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Wednesday 10 January 2018

Collaboration at heart of Salesforce's Attic Labs acq

logoSalesforce has quietly made its first acquisition of the year, scooping up startup Attic Labs (founded in 2016, c.$8m funding to date), the provider of an open source decentralised database called Noms. The intention is to slot it into Salesforce’s document collaboration Quip group (acquired in 2016) to further develop collaborative capabilities, specifically extending Quip’s ability to connect live data sources.

Noms is similar to the Git version control system which is frequently used in software development in that it enables multiple users can work on a project. Data is replicated, can be edited offline on multiple machines, then synced, while versioning keeps track of changes. Where it differs from Git, is that Noms stores structured data.

The acquisition is a tuck in purchase and does not represent a new direction for Salesforce but it will enable it to broaden its collaborative services - a commitment to convergence and collaboration is one of the themes picked out in our 2018 Breaking the Boundaries themed Enterprise Software Predictions report. 

Posted by Angela Eager at '09:47' - Tagged: acquisition   cloud   software   collaboration  

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