Microsoft Acquires Blue Talon for Data Access, Control, and Security
In the recent year, speedily changing data landscape, data privacy, and governance service startups have grown rapidly. The development is offering opportunities to enterprises for a digital transformation. Well, Microsoft is one of the valuable companies in the world, which is also a software giant. The company has acquired Blue Talon; a startup focused on data access and security. It is the fourth company famous for simplifying the task for the enterprise. By using the Azure cloud platform, Blue Talon has developed a data platform, which provides centralized data management. Blue Talon also provides data governance and compliance solutions. The software offers authority to employees, for controlling and accessing internal records. The rapid development has authorized data experts, including data scientists, and data engineers. At the same time, it has a hugely increased size of data lands which assist in the management and governance of data.
Nowadays, maintaining the privacy of data is a primary concern; the introduction and advancement of privacy laws worldwide have also revealed the same. As technology has become more affordable in our lives and work, there is a need for access control solutions for data. Blue Talon is a company which offers Unified Data Access Control solutions. It works with top Fortune 100 companies to eliminate openings in data safety and increase visibility and control of information. The company also offers a customer-proven, data-centric solution.
According to the BlueTalon CEO Eric Tilenius, the talent and IP obtained through BlueTalon will bring unique skill at the top of big data and security. The acquisition will enhance the ability to allow enterprises by offering high-quality data management and compliance results. It will also assure the transformation of data digitally along with its precise use via Azure and central data governance at scale. Recently, Blue Talon has raised about US$27.4 million in funding. Even more, the company will become part of the Azure Data Governance group. According to reports, the deal values around $200 million. Notably, BlueTalon has partnered with big data and cloud computing companies such as Hadoop and DataStax.