Cloud computing startup Cumulux acquired by Aditi Technologies
Bangalore,India:November 21, 2011 : Aditi Technologies today announced its acquisition of Cumulux, the 2010 Microsoft Cloud Partner of the Year, founded in 2008 by former Microsoft employees Paddy Srinivasan. Aditi is one of the top Microsoft National System Integrator Partner’s focused on enterprise social, big data, mobile and digital marketing. With this acquisition, Aditi is positioned to be a leader in cloud services and will drive the transformation of applications and workloads to the cloud.Speaking on the acquisition, Paddy Srinivasan, CEO at Cumulux says, “Aditi and Cumulux complement each other. The synergy of global scale and strong Microsoft DNA make us one of the top Azure service providers in the market. Aditi gives us and our customers deep competency and scale in leveraging Azure to build large scale complex solutions. I am incredibly excited and look forward to replicate and amplify Cumulux’s proposition at a global scale with Aditi.” Paddy has joined Aditi’s cloud advisory board and will continue to drive and build the Azure business for Aditi.
“Cumulux and Aditi have demonstrated credibility and excellence in building solutions on Windows Azure for Microsoft’s ISV and enterprise customers,” said Jenni Flinders, Vice President for the US Partner Group at Microsoft. “Cumulux is a valuable partner for Windows Azure in the ecosystem and having them combine with the scale and depth of Aditi will give our customers a tremendous opportunity.”
“Aditi is betting its business on the cloud. We are excited to join forces with Cumulux. This partnership makes us the leader in Azure based transformation.” said Pradeep Rathinam, CEO of Aditi Technologies. “We believe that the adoption of cloud will be key competitive advantage for our customers and we are committed to helping them strategically leverage Azure. To accelerate the adoption, we are investing 5M USD in Azure Acceleration Lab – an Azure based rapid application development offering. “
Aditi will leverage its deep Microsoft alignment aggressively to roll out the cloud services proposition to the ISV and enterprise markets in US, UK and India. The team has already helped over 50 ISV and e-commerce customers adopt and deploy Azure through the Azure Acceleration Lab. Kicking off a global launch, Aditi and Cumulux will:
- Build out an Azure delta force of architects and MVPs to drive Azure adoption in close collaboration with Microsoft across US, UK and India.
- Hire and train 130+ cloud developers to create a cloud services platform to deliver IP led innovations for customers as they migrate their applications to the Cloud.
To view joint announcement with Microsoft, watch the video.