Telligent, which offers company- or community-focused social network platforms, gets Zimbra IP, customers, partners and core team.
Just two years after acquiring WaveMaker for its enterprise Java expertise, VMware is selling those assets to Pramati.
A few months ago, VMware said it was going to sell off SlideRocket — well now it’s found a home, right in San Francisco, with ClearSlide.
Hybrid cloud, software-defined data center, and end-user computing are all in. Other VMware efforts will be out in the upcoming year as the company seeks to regain focus.
ClearSlide aims to rescues sales from thumb drives, massive attachments and clunky web conferencing solutions, offering a streamlined way to share content. Their approach appears to be working, with the company announcing new customers and revenue growth of 400 percent in the last year today.
This week’s announcement of VMware’s Horizon App Manager is the latest addition to the company’s increasingly rich portfolio, but the company is not alone in wanting to strengthen its market position by expanding far beyond its original offering. Where, then, does that leave the competition?
Last week’s Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) server outage aside, managing data on the cloud is still likely to be a hot area this year, so it’s safe to…
VMware said Tuesday it purchased SlideRocket, an online presentation provider, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition fits in with VMware’s acquisition of the Zimbra messaging platform in January 2010 and pits VMware against Microsoft, Cisco, Google and other folks in the collaboration space.
There are thousands of startups trying to offer collaboration software but four of them onstage today at our Net:Work event explained how virality, openness with other applications through an API, and simplicity will help startups succeed against their enterprise rivals, especially those like Microsoft SharePoint.
The web-based presentation application SlideRocket has enhanced its tools for interactivity and collaboration. Users can now incorporate interactive elements — like real-time Twitter streams, widgets, commenting tools, polls and audio narration — into their presentations, in addition to traditional graphics and text.