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Yahoo! to Boost Collaboration Offerings with Zimbra

Sep 18, 2007, 12:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stuart Corner)

"Yahoo! is to acquire e-mail and collaboration software developer Zimbra for approximately US$350 million.

"Yahoo! said the deal would help it expand its presence in universities, businesses and through ISPs by enabling organisations to host email on or off premises with their own domain. Zimbra's offerings include AJAX-based e-mail, calendar, and contact management features that can be used both on and offline. According to Yahoo!, 'their open platform enhances the user experience by enabling creative mash-ups called Zimlets that tie in valuable Web services to email, and can be tailored to fit the needs of every customer...'"

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