Dan Wire
Dan Wire
Communications Manager
Dan Wire is responsible for the communications programs at Socialcast and keeping the world up to date on Socialcast news and events. Prior to VMware, Dan worked in technology public relations on the agency side, running communications programs for major brands as well as start-ups. Dan is an active participant of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area and studied history and economics at Pomona College.

Introducing the Socialcast HootSuite Integration — Connecting external social conversations with internal experts

|   Feb 5, 2013
Today we’re excited to announce our newest application integration - with HootSuite, the leading social media management system to monitor, track and measure social conversations and campaigns, users are now able to move external social content from HootSuite directly into their Socialcast community. Taking advantage of Socialcast’s rich set of API’s and the Reach Integration platform the integration allows HootSuite users to highlight the external conversations that are most relevant to the company and flag specific employees or internal groups to immediately take action on customer feedback and external comments. As the leading social media management system for businesses and organizations, HootSuite understands the importance of allowing users to easily bring key conversations from external channels into a private internal social community. This provides a flow of customer ideas and feedback that can be acted upon with the benefit of the most relevant information from inside and outside the company. With this release we are excited to bring HootSuite and Socialcast users alike the most robust social enterprise integration available.… Read more »

IDC: Socialcast a Leader in MarketScape Report on Enterprise Social Software

|   Nov 6, 2012
  Today we’re proud to announce that Socialcast has been recognized as a “Leader” in the latest IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2012 Vendor Analysis (doc #237336, October 2012). The report highlights VMware’s leadership position and our strategy around business system integrations, mobile capabilities, analytics and providing real business value for our customers. According to the report, key differentiators that earned Socialcast a leadership position include:… Read more »

Security and Compliance

|   Aug 27, 2012
Guest post by IDC Group Vice President Michael Fauscette The biggest concerns when talking to CIO’s and executives about enterprise social networks (ESN) are around security, intellectual property (IP) protection and compliance. Not surprising of course, with openness, transparency and collaboration comes a lot of responsibility to protect the companies competitive advantage and to stay inside the law. There’s always risk to a company’s IP, security and compliance but with social tools there is at least the perception, if not the reality, of increased risk. So what should IT organizations consider when deploying ESN’s and other social tools? The first consideration is really the tool itself.… Read more »

Socialcast In-Depth at VMworld 2012

|   Aug 24, 2012
VMworld 2012 is around the corner and the event offers one of the best opportunities to learn about Socialcast and meet the team behind the product. There’s a lot going on with Socialcast this year and we wanted to make sure you know about six great sessions at Moscone to get you ready to kick off a social initiative at your organization as soon as you’re back from the show. Session: Using Enterprise Social to Rethink Productivity (EUC3456) When: Wednesday, Aug 29, 10:… Read more »

Are you ready for VMworld 2012?

|   Aug 17, 2012
Over the last year everyone here at Socialcast has been working feverishly to make VMworld 2012 an event to remember. Everything from the breakout sessions to VMworld’s very own social community have been built with our customers, partners, and friends in mind. That being said, here are a few spots that you can find the Socialcast team during VMworld 2012. Booth #1223 talking about how enterprise social can improve the way we all work. Leading a breakout session on how Humana transitioned into the social enterprise.… Read more »

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What is Socialcast?

Socialcast by VMware (NYSE: VMW) is a social network for business uniting people, information, and applications with its real-time enterprise activity stream engine. Behind the firewall or in the cloud, Socialcast enables instant collaboration in a secure environment. Socialcast is headquartered in San Francisco, California. www.socialcast.com