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Market Guide for Enterprise Social Networking Applications

Published: 19 October 2016

ID: G00307397

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


As the market for enterprise social networking applications fragments and evolves, technology options are proliferating and purchasing decisions are growing more complex. This Market Guide highlights for IT leaders the most important trends and profiles 15 representative vendors.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Functionality Depth
  • Adjacent Capability Support
  • Regional Presence
  • Pricing Models
  • Buyers Prefer Multitenant-Hosted Deployments

Representative Vendors

  • eXo
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • HighQ
  • IBM
  • Igloo Software
  • Infor
  • Jive
  • Microsoft
  • Neudesic
  • Salesforce
  • SAP
  • ThoughtFarmer
  • Verint
  • VMware

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