It appears that Microsoft is building an App store for Enterprises as the company published a service called AppSource online for beta testing. This service is designed to help businesses to find apps that enhance the in use Microsoft product.
Users would be allowed to use the site for finding the Software-as-a-Service offered by Microsoft was mentioned on the home page of the AppSource site appsource.microsoft.com, which is now down. Users can try the products from Microsoft and some third parties before purchasing them.
A creative Microsoft leaker by the name of Walking Cat on the Twitter happened to ascertain the test version of the app source online for the public is what made it viral. The developers who want their app to be listed in the AppSource will have to offer a free trial and allow their application to incorporate with Azure Active Directory, Microsoft’s cloud-based identity and authentication service the website mentioned. The app will be reviewed before it goes live by the company.
Microsoft didn’t comment anything about the site which makes it unclear of its release date. Though it is expected to be announced at the companies Worldwide Partner Conference two weeks from now. It is also expected that the will include a few partners as well which is not very surprising.