Microsoft Buys Interactive Supercomputing

9/22/09

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) confirmed yesterday on its Windows Server Division Weblog that the company has purchased the technology assets of Interactive Supercomuting (ISC), a Waltham, MA, developer of parallel computing software. Financial details of the acquisition weren’t revealed.

The Microsoft blog says that ISC’s CEO, Bill Blake, and his firm’s technical experts are moving into the company’s New England Research & Development Center in Cambridge, MA. Xconomy last reported on the activities of ISC when the firm raised a second round of financing from Ascent Venture Partners, Fletcher Spaght Ventures, Flagship Ventures, Rock Maple Ventures, and Common Angels in October 2007. The firm had raised a total of $18 million from investors.

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