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Cisco Collaboration Summit: Great Taste, Less Filling

by Larry Cannell  |  November 24, 2010  |  1 Comment

Two weeks ago Cisco hosted a Collaboration Summit for analysts, consultants, and partners in Phoenix, Arizona. Conference attendees were treated to great weather and fantastic food. Unfortunately, the conference was thin on content and light on vision. At the start of Padmasree Warrior’s keynote I was optimistic when she described Cisco “new workspace” vision involving: […]

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Facebook Messages: Notes and Initial Thoughts

by Larry Cannell  |  November 19, 2010  |  Comments Off

On Monday, Facebook announced a number of enhancements that will be coming to the popular social network’s messaging utility. Facebook Messages is a simple private messaging utility (similar to e-mail) that manages an ad-hoc conversation thread  — where the formality of a Facebook group is not available but exposure on a social stream is not […]

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Acquia (Drupal) Gets More Funding, What’s Next?

by Larry Cannell  |  November 3, 2010  |  2 Comments

Earlier this week Dries Buytaert, Acquia’s CTO and the founder of the Drupal project (a popular open source web content solution), announced that Acquia has received an additional round of funding. In the announcement Buytaert also outlined their successes from this past year. We are announcing that Acquia closed $8.5 million in Series C funding. […]

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