Microsoft Acquiring Cloudyn

Microsoft has agreed to acquire Cloudyn, a cloud innovation company that helps enterprises and service providers optimize their investments in cloud service. Cloudyn provides enterprise customers tools to identify, measure and analyze consumption, enable accountability and forecast future cloud spending.

According the announcement via a blog post by Jeremy Winter, Director of Program Management, Azure Security and Operations Management:

“This acquisition fits squarely into our commitment to empower customers with the tools they need to govern their cloud adoption and realize the strategic benefits of a global, trusted, intelligent cloud.”

“As a Microsoft partner, Cloudyn has supported cost management for Microsoft Azure and other public clouds, helping customers continuously improve their cloud efficiency. Cloudyn customers have been able to optimize their cloud services usage and costs through automated monitoring, analytics and cost allocation.”

“We’re excited to bring the Cloudyn team and their technology to Microsoft. I look forward to seeing the impact their contributions will have on continuing to help our customers and partners accelerate their digital transformation with Azure.”