Check the post link below for some reasons why it’s a smart and timely deal
They’ve got it all wrong. This is the best Silicon Valley deal we’ve seen all year. Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram makes Microsoft’s pickup of Yammer look like the Louisiana Purchase by comparison.
(Full disclosure: Sacks is an investor in my company, CapLinked. I also worked for Sacks at PayPal, and CapLinked has an existing business relationship with Microsoft.)
Here’s why Yammer will be a great fit for Microsoft and why Yammer’s stakeholders are well served by joining the Microsoft universe:”