Microsoft Corp. apparently is trying to bolster its cloud security offerings -- including an emphasis on SaaS data security. Toward that end, Microsoft plans to buy Adallom for $320 million, according to unconfirmed reports.

Adallom's cloud basically applies a security platform to third-party SaaS applications -- including Office 365, Google Apps, Salesforce.com and more. An API approach, Adallom claims, allows the company to support any user on any device on any network -- without breaking or hurting the SaaS application along the way.

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