Dimdim has been acquired by Salesforce.com
Acquisition will extend salesforce.com’s Chatter collaboration platform with
critical real-time communication technologies
Follows the proven Facebook model of combining real-time collaboration and communication
into a single integrated service
Enables salesforce.com to build on momentum of 60,000 Chatter customers,
accelerating the industry shift to Cloud 2
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2011 – Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Dimdim for approximately $31 million in cash, net of cash acquired.
Founded in 2007, Dimdim has created critical real-time communication technologies such as presence, messaging and screen sharing. With the acquisition, salesforce.com gains Dimdim’s real-time communication technologies, along with a team of world-class developers experienced in building cloud-based collaboration services. Salesforce.com will use the acquisition to bring new real-time communication capabilities to the Chatter collaboration platform, mirroring the proven Facebook model of combining collaboration and communication into an integrated service.