Google Acquires Cloud Migration Platform Alooma


Search engine giant Google has confirmed the acquisition of Redwood City, California-based cloud migration firm Alooma, a platform which helps businesses migrate their data from multiple sources to one warehouse. The financing terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed by both the involved parties.

Started by Rami Amar, Yair Weinberger and Yoni Broyde in 2013, the company allows the integration of any data source like databases, applications, and an API. Since its inception, the firm has raised $15 million in investment from the backers that include Vintage Investment Partners, Sequoia Capital Israel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Ariel Maislos.

AloomaAmit Ganesh the VP of Google along with Google Cloud Platform director of product management Dominic Preuss in a statement said, “Here at Google Cloud, we’re committed to helping enterprise customers easily and securely migrate their data to our platform. The addition of Alooma, subject to closing conditions, is a natural fit that allows us to offer customers a streamlined, automated migration experience to Google Cloud, and give them access to our full range of database services, from managed open source database offerings to solutions like Cloud Spanner and Cloud Bigtable.”

“From the very beginning we've been humbled to serve thousands of customers and partners, and grateful for the trust they've placed in us. We believe that as part of Google Cloud - bringing together the best-in-class data migration and integration services - we can make our customers and partners even more data-driven and successful," cofounders CEO Yoni Broyde and CTO Yair Weinberger wrote in a statement.

“Joining Google Cloud will bring us one step closer to delivering a full self-service database migration experience bolstered by the power of their cloud technology, including analytics, security, AI, and machine learning," the duo added.


Image Courtesy : Alooma, CRN Australia

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