Friday, August 31, 2007

Collaboration and Content Strategies Blog: Parlano Acquisition Bolsters Microsoft's UC & Social Networking Efforts

 Mike Gotta's take on the Microsoft/Parlano deal; see the full post for details

The announced acquisition of Parlano is a strategic move by Microsoft. The addition of persistent group chat to the Office Communications Server (OCS) platform is a clearly reinforces Microsoft's Unified Communications strategy (which is somewhat obvious) but it also sets the groundwork for integration with Office SharePoint Server in ways that augment what Microsoft is doing in the area of social networking.

Collaboration and Content Strategies Blog: Parlano Acquisition Bolsters Microsoft's UC & Social Networking Efforts

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