Microsoft acquires BlueStrip to help clients to monitor and manage applications
Microsoft is continuously acquiring the potential startups to help fill out its different services. Today Microsoft has announced that the company has completed the acquisition of BlueStripe Software, a leading provider of the application management technology. BlueStrip’s technology help to monitor, and troubleshoot the distributed applications across the composite operating systems, multiple data center and cloud platforms. Customers are using BlueStrip to extend the value of the Microsoft System center by adding the application-ware infrastructure performance monitoring.
BlueStripe is founded in 2007 and based in Morrisville, North Carolina and its main product is FactFinder, which is a tool for managing the business applications. On the acquisition of BlueStrip, Microsoft has said that,
BlueStripe’s enterprise-class solution facilitates the IT professionals to move from monitoring IT at the infrastructure level to gaining visibility into applications at the transaction level. The technology discovers and maps applications and dependencies, pinpoints problems for faster resolution, and helps maintain SLAs across complex underlying infrastructure. By mapping the structure of distributed applications, BlueStripe also helps in the process of updating applications to more modern platforms and migrating to the cloud.
Microsoft also said that the company has welcomed the employees of BlueStrip to the Microsoft family and they will be working on making BlueStrip’s solution an integral part of the Microsoft’s management products and services such as System Center and Operations Management Suite. Microsoft is going to discontinue selling the BlueStripe products in near team while the company is going to work on these updates. Though it is discontinuing the sales, it is going to continue the support for the existing BlueStripe clients during this time.