Cisco announced on June 27, 2014 that they have acquired Assemblage, a company that provides the tools and infrastructure to enable simple, one-click browser-to-browser collaboration without the need for downloads, plugins or installations. Bringing Assemblage’s unique collaboration technology and strong team of engineers with deep web development expertise to Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group (CTG) will help accelerate Cisco’s innovation in collaboration. The combination of Assemblage and Cisco’s market-leading collaboration platforms will provide customers with simple solutions that deliver advanced collaboration capabilities and communication experiences, helping employees to work more effectively from anywhere.
Assemblage offers real-time collaboration apps for shared whiteboarding, presentation broadcasting and screensharing. Users are able to collaborate simply via their browser with one-click, instantly accessing collaboration apps delivered via the cloud. Assemblage’s technology also integrates with popular third party cloud services and supports 40 different file types to enable quick and efficient collaboration.
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