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Microsoft just buys internet start-up Yammer for $1.2 B

Microsoft just acquires Yammer for $1.2 Billions. Yammer is an internet start-up, based in San Francisco. It has been founded 4 years ago by David Sacks, and has built a private social network similar to Facebook but especially dedicated for the business world. Since its inception, Yammer has raised about $142 Millions. Its value is estimated at $500 Millions.

The private social network ensures a secure collaboration across departments, geographies, content and business applications. It is used by more than 200,000 companies worldwide, which represent more than 5 millions corporate users.

Yammer’s employees will join Microsoft’s Office division and continue to report to Sacks. Yammer plans to continue offering a standalone service, while Microsoft will encourage its use alongside its other business products, including Office and SharePoint.

When we started Yammer four years ago, we set out to do something big,” Yammer CEO David Sacks said. “We had a vision for how social networking could change the way we work. Joining Microsoft will accelerate that vision and give us access to the technologies, expertise and resources we’ll need to scale and innovate.”

 
 
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