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:

Integration capabilities:

The recently announced Socialcast Integration Engine builds on Socialcast Reach and the capability to quickly, easily and securely extend social to applications across your enterprise with the rich extensibility provided by the Socialcast API.  This allows organizations to add a social layer across the company and centralize employee social activity in one private network.

Mobile and Access Options:

Socialcast has mobile apps for every major mobile platform as well as desktop apps and our Outlook connector, bringing the social experience to any place users need to see the relevant information that makes them more productive.

Changing the way our customers do business:

Since 2008 Socialcast has been focused on providing a social experience for the largest companies in the world that drives real business results. The impact Socialcast has made among our customers has changed the way employees communicate and Socialcast is delivering real business value for organizations of all sizes and in all types of industries. From Philips to Humana or 3M, check out the stories on our customers page to see how Socialcast is changing the way companies do business.

As the report points out, the social business landscape is rapidly changing and we’re proud to be the leader in a space that’s changing the way companies connect and get business done. For more information click here to download the report on Socialcast from IDC and then get started with enterprise social today.

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2012 Vendor Analysis (IDC #237336) October 2012

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.



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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.