VMware Buys Enterprise Social Collaboration Provider Socialcast

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At the end of last month, VMware announced the acquisition of Socialcast, a provider of social collaboration solutions for the enterprise.

Socialcast enables modern business communication by “uniting people, information and enterprise applications within collaborative communities”.

Delivered as a hosted service, private cloud implementation, or via an on-premise solution, Socialcast is used by some of the world’s largest enterprises including Avaya, Humana, Nokia, Philips Electronics, SAS and … VMware.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Socialcast joins the recent acquisitions of SlideRocket and Zimbra, along with the introduction of VMware Horizon App Manager, in helping advance VMware’s vision for a modern end-user computing model.

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