(Photo: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)

(Photo: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)

By Eytan Halon - February 20, 2019

Google intends to acquire Israeli data migration start-up Alooma, the companies announced late on Tuesday, in a deal said to be worth $150 million.

Google said that acquiring the company would be critical for building additional data migration capabilities as it seeks to capture a greater share of the cloud market, which is currently dominated by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

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