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Microsoft acquires The Marsden Group, gaining industry technology

by Jason Gumpert

Microsoft announced it has acquired The Marsden Group. The move boosts Microsoft's position in specialized industry technology in sectors including energy, manufacturing, and other industrial production.

The move is part of Microsoft's bet on rapid digital investment in industrial sectors, wrote Omar Abbosh, Microsoft corporate vice president for cross-industry solutions.

"The newer opportunity in infrastructure, manufacturing and resources is enormous," Abbosh wrote. Microsoft expects The Marsden Group's role as a trusted technology solution provider in a range of industries will strengthen the company's position for accelerating adoption of cloud, edge, and AI products.

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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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