Reported acquisition of big data analytics firm Acunu highlights Apple's push to improve cloud services
News of Acunu's acquisition comes on the heels of yesterday's announcement that Apple acquired database software company FoundationDB, a move aimed at improving server-side technologies for Apple's digital content distribution services such as the App Store and iTunes.
Acunu's database technology was likely retooled to provide analytics for services such as iCloud, with Bloomberg stating:
With an iTunes Radio revamp planned for later this year along with the launch of a new 25-channel TV streaming service, it is no wonder that Apple is focusing on improving the back-end architecture for its cloud-based services.
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