SWC’s Ric Opal weighs in on Microsoft’s Acquisition of DataSense

February 4, 2019   //   News

On Monday, Microsoft announced its new acquisition of DataSense, a platform that collects and manages data within the education industry. DataSense allows for an improved collection and control of education data. Microsoft says this is another effort to help educational institutions to have a smoother transition to the cloud.

 Microsoft is doubling down on investments that both solve the problems faced by educational institutions and further extend Microsoft platforms within schools filled with new generations of potential users

-Ric Opal, Vice President at SWC Technology Partners, a BDO USA LLP company

They’re solving a problem that exists that’s important, but they’re also setting up all the foundational elements such that they will win the hearts and minds of future buyers and users of tech

-Ric Opal, Vice President at SWC Technology Partners, a BDO USA LLP company

All of these offerings now under Microsoft’s umbrella follow students through their academic journeys and up through their careers

-Ric Opal, Vice President at SWC Technology Partners, a BDO USA LLP company

To view the full article from CRN, visit Microsoft Acquires Education Data Management Platform DataSense.