No surprise in Microsoft acquiring Groove

No surprise in Microsoft acquiring Groove

Summary: Microsoft acquiring Groove Networks isn't a shocker. Microsoft is an investor in the company, Groove is a loyal Microsoft independent software developer, and Microsoft is very focused on collaboration software.

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Microsoft acquiring Groove Networks isn't a shocker. Microsoft is an investor in the company, Groove is a loyal Microsoft independent software developer, and Microsoft is very ozzfocused on collaboration software. In a conference call with press and analysts, Groove (and Lotus Notes) chief creator Ray Ozzie said that the deal could be thought of as a "trifecta of collaboration," with centralized servers

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  • I used to think it would be "no surprise", but over the last year not

    See my analysis at http://www.shared-spaces.com/blog/2005/
    03/microsoft_acqui.html
    michael.sampson@...
  • The CFO reports to the CEO...

    ...not the chief software architect. Bill Gates isn't CEO.
    jcvortex