Microsoft Buys BlueTalon

MicrosoftMicrosoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), acquired BlueTalon, a Redwood City, CA-based provider of Unified Data Access Control solutions for modern data platforms.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition will enhance Microsoft’s ability to empower enterprises across industries to digitally transform while ensuring right use of data with centralized data governance at scale through Azure.

Following the deal, the technology and team of BlueTalon are now focused on building deep data privacy and governance solutions as part of Microsoft’s Azure Data Governance group.

Co-founded by Pratik Verma and Rakesh Verma, and led by Eric Tilenius, Chief Executive Officer, BlueTalon provides a solution for data access management and auditing across the diverse systems resident in modern data estates (NoSQL, RDBMs, Data Lakes & Big Data, SaaS apps, etc.) spanning on-premises and cloud environments capable of processing data of all shapes and sizes.
The company’s tools keep enterprises in control of their data by allowing them to give users access to the data they need, not a byte more.
BlueTalon works with Fortune 100 companies.



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