Friday, January 07, 2011

Salesforce.com Acquires Dimdim -- SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Sprinkling some Facebook magic pixie dust on SaaS CRM

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Dimdim for approximately $31 million in cash, net of cash acquired.

Founded in 2007, Dimdim has created critical real-time communication technologies such as presence, messaging and screen sharing. With the acquisition, salesforce.com gains Dimdim's real-time communication technologies, along with a team of world-class developers experienced in building cloud-based collaboration services. Salesforce.com will use the acquisition to bring new real-time communication capabilities to the Chatter collaboration platform, mirroring the proven Facebook model of combining collaboration and communication into an integrated service.

Salesforce.com Acquires Dimdim -- SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

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