Cisco acquires real-time collaboration apps vendor Assemblage
Cisco has acquired Assemblage that offers real-time collaboration apps for shared whiteboarding, presentation broadcasting and screen sharing.
The acquisition will assist Cisco to assit in capturing the market transitions of mobility, cloud and the Internet of Everything (IoE).
Assemblage has built a team of web developers to deliver the tools and the infrastructure to enable simple, real-time collaboration through the browser to any device, without the need for downloads, plugins, or installations.
Assemblage enables users are able to collaborate simply via their browser with one-click, instantly accessing collaboration apps delivered via the cloud. In addition, Assemblage’s technology also integrates with popular third party cloud services and supports 40 different file types to enable quick and efficient collaboration.
Assemblage team will be a part of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group (CTG), enabling Cisco to accelerate innovation and develop next generation collaboration solutions. In addition, Assemblage’s experience integrating with third party cloud ecosystem applications like Box and Google shows a close alignment to Cisco’s collaboration strategy.