Will It Be Right To Guess…Microsoft Would Acquire Adobe
When we see the interest of Microsoft to tie-up with Adobe, with the joint announcements in September 2017 about an expanded partnership for the default chat-based workspace in Office 365, is now the preferred collaboration service for Adobe Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud.
The popular product of Adobe that is Creative cloud, which gives the world’s best apps and services for video, design, photography and the web. It’s easy to get started with built-in tutorials and templates. It is for the both beginner or a pro, one has everything they need to go from dreaming to doing, wherever one has inspired. Adobe creative cloud would be a awesome complement to Office 365.
With this Adobe will make Microsoft Azure its preferred cloud platform for Adobe Sign. And Adobe Sign, the e-signature service in Adobe Document Cloud, is now Microsoft’s preferred e-signature solution. If it is so then it will be of a win-win case, Microsoft needs a sound customer experience game. Adobe could benefit from a CRM play.
Together can develop integrated cloud services with best-in-class solutions like Adobe Sign and Office 365 that help businesses digitally transform while delivering great experiences to their customers.
Another reason of this type if technology collaboration is the promising growth seen by the ecommerce business across the globe, which is primarily driven by machine learning and digital applications, then an acquisition of Adobe could play a significant role in Microsoft’s long-term strategy to be the largest provider of enterprise and technological solutions.
Microsoft-Adobe merger may be seems significant Adobe has a $21-billion-dollar market cap with bringing in like $4B in revenue per year, has like $2-3B in cash, the acquisition would have to be one of the biggest in tech history since, the market cap for Microsoft is $919.36 billion, and the market cap for Adobe is $130.21 billion. That’s a big bite for Microsoft and easily its largest acquisition in the planet.The old college buddies Satya Nadella, Microsoft and Shantanu Narayen, Adobe on stage at tech conferences just a sign of a continuing partnership along with Bill McDermott CEO, SAP, at Microsoft Ignite 2018.
Microsoft attended the Adobe Summit in March to address 17,000 marketers and tout its partnership with Adobe. Particularly, Microsoft and Adobe pushed an extension of the Open Data Initiative (ODI) partnership with SAP and their investment in Account-Based Experiences (ABX) with LinkedIn.
Finally, Adobe’s creative arm “will help Microsoft get closer to closing the circle.