Citrix buys Podio for collaboration tools

The company is set to snap up Podio, with a view to incorporating the firm's collaboration software into its GoToMeeting program
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor on

Citrix is to buy privately held Podio, a company that makes collaboration applications.

Terms of the deal, announced on Wednesday, were not disclosed.

Podio provides a collaborative work platform that Citrix plans to add to its GoToMeeting software and associated products. It is used for project management, sales, recruiting and communications.

Citrix said that it will use Podio's technology to delve more deeply into social workflows and where they intersect with work. Podio also has a free app market that combines its technology with tools like Dropbox, Google Apps and Evernote.

This story originally appeared as Citrix buys Podio, beefs up collaboration tools on ZDNet.com.

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