Microsoft buys ADRM Software to improve data model for Azure

Claudiu Andone
by Claudiu Andone
Windows & Software Expert
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  • Microsoft announced the acquisition of ADRM Software, a large-scale industry data model provider.
  • The company wants to use the models from ADRM and combine them with storage capabilities and computing from Microsoft Azure, to get an intelligent data lake.
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Microsoft announced the acquisition of ADRM Software, a large-scale industry data model provider.

According to Redmont’s giant, ADRM’s data models are used by large companies worldwide for business-critical analytics or, as information blueprints.

Data and AI, the engine for development

Actually, the large-scale data models, based on big data, are used by a lot of organizations from finance to communication to better predict, or, why not, influence and turn the tide in their or their clients’ favor.

Data and AI are the foundation of modern technological innovation, yet businesses today struggle to unlock the full value data has to offer as fragmented data estates hinder digital transformation.

Without a comprehensive and integrated view of their data, companies are at a competitive disadvantage, which hinders digital adoption and data-driven innovation.

According to Microsoft, most businesses are currently struggling to get access to a comprehensive view of their data in order to leverage its full potential.

What are Microsoft’s plans with ADRM Software?

ADRM data model

As they mainly state in the press release, they want to use the models from ADRM and combine them with storage capabilities and computing from Microsoft Azure, to get an intelligent data lake.

Together with Microsoft Azure, these capabilities will be delivered at scale, enabling our customers to accelerate digital progress, and reduce risk in a variety of major initiatives.

Last time we looked at Azure, Microsoft was building a supercomputer in it. Giving it more power may give you the chills, right?

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