6 Exciting Features of the Microsoft AppSource

Microsoft AppSource is the quintessential online app store from Microsoft and various third-party providers – a central hub offering solutions that are customized to your industry and seamlessly work with the products you already use. Search for more than 1000 SaaS apps, add-ins, and content packs based on industry, functionality or product and deploy them in a matter of minutes for immediate use. So what makes Microsoft AppSource unique? Let’s look at its six exciting features:

Choose from Extension or Solution Apps

Microsoft AppSource offers two kinds of apps: 1) extension apps that are an extension to your existing Microsoft product, and 2) solution apps that encompass a professional services solution that can be hosted on Azure.

Enhance the value of your existing Microsoft Products

Microsoft AppSource plays a big role in driving your business by offering app extensions and solutions for a variety of products:

  • Dynamics 365 (ERP and CRM)
  • Office 365
  • Power BI
  • Cortana Intelligence
  • Azure

Easy to Deploy

The traditional process of contacting ISVs or partners, explaining the requirement, and then deploying the solution is now becoming obsolete. The most striking feature of AppSource is that you can find and download an app instantly – just like downloading an app on a smartphone or tablet. Just search for the feature or type of app you want, click the download button, and have it deployed on your device.

Easy to Use

Using Microsoft AppSource is easy. Just log in to https://appsource.microsoft.com, refine your search by category, industry, or product, and download the app that fits the needs of your business.

Get Recommendations

Searching for the right app that perfectly fits your business needs can be challenging. Get suggestions on apps that are unique to your organization and industry. Leverage advanced filtering, and targeted recommendations feature, and connect to rich details to make informed decisions about which apps can help you do more, and drive more business.

Try it for Free

If you’re not sure about whether an app will help you improve your business outcomes, you have the option to try it for a limited period of time for free, and get insights into the various functionalities of it. Once you’re convinced of the benefits, you can quickly move from trial to acquisition in no time.

Drive Business Forward

Microsoft AppSource offers over 1000 apps, enabling you to search for and deploy the app of your choice in order to get your work done faster. Discover and evaluate the right apps, solutions, and extensions for your business needs – from Microsoft and its partner community. Download add-ins and extensions and get more value from your existing apps such as Dynamics 365, Office 365, Power BI, Cortana Intelligence, and Azure cloud solutions. So log on to https://appsource.microsoft.com and get the app of your choice today!

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Manoj Nair
About the Author - Manoj Nair

Manoj Nair is a seasoned IT professional with over 12 years of experience in Software Consultancy, ERP Implementation, Testing, ISV Development & Client Management. He is a Senior Project Manager at Indusa and is responsible of managing various software programs through cross functional coordination.


Contributing Author: Malavika Nityanandam

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