Elastic extends its strategic partnership with Microsoft

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New multi-year agreement helps enterprises more easily find, observe and protect their applications, data and infrastructure with Elastic Cloud on Microsoft Azure

  • Increase joint investments in technology integrations and go-to-market and co-sell activities

  • Expanding Elastic Cloud’s global reach with new Azure regions in Americas, Asia, and Africa

  • Simplify cloud operations for joint customers with consolidated account management and billing through Azure Marketplace

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) (“Elastic”) today announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Microsoft to accelerate the adoption of cloud search solutions.

The companies intend to continue to develop deeper native integrations between Elastic and Microsoft Azure. In addition, the companies are committed to expanding their marketing and co-selling activities, which include customer events, demand generation, sales enablement and enhanced web presence on the Azure Marketplace.

Through this partnership, Elastic and Microsoft aim to help organizations more easily find, observe, and protect their applications, data, and infrastructure with Elastic Cloud on Azure.

Grow from a solid base

Since the beginning of their strategic alliance, Elastic and Microsoft have prioritized native integrations that extend Elastic solutions to Azure services and support customer initiatives at the enterprise level.

Through this partnership, joint customers can:

  • Collect logs from any Azure service supported by Azure resources with Elastic’s native Azure portal integration.

  • Deploy and manage Elastic Cloud on Azure like any other Azure resource using Azure’s official SDKs, CLIs, PowerShells, and REST APIs.

  • Monitor the health and performance of Azure environments by collecting and visualizing logs, metrics, and traces with Elastic observabilityincluding over 20 agent-based integrations for services such as Azure Event Hub, Azure Monitor, Azure Spring Cloud, Azure Virtual Machines, and Azure Storage.

  • Protect Azure environments with a fast, scalable, and centralized platform for security information and event management (SIEM), threat hunting, and security response capabilities with Elastic security.

  • Add powerful search and visualization capabilities to Azure applications, e-commerce websites and search.

  • Enable knowledge workers to search corporate data in Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, and more. job search.

Extend the global reach of Elastic Cloud on Azure

Elastic and Microsoft plan to continue to expand the global reach of Elastic Cloud on Azure, building on the recent launch of four new Azure regions—Brazil, Canada, India and South Africa. These additions bring Elastic Cloud to a total of 16 Azure regions.

Azure customers also benefit from portal integration that makes it faster and easier to provision Elastic in any Azure region, streamline data ingestion, and consolidate billing through Azure Marketplace.

For more information, visit the Elastic on the Azure page on elastic.co or read it Blog.

Supporting quotes:

  • “Microsoft and Elastic continue to forge a strong partnership and accelerate our collaboration on behalf of mutual customers,” said Ash Kulkarni, CEO, Elastic. “This new agreement expands our integrations and makes it even easier for customers to realize the operational benefits of observing and securing their applications, data, and infrastructure with Elastic Cloud on Microsoft Azure.

  • “Search is not only a foundational element to creating next-generation customer experiences, but a key technology for addressing the observability and security needs of enterprises,” said Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Microsoft. “Through our strategic partnership, the complementary technologies of Elastic and Microsoft Azure will help shorten the path to relevant data insights so customers can quickly find what they’re looking for, visualize results, and take action to improve business results.”

About Elastic:

Elastic is a free and open legacy research company. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on a technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From document research to infrastructure monitoring to threat hunting, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations around the world, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the world and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ESTC. Learn more about elastic.co.

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