It’s not yet clear how Microsoft plans to integrate with the Acompli team and product, but the company hints that it will “build on the app’s success and bring it together with work currently in progress by the Outlook team.” Outlook is the key word in that jargony statement.
Later, Acompli chief executive Javier Soltero promised users in a blog post that their “app and accounts will continue to work and the team will continue on our fast pace of improving and adding new functionality every couple of weeks.” So don’t expect the service to be shuttered … at least not anytime soon.
“Our goal is to deliver fantastic cross-platform apps that support the variety of email services people use today and help them accomplish more,” Microsoft says. More, from Microsoft:
This acquisition brings us an app with innovative technology and a set of talented people who are passionate about reinventing email and communications on mobile screens. It will expedite our work to deliver the full power of Office to mobile devices. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months. You can also read a blog post by Acompli CEO Javier Soltero here.