Google acquires Bebop Technologies (cloud application development)

Companies in Relationship

Bebop Technologies, Google

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 11/15

Consideration: not disclosed

Google acquires Bebop Technologies, a stealth company developing a platform for building and maintaining enterprise applications in the cloud. Diane Greene, the companies co-founder, was appointed head of Google's cloud business. Greene is the former CEO of VMware, which was sold to EMC in 2003 for $635 million.

Strategic Implications

The move signals a step in Google's attempt to become a major player in enterprise cloud computing.

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