Microsoft has joined a growing number of companies, including Cox, to offer cloud services for its Windows 10 desktop operating system.
The new offering will bring a wealth of Microsoft’s expertise in cloud computing, data analytics, and security, including security and privacy solutions, to Cox.
Read moreMicrosoft is the latest big name to commit to offering cloud computing services for Windows 10, after HP, Cisco and Amazon.
The move comes as Microsoft’s Windows 10 mobile operating system is gaining traction.
The Windows 10 Mobile operating system runs on Windows phones and tablets and is currently available on more than 80 countries.
Cox, which owns network-based home-equity company Cox Enterprises, is offering a free trial to customers in the US and Canada who want to try out its new offering.
Microsoft’s new cloud offering is available to those who sign up for Cox’s Windows.com portal or Cox’s Cox Enterprise portal.
Those customers will have access to the company’s Azure cloud platform that runs on Microsoft Azure.
The company’s new Windows 10 cloud offering includes: