Microsoft announced this morning that it has acquired Cloud-integrated Storage (CIS) solutions provider StorSimple. The CIS solutions provider combines the data management functions of primary storage, backup, archive and disaster recovery with cloud integration, allowing customers to optimize storage costs, data protection and service agility. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Customers faced with explosive growth in data are looking to the cloud to help them store, manage and archive that data. But, to be effective, cloud storage needs to integrate with IT’s current investments,” said Michael Park, corporate vice president, Server and Tools Division for Microsoft. “StorSimple’s approach helps customers seamlessly integrate on-premises storage with cloud storage through intelligent automation and management.”
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