The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
In a post, Rajesh Jha – Corporate Vice President, Outlook and Office 365, explained that Microsoft aims to create more meaningful, beautiful experiences in mobile email and calendaring across all platforms. He said: “We are making this acquisition because we believe a reinvention in the way people use calendars on mobile devices is long overdue. Our goal is to better help people manage and make the most of their time in a mobile-first, cloud-first world.”
After the acquisition, Sunrise will remain free and available for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android and Desktop.
The company will hire designers & engineers to continue to build the product.