Salesforce to acquire machine learning data centre management startup Coolan

Cloud CRM giant Salesforce is to acquire data centre management and analytics startup Coolan, in a purchase revealed by its co-founder Amir Michael, who has previously worked at Google and Facebook. During his time at Facebook Michael led the development of the Open Compute Framework, and then took this expertise to Coolan. The company specialises in helping organisations accurately measure and manage their infrastructure, providing insight into performance and predicting expected failures and downtime. “Powered by machine learning, our platform analyses the collective event data from our customer base, and we present data-driven insights on use rates, outages and performance trends to improve the efficiency of your current IT deployment and lower operating expenditures,” the firm’s website states. This no doubt appeared attractive to Salesforce as the company continues to…


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