Google Buys Cloud Platform Company Orbitera


Google announced it has acquired Orbitera. The company provides a commerce platform that makes buying and selling software in the cloud simple, seamless and scalable for all kinds of businesses, including independent software vendors, service providers and IT channel organizations.

Reports say that Google paid over $100 million for the company, which is based in West Hollywood, CA.

“When we first started Orbitera, our mission was to enable frictionless sales of cloud-based enterprise software and services,” CEO Marcin Kurc said in a statement. “Becoming part of the Google Cloud Platform team allows us to continue and accelerate toward this goal.

The Google Cloud Platform team shares our vision for seamless purchase and deployment of IT services across heterogeneous cloud infrastructure. It quickly became clear to us that becoming a part of Google would lead to the best possible outcome for our customers. We will continue to deliver the products and services our customers rely on with the added scale that Google provides.”


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