Enterprise social networking meets content collaboration as tibbr partners with Huddle
We've looked at Huddle's drive to create a connected desktop environment allowing people to collaborate via the cloud before, but now the company is aiming to take things a step beyond. Announcing a collaboration with TIBCO Software's enterprise social network tibbr it aims to further streamline the sharing process.
This will allow users to socialize, share and manage content in the cloud in a seamless way. From within the tibbr environment, users will be able to quickly and easily attach Huddle files to their updates for information and feedback. The files remain stored within Huddle's secure cloud and retain all of their security, permissions, and versions. The end result is a unified work environment bringing together people and information in real time.
"Our partnership with tibbr brings content collaboration and enterprise social networking together in one central environment for enterprises worldwide," explains Alastair Mitchell, CEO of Huddle. "By placing content at the core of social interactions and giving customers the ability to use tibbr's social features to distribute and discuss Huddle content, we're improving office workers' productivity and efficiency. Now people no longer have to skip between multiple applications to get their jobs done. We’re excited to be partnering with one of the key players in enterprise social networking and looking forward to transforming the way people work worldwide".
"In order for companies to get the best use out of their content, collaboration is essential," says Ram Menon, president, social computing at TIBCO. "tibbr and Huddle have both seen great momentum with enterprises seeking collaborative, mobile solutions that drive business performance. With this valued partnership, we will support one another as we rapidly grow into new markets".
In order help existing users of both platforms to take full advantage of the new partnership and to encourage adoption, each company is offering a yearlong subscription to the other's service to its existing users.