VMware has acquired Socialcast, a collaboration company, for an undisclosed sum, as it aims for a role as a desktop collaboration player.
VMware said in a statement that it will use Socialcast — along with the acquisitions of SlideRocket and Zimbra — to build its "modern end-user computing model". Along with VMware's Horizon App Manager, the move seems to indicate that the company is encroaching on Citrix's turf.
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