Microsoft acquires Groove Networks

Mar 10, 2005 • One minute to read

More sweetness, there’s a Visual Studio add-in, and we get Ray Ozzie :)


_Microsoft said it will incorporate Groove’s “virtual office” collaboration software into its Office line of desktop productivity applications. Ozzie, the inventor of Lotus Notes and a collaboration guru, will report to Bill Gates, Microsoft’s chairman and chief software architect. _

_Microsoft was an investor in Groove, which has closely tied its collaboration software to Windows and other Microsoft products. _

“After working with Ray for years as a close partner, it will be great to have him on our senior leadership team,” Gates said in a statement.


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