Software application development company Aditi Technologies announced the acquisition of cloud computing company Cumulux on November 21. The acquisition is intended to enable Aditi Technologies to promote the adoption of the Microsoft Azure platform in collaboration with Microsoft Corporation. Aditi plans to invest $5 million in the Azure Acceleration Lab, a rapid application development environment that facilitates adoption of Microsoft Azure. The acquisition is poised to drive Aditi’s transformation from a top Microsoft National System Integrator Partner for “enterprise social, big data, mobile and digital marketing” to one of the leaders in Microsoft Azure adoption. Bangalore-based Aditi acquired the Seattle start-up Cumulux, the 2010 Microsoft Partner of the Year, for an undisclosed sum.