Microsoft Acquires Lumenisity

Microsoft is expanding with new solutions in hollow core fiber (HCF) with the acquisition of Lumenisity Limited. The HCF capabilities will be integrated into the Microsoft cloud platforms. Lumenisity’s technologies offer greater fiber speeds, enhanced security, and longer distance deployments. Additional information on the acquisition and the Lumenisity HCF technologies can be found here. 

Why This Matters

  • With the investments in data centers and fiber cable today, Microsoft has become one of the largest hardware companies in the world. This acquisition will bring unique technology into the hardware and operations of Azure, Microsoft 365, and Dynamics 365 helping drive the next wave of innovation and transformation.
  • The HCF technologies Lumenisity has developed can help unlock new levels of performance, network speeds, and connections across the Microsoft Clouds. These will be critical in ongoing efforts to out-perform GCP and AWS