Microsoft acquires security company Adallom Cloud




Microsoft announced its purchase of the company Adallom specialized cloud security, information indicates that Microsoft is officially the transaction is completed in the amount of approximately US $ 250 million.

The amount is less than the previous forecast, which was referring to the amount of US $ 320 million as the value of the deal, have been leaks of the deal began to emerge since last July about the intention of Microsoft’s acquisition of security company Adallom cloud.

And resides Adallom company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, California, the company was founded in 2012, it operates in the area of ​​security cloud and help customers and companies to protect their assets and property of the important cross-cloud applications, and has techniques are through follow-up and monitor the use of the programs as applications service such as Google and Amazon, Dropbox and Microsoft Office 365.

Microsoft had made in 2014 to buy specialized Aorato company also cloud security, Microsoft has re-named under the name Advanced Threat Analytics.

She said Microsoft: “With the increasing cyber security attacks, which have become more powerful and inconvenience, increasing customer concerns about the security of mail and security of their institutions and their work, these fears and formed a reality for IT professionals challenges, and engaged in the protection of corporate data and manage and protect access to applications and data important in light of this development rapid “.

It is noteworthy that Microsoft had previously acquired a Nokia handset division in the company, then the acquisition of some of the emerging companies such as Sunrise and Acompli, and now comes the acquisition of the company Adallom cloud security deal to represent a new force for Microsoft in the way of improving the various services.


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