August 29, 2011 – IGLOO Software, the leading social business software in the cloud, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche quadrant of the Social Software in the Workplace and Externally Facing Social Software reports.
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August 29, 2011 (Kitchener, ON) - - IGLOO Software, the leading social business software in the cloud, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche quadrant of the Social Software in the Workplace and Externally Facing Social Software reports. IGLOO was one of twenty-two and 18 vendors respectively to appear in the reports.
The Gartner reports help to advise business executives and IT leaders who are seeking information and direction on investments in social technologies. The Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace consists of products that support internal information sharing, project coordination and collaboration. The Magic Quadrant for Externally Facing Social Software consists of products that support external teaming and networking where most participants reside outside the organization.
"We consider our positioning in the Magic Quadrant confirmation of our strategy to focus exclusively on a 100% cloud solution to enable modern business collaboration," said Dan Latendre, CEO of IGLOO Software. "This unique approach provides a highly flexible and agile solution that can only be achieved with a pure SaaS (Software as a Service) model."
To download a complimentary copy of the Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, courtesy of IGLOO, visit www.igloosoftware.com/gartner.
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace by Nikos Drakos et al., August 25, 2011.
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Externally Facing Social Software by Jeffrey Mann, et al., August 25, 2011.
About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrants are copyrighted August 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and are reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
About IGLOO Software
IGLOO's social business software is the fastest way to enable modern business collaboration. Delivered purely in the cloud, IGLOO empowers your people to become more productive, responsive and agile. That is why world-class companies, such as Cisco, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Deloitte and the ATP World Tour, choose IGLOO. Learn more at www.igloosoftware.com.
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