Microsoft today announced the acquisition of Movere, a startup focusing on cloud migration. Microsoft’s aim is to provide a great experience for migrating existing applications and infrastructure to Azure. Microsoft believes that Movere’s deep expertise will help them in realizing their aim.
“Movere’s innovative discovery and assessment capabilities will complement Azure Migrate and our integrated partner solutions, making migration an easier process for our customers. We believe that successful cloud migrations enable business transformation, and this acquisition underscores our investments to make that happen,” said Jeremy Winter, Partner Director, Azure Management at Microsoft.
Movere CEO Kristin Ireland wrote the following in his blog post announcing the acquisition,
We passionately believe the cloud journey is what opens the door to market disrupting ideas and opportunities; to be part of that journey with customers and partners is a privilege. So, thank you to our partners and customers for allowing us to be part of that journey thus far; we are so excited to continue to be faster and better for you as part of the Microsoft Azure team.
The acquisition by Microsoft is not just a marriage of a best-in-class and trusted cloud platform with a powerful data and insights platform; it is also the merge of passions of two companies looking to move mountains for customers through a deep partner ecosystem, with the ultimate goal of enabling your business transformation delivered at the speed of light.