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Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace

Published: 03 September 2014

ID: G00262774

Analyst(s): Mike Gotta , Jeffrey Mann , Nikos Drakos

Summary

This market's structure is changing as social software is increasingly used alongside information management systems and business applications — a development that favors vendors with strengths in those areas. This Magic Quadrant assesses 17 vendors to help you find the right one for your needs.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Acquia
    • Atlassian
    • Google
    • Huddle
    • IBM
    • Igloo
    • Jive
    • Liferay
    • Microsoft
    • OpenText
    • salesforce.com
    • SAP
    • Sitrion
    • Tibco Software
    • VMware
    • Zimbra
    • Zyncro Tech
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • Notable Absences

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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