Microsoft's has been committed to bringing its apps and services to competing platforms. Today the Redmond based company announced its partnership with Cyanogen, the company behind the popular CyanogenMod.
As part of the new partnership, Upcoming versions of Cyanogen's software will come bundled with a range of Microsoft apps such as Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, Bing and Office Mobile. Furthermore, Cyanogen also says that some of Microsoft's apps and services will come with native integration in Cyanogen's custom Android MOD.
Microsoft has clearly understood Android position in the smartphone world, and wants Android customers to feel the presence of Microsoft's services irrelevant of the device they use. The partnership with Cyanogen is just the latest in a series of steps that Microsoft is taking hoping to increase its footprint on Android devices
source - Microsoft | Cyanogen