Dell is beefing up its cloud strategy by acquiring Boomi.
Boomi is a Pennsylvania-based company whose platform connects cloud-based applications with those that are "on-premise"--or not in the cloud. Its technology is described as "integrating applications by allowing easy transfer of data between cloud-based and on-premise applications with no appliances, no software, and no coding required."
CEO Michael Dell telegraphed the move this morning when he told an audience in Hong Kong that his company would be making a cloud-based acquisition. So far it doesn't appear he'll have to fight off other suitors … Read more