Microsoft acquires AVIcode Inc. to extend application management to the cloud

Today, Microsoft announced the acquisition of AVICode, Inc., a market leader in application performance monitoring and diagnostics of .NET applications and services. AVIcode will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsoft and the technology acquired will be rolled into the System Center family of products over time. As more customers move to cloud-based services, they face… Read more

Microsoft acquires Opalis Software

Today Microsoft announced its acquisition of Opalis Software, a Toronto-based leader in IT process automation software used by customers like Chicos, Dow Chemical, Xerox and Kawasaki.   This acquisition brings together Opalis’ datacenter automation expertise with the integrated physical and virtual datacenter management capabilities of Microsoft System Center. As part of the acquisition, Opalis software… Read more

Microsoft to Acquire DATAllegro

Microsoft announced today at its Financial Analyst Meeting that it intends to acquire DATAllegro, a leading provider of data warehouse appliances. This acquisition will extend the capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server in the enterprise and make it even easier and more cost effective for customers of all sizes to manage and glean insight from the… Read more