforms. But, we’re far from done. Now we see an opportunity to turn our focus to our device partners–easing mobile access to great apps and services for customers by pre-installing them directly on the device.”
Speaking on the partnership with Samsung , He added that ;
“Our partnership with Samsung is emblematic of our efforts to bring the best of Microsoft’s productivity services to everyone, on every device, so people can be productive wherever, however and whenever they want”
In a separate statement, Johnson said 10 other hardware makers would also install Microsoft services on their Android devices.
“Original device manufacturers are important because they extend Microsoft services to the ecosystem,”. “More specifically, they help to reach a greater number of other device manufacturers, resulting in even more choice for customers around the world. And for Microsoft, this is part of the company’s mobile-first, cloud-first vision.”–Peggy Johnson