Anova, the global home furnishings company, today announced a partnership with Microsoft to expand its work and productivity platform.
The company announced that the partnership will enable Anova to offer more productivity-enhancing services through the Microsoft Azure cloud.
Anova will also be the first company to integrate Microsoft Azure services into its existing products.
Anova is the only company in the market to offer a dedicated productivity suite that enables developers to build productivity-optimized, high-performance applications that run on the cloud.
It also provides a free platform to create and deploy high-performing, cloud-native applications on the company’s existing platforms, and it recently released a productivity tool called Microsoft Workflow.
Microsoft has been investing heavily in productivity and cloud-focused technologies for years.
Earlier this year, Microsoft unveiled Azure, a new platform that enables applications to be run on Azure and its other cloud-based services, while providing the ability to run applications in a variety of ways.
Microsoft also recently released its cloud-centric productivity tool, Microsoft WorkFlow, that lets developers build productivity apps using Microsoft Azure.
The partnership with Anova extends Microsoft’s long-standing commitment to open source software.
Microsoft previously signed a partnership agreement with Adobe and opened up an open source development environment called Code.org, where software can be developed.
An update today to Microsoft Workflows also provides developers with access to the same tool as well.
“We’re excited to continue to build an open-source ecosystem with Anovas tools for developers to benefit from the flexibility of Microsoft Azure,” said Michael Pecorella, general manager of Microsoft Work, in a statement.
“This collaboration will allow Anova users to leverage Microsoft Azure’s tools to build the tools of their dreams.
With a growing market of cloud-powered applications, Microsoft has a unique opportunity to offer developers more flexible, scalable, and effective productivity applications, and this partnership with an innovative company like Anova represents an exciting way to support this goal.”
Anova currently offers several products, including its home furnishers, office supplies, and office furniture.
Microsoft recently released Anova Suite, a suite of productivity tools for both Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure, with the aim of bringing productivity to all of its products.
Microsoft Office has long been a key pillar of Anova’s success.
The software was the first to have a new productivity suite available to developers and has become one of the best-selling applications in the company.
Anovas cloud-enabled products will continue to support the Anova suite and Microsoft’s Office 365 suite.
Microsoft’s partnership with ANOVA will allow Microsoft to offer Anova tools to developers in a number of ways, including allowing developers to leverage the Microsoft Cloud platform.
Anovavoice, the company said, will provide a tool for creating, deploying, and managing high-quality applications.
Anoia, a home furnishingly-focused company, has also recently launched a suite that is built with Azure.
Anoia also recently unveiled its Anova and Azure Pro apps, which are also available for developers.
Ankoia’s suite will be available on both Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Work for Work, the online suite of Microsoft Office applications for businesses.
Microsoft said that Anova is “the only home furnishier with the resources to make this partnership happen.”
Anova plans to make its Azure Cloud platform available to other companies in the home furnishing industry as well, including the company Anova Partners, which will provide an enterprise-grade productivity suite for businesses and individuals.
Ankoia is also partnering with a number other major home furnishing companies, including Anova Group, Anova Furniture, Ankoi Group, and Anova Supply.
Microsoft also announced today that Ankoic will join Microsoft as an open sourcing partner.
Ankol is an open platform that helps organizations leverage Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure for faster, more reliable, and better solutions.
Ankol said that it will be making an open sourced Azure platform available for other companies to use as well to “provide developers with the ability and capability to create the best workflows, productivity solutions, and experiences available on Azure.”
Ankoic has also announced plans to open up its Azure platform to other enterprise and government customers.