"We're bringing Office, the gold standard in getting things done, to the iPad. A billion people rely on Office every day, and we've worked diligently to create a version of Word, Excel and PowerPoint that delivers the best productivity experience available on the iPad. It's built from the ground up for touch, is unmistakably Office in its design, and is optimized for iPad," he wrote in an official blog post, that appeared on the Microsoft website after the press conference ended in San Francisco.
At the press conference, Nadella said that Microsoft will focus on three segments - end users, developers and IT professional.
While Office on iPad is targeted at end users, for developers and IT professionals Microsoft unveiled two other tools.
"The cloud is enabling a world where you can walk up to any supported device, sign in, collaborate, communicate and share your creations with the world. Doesn't matter what you make, where you make it or what device you use. The cloud is there to help," he wrote in the blog post. "That's where we're headed together. Into a world where the devices you love work with the services you love in a way that IT and developers love."