Google Cloud to Acquire Data Management Company Alooma
Tel Aviv-based Alooma offers a platform that lets companies stream and migrate their organizational data from multiple locations and sources into one single location
Google Cloud has signed an agreement to acquire Tel Aviv-based data management and migration company Alooma Inc., the companies announced Tuesday. The companies did not provide financial details regarding the deal, which is still subject to customary closing conditions.
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Alooma co-founder Yoni Broyde. Photo: Orel Cohen
The deal is "the evolution” of a “long-standing partnership” between Google Cloud and the Israeli startup, Alooma co-founders Yair Weinberger and Yoni Broyde wrote in a blog post Tuesday.
The acquisition will enable Google to build its cloud migration capabilities, and grow Google Cloud's footprint in Israel, Google Cloud said in a statement.
In May 2018, Google Cloud acquired Israeli cloud migration company Velostrata Inc.