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Microsoft Fixes Cloud Computing Security Startup Procurement Deal

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Microsoft has recently confirmed its procurement of Israel-based cyber-security startup focusing in defending programs and content in the cloud.

No real value-proposition has been revealed on the acquisition, but sources asserted the deal cost $250 million.

The deal comes amid of Microsoft shares sheer intends to encompass its cloud computing vicinity.

Adallom helps customers “protect critical assets across cloud applications,” Microsoft vice president Takeshi Numoto said in a blog post announcing the acquisition.

“With more frequent and advanced cyber-security attacks continuing to make headlines, customer concerns around security remain top of mind. These concerns pose real challenges for IT, who are charged with protecting company data in this rapidly evolving mobile-first, cloud-first world.”

Adallom suits the cloud-based applications such as Salesforce, Dropbox and Microsoft’s own Office 365.

The three-year-old startup’s technology will be used in other Microsoft offerings as well, such as its Enterprise Mobility Suite and Advanced Threat Analytics.

The Dell partnership kicked off a “Surface Enterprise Initiative,” and Microsoft is out to build on the popularity of its business software to make Surface the preferred tablet for businesses.

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