Microsoft acquires Adallom, Cloud-Security Firm

Microsoft announced that it has acquired Adallom, an innovator in cloud security and a leader in helping customers protect their critical assets across cloud applications.

Adallom founded in the year 2012 by Assaf Rappaport, Ami Luttwak and Roy Reznik. They have created a cloud application security platform which works for any user on any device on any network.


This is Microsoft’s fourth acquisition since the start of 2015. Prior to this, they acquired Wunderlist (to-do list app), FantasySalesTeam and VoloMetrix.

Takeshi Numoto – Corporate Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise Marketing, Microsoft said, “This acquisition is the latest example of Microsoft’s commitment to delivering innovative identity and security capabilities to our customers, across both on-premises and multiple clouds.”

As per Microsoft, Adallom works with popular cloud applications including Salesforce, Box, Dropbox, ServiceNow, Ariba, and Office 365. As a cloud-delivered, security-as-a-service solution, Adallom will complement existing offerings that Microsoft makes available today as part of Office 365 and the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), including recent Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics release.

Company has not confirmed the deal price. But as per wsj, the expected price of the all-cash deal is about $320 million.

Some of Adallom’s customers include SAP, HP, Gett, Linkedin, NETFLIX, Outbrain and Orange.

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