Over the past few months Microsoft has been working hard to put its apps everywhere. It is much more open to rival platforms now and is forging partnerships that puts its apps and services on iOS and Android. Just yesterday the company announced the expansion of its partnership with Samsung that will see Microsoft apps and services arrive on some Android tablets. Microsoft has announced that 11 Android manufacturers are going to put its apps on their devices.

Microsoft has announced that it is expanding “strategic agreements” with Dell which will see its apps on the company’s Android devices coming to market later this year.

Dell is the only global OEM in this list, others are regional. Similar agreements have also been made with Germany’s TrekStor, Portugal’s JP Sa Couto, Italy’s Datamatic, Russia’s DEXP, Canada’s Hipstreet, Pakistan’s QMobile, Turkey’s Casper and Africa’s Tecno. Pegatron is also included in the list.

All of these manufacturers will pre-install Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on their Android devices that will be released later this year.

“These deals demonstrate how we are working with hardware partners in new ways to deliver rich experiences through their scale,” says Peggy Johnson, the executive vice president, business development, at Microsoft.

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