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Microsoft's Park, in his blog, seemed to anticipate potential questions related to possible competition with his company's storage partners from the acquisition of StorSimple.
"There are a number of robust storage options already available that integrate with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure and we will continue to work with our broad ecosystem of partners to deliver a variety of innovative storage solutions -- both on-premises and cloud integrated. By working together Microsoft and StorSimple can help you with the storage challenges you face today and continue to provide platforms and technologies on which our partners can innovate and extend," he wrote.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Microsoft and StorSimple spokespeople were not available to provide more information on the acquisition by press time.