Microsoft announced that it has acquired Toronto’s Datazen Software. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the entire team “will continue to develop and evolve the product,” said Miljan Braticevic, CEO and Founder of Datazen, on the company’s website.
Datazen is a mobile-first company that offers business intelligence, data visualization and KPIs on mobile platforms — such as Windows, iOS and Android — to help companies capitalize on their data opportunities. Microsoft’s stated that its intention for acquiring Datazen was the acceleration of its strategy to help customers “create a data culture with easy-to-use, accessible tools to extract maximum value from data – from anywhere, on the device of one’s choosing.”
Braticevic added that Datazen’s “entire product team is thrilled to join Microsoft and help empower millions of people through mobile data analytics… We have an exciting roadmap and are really looking forward to bringing new features to market. We’ll share more information on how these products will be integrated into Microsoft’s offerings at a later date.”