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Huddle CEO: 'It's Pretty Obvious' Microsoft 'Will Destroy Yammer' (MSFT)

Alastair Mitchell, Huddle's CEO and co-founder is happy Microsoft just bought Yammer for $1.2 billion. Of the many file sharing cloud services out there, Huddle most closely competes with Microsoft SharePoint. Huddle already has a social component, too, which is what Yammer will bring to SharePoint. Plus Huddle has a unique recommendation engine that helps it "filter out the noise," Mitchell told us.
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Q: Why Does Microsoft Need Yammer? A: To Save Sharepoint

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

Microsoft is reportedly set to acquire the Yammer business social network for an estimated $1 billion. The deal would give a much-needed social network injection to its Sharepoint business collaboration platform. Yammer - with an es... Read Post

Huddle raises another $24m to ‘really go for it’

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

Cloud collaboration startup Huddle is gearing up for a significant push, thanks to a $24 million round of funding that CEO Alastair Mitchell says will allow the business to “really go for it.” The London-based company, which provide... Read Post

Yammer Brings its Microblogging Service to Microsoft Sharepoint

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (4 years ago)

Yammer introduced today its Microsoft Sharepoint Web Part, which integrates Yammer with Sharepoint. Using the Web Part, available for Windows SharePoint Server 2007 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS), Yammer users wil... Read Post


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