Microsoft has acquired BlueStripe in order to let the enterprises manage their IT infrastructure and networks efficiently.
Latest Microsoft news is regarding the acquisition that has happened for the software giant. BlueStripe has been acquired by the company and it is an application management service that helps in monitoring and also troubleshooting the applications belonging to enterprises and has been deployed at various operating systems. Not only has it done the guidance for operating systems but also for the cloud environments and the data centers.
According to the Microsoft news, the company shall integrate this service into System Center and also OMS, Operations Management Suite. As the company notes, there are many customers of BlueStripe that are using the products of the company in order to extend the tech giant’s own OMS so they can gain better insight into the infrastructure and its performance. The software giant shall stop selling the BlueStripe in the near future in order for it to start incorporating the service in their own products but it shall still support the existing customers of BlueStripe till that time.
The details pertaining to finance had not been disclosed yet. As per the CrunchBase reports, the amount raised by BlueStripe is $13.5 million since the company was founded in 2007. The last round saw the debt of $525,000 in July 2014. The investors include Valhalla Partners and Trinity Ventures for the rounds of company’s $5 million series A and $8 million series B.
According to the tech giant, BlueStripe has helped the enterprises monitor their infrastructure level and also IT level, making it easy for them to not only discover but also map the applications that are being run on the networks of the company and also their dependencies. This is a great help for IT in order for them to help maintain the objectives for service level because the admins will be capable of figuring out the issues and also realizing the cause behind them.
The BlueStripe team expresses, “We have worked with Microsoft for years – they’ve been a great customer, a technology supporter, and IT management partner.”
The move that has happened yesterday is the part of a series moves for Microsoft which have been executed by the company in the recent times to help the enterprises manage and also run their hybrid clouds. The general manager for enterprise cloud at the company expressed that the tech giant has been dedicated to provide efficient hybrid cloud solutions to many companies and also enhancing the customer service. Furthermore it is safe to say that such acquisitions happen so there can be a major focus on what is important – delivering the business value rapidly in order to drive innovation.