Microsoft is an eminent player in the CaaS market. The company is currently focusing on offering customer-centric CaaS solutions and services by deploying the strategy of partnerships, to become an exclusive CaaS solution provider. In August 2017, Microsoft and Red Hat expanded their strategic partnership aimed at enabling enterprises to more easily adopt containers. With this partnership, Red Hat container service will support Microsoft services, such as native support for Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated on Microsoft Azure, and SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenShift. This strategy exhibits Microsoft’s progression in expanding its business perspectives and enhancing its solutions to a diverse customer base across the globe. The company is also investing a substantial amount of its annual revenue in R&D to enhance and upgrade its product offerings to cater to dynamic customer needs and maintain an edge over its competitors.