Udaipur based start-up Cerebrata acquired by Red Gate


Udaipur based start-up Cerebrata acquired by Red Gate

In a first of its kind for Udaipur, a locally incorporated web tools development company Cerebrata has announced its acquisition by Red Gate Software today.

 
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In a first of its kind for Udaipur, a locally incorporated web tools development company Cerebrata has announced its acquisition by Red Gate Software today.

Udaipur based start-up Cerebrata acquired by Red GateCerebrata which has been primarily focusing on creating tools for developers working on Microsoft Windows Azure platform is one of its kinds in India. Whereas, Red Gate is a UK based company well known for providing tools for web developers and maintains several communities like SQL Server Central, etc.

Gaurav Mantri, founder of Cerebrata, announced the partnership between both companies on his blog.

He said “we used Red Gate’s.NET tools internally to build Cerebrata products and I have seen the resources they dedicate to creating the ultimate user experience.”

Gaurav said “Working with a similar user base, shared values, and complementary technical expertise, we can expand and enrich the Windows Azure market.”

Cerebrata, founded in 2008 out of Udaipur, has kept its focus on working with latest products and technologies; they are well known in the IT spectrum for developing tool for Windows Azure, Microsoft’s cloud platform.

According to James Smith, Head of the Development, Adactus, “As a user of both companies’ tools, I am excited about this combination of Cerebrata’s leading-edge products with Red Gate’s proven track record for delivering high-quality, easy-to-use tools”.

This is Red Gate’s second acquisition in less than a month, though the cost of possession is not revealed by either company. All the same, Red Gate and the Cerebrata team are excited about this transaction.

The announcement of this transaction was also on Red Gate’s website – “For a while we’ve wanted to extend our products line in order to support developers working with Windows Azure. This acquisition takes us towards that goal”.

While talking to UdaipurTimes.com, Gaurav Mantri said “We will continue to build products for them; there will be no major changes in our infrastructure or working model.”

When asked, is Cerebrata is going to move their operations to some other place, Gaurav said “No, we will continue working from Udaipur for at least 1 year.”

Cerebrata has team of 7 full time programmers, however the company has kept themselves low profile but delivered some of the outstanding and well known products for Windows Azure Platform.

Gaurav said “It was in 2010 when I read a book written by Neil Davidson co-founder of Red Gate; we came in touch through email and then we often shared our thoughts. I approached him last year and we finalized the deal in end of June 2011.”

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