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Google scoops up another cloud company, Elastifile, for undisclosed sum

Jon Swartz

Alphabet Inc.'s Google division continued its cloud-computing shopping spree on Tuesday, snapping up Elastifile for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition comes on the heels of a $2.6 billion purchase of big-data startup Looker last month. The moves are part of an aggressive strategy to build market share under Thomas Kurian, the former Oracle Corp. executive who now heads Google Cloud.