NewsGator to acquire Ottawa's Tomoye

Posted by Rob Lewis

Denver's NewsGator announced today that it is acquiring Ottawa's Tomoye creating a single source for intranet, extranet and Internet social computing solutions built on Microsoft technologies.

According to NewsGator's press release, the combined entity will deliver Enterprise 2.0’s most comprehensive product solution, the largest and most experienced R&D team, and the deepest integration with Microsoft SharePoint.

NewsGator now has more than 2.1 Million paid enterprise social computing users overall, more than any other social computing vendor. NewsGator also has the largest implementations in private-sector enterprise social computing. Via Tomoye, NewsGator adds the largest market share in Government 2.0, supporting many substantial installations, including the single largest government social computing community, the United States Army with 150,000 users.

The terms of today's deal were not disclosed.

Company:
NewsGator
Website:
http://www.newsgator.com
Location:
Denver-Boulder, Colorado, United States

NewsGator helps individuals and businesses improve the way they find information and communicate internally and externally. We offer a wide range of RSS aggregation products and social media tools. NewsGator Enterprise Server helps organizations take news and updates from the Web, the blogosphere, premium content providers and internal applications and systems and automatically deliver it to places where their... more

Company:
Tomoye
Website:
http://www.tomoye.com
Location:
Gatineau, Québec, Canada

Tomoye has brought collaboration communities to the enterprise for nearly a decade. Tomoye communities support cross enterprise collaboration, expert location and informal learning in the enterprise, and help create strong links between the enterprise and its stakeholders including partners and clients. Our technology and our proven process approach make Tomoye the best choice for any enterprise community and... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more




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