Microsoft to acquire Affirmed Networks to bolster 5G-related cloud offerings

GeekWire | Mar 26, 2020 at 4:13 PM
  • Microsoft said today that it will acquire Affirmed Networks, a Boston-area startup that sells virtualized network software to mobile operators.
  • The startup employs more than 500 people and had raised more than $150 million, including a $38 million round in February 2019.
  • The acquisition builds on Microsoft’s existing cloud-related work to help telecom companies with their 5G deployments.