October 16, 2012 – Microsoft Corp. announced it has reached a definitive agreement to buy cloud storage integration vendor StorSimple.

Microsoft noted that it would add StorSimple’s cloud-integrated storage offerings to its cloud operating system “vision” to increase fluid connections between on-site storage and cloud environments. In a release and accompanying video on the proposed deal, Microsoft Server and Tools Division VP Michael Park stated that Microsoft is particularly interested in StorSimple’s capabilities for integration with hybrid environments.

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