Tibbr, the social networking service from enterprise software company Tibco, has over 1.5 million subscribers — all paid — and today it’s announcing two platform partners, Amazon Web Services and Dutch carrier KPN, as it embarks on a new drive to grow that user base. Putting tibbr on the AWS Marketplace and KPN’s GRIP platform will be the first time the social networking service will be sold… → Read More
On the heels of Apple buying WifiSLAM for $20 million to improve its indoor geolocation capabilities comes another piece of M&A in the space: Tibco Software, the enterprise software company, has bought Maporama Solutions, a French geolocation company, to help expand its big data offerings with location information. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. → Read More
Tibco has a new enterprise social graph that includes a partnership with Box and a Klout style service for the enterprise. What a contrast to Salesforce.com and its new Chatterbox. Instead of building its own file storage technology, Tibco has moved to partner with Box and offer integrations through an API. The move gives Tibco a deeper third-party play, and Box gets an installed base of 1… → Read More
Activity streams and social networks now represent a fundamental aspect of the modern application. We use activity streams on Twitter to converse in 140 characters or less. We use the “like” gesture on Facebook to show approval for an update to a friend’s activity stream.
In the enterprise, Salesforce.com Chatter uses activity streams to show application updates. Enterprise social network Tibco… → Read More