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Google Announces Intent to Acquire Alooma to Simplify Cloud Migration

Leading companies across every industry and around the world are moving to the cloud to be more agile, secure and scalable. As organizations modernize their infrastructure to digitally transform themselves, migrating mission critical systems and the data that powers their business success can be daunting. No matter where your data is stored—on premises, in our cloud, or multiple clouds—we want to make that information accessible, valuable, and actionable.

That’s why today we’re announcing our intent to acquire Alooma, a leader in data migration. Alooma helps enterprise companies streamline database migration in the cloud with an innovative data pipeline tool that enables them to move their data from multiple sources to a single data warehouse.

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. This simplified migration path also opens the door for customers to take advantage of all the technologies we have to offer, including analytics, security, AI and machine learning.  

One of the things we’re most excited about with Alooma is the deep expertise for both enterprise and open source databases that their team brings to Google Cloud, which will be critical in helping us build out additional migration capabilities within Google Cloud Platform. We’re also looking forward to adding to our growing Google Cloud footprint in Israel, which includes the Velostrata team we added last summer.


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Alooma Signs an Agreement to Join the Google Cloud Family

To our valued customers and partners,

Data is the lifeblood of business and has only become more important as the volume of information the world produces grows. We’ve spent the last five years pioneering a seamless system for bringing all that information together quickly, efficiently, and effortlessly for businesses of all shapes and sizes. And today, we are thrilled to share that Alooma has entered into an agreement to join Google Cloud to further this effort, subject to customary closing conditions.

This acquisition is the evolution of our long-standing partnership with Google Cloud. It follows several native integrations, over the years, from Google Ads and Analytics to Cloud Spanner and BigQuery.

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.

The journey is not over. Alooma has always aimed to provide the simplest and most efficient path toward standardizing enterprise data from every source and transforming it into actionable intelligence. 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.

We're proud of the service we've provided you so far, and look forward to continuing to serve you as part of our next chapter with Google Cloud. For more on this news, you can read this post from Google Cloud’s Amit Ganesh and Dominic Preuss.

Best,
Yoni & Yair
Co-founders of Alooma
 

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