Andrew Connell

Microsoft acquires Groove Networks

Finally have a moment to comment on this great news yesterday. If you aren’t familiar with it, you should be. Groove’s products have been killer since day one. From the first moment I saw what they could do, I was floored. The addition of the Groove suite and developers to Microsoft will only boost them. I would assume they would fall under the Office umbrella. But what has me interesed is additional integration with SharePoint. The other cool part is Groove founder Ray Ozzie is Microsoft’s new CTO. » Shared Spaces: Microsoft Acquires Groove Networks» MS PressPass: Microsoft to Acquire Groove Networks, Combining Talents to Create Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration Products and Services» CNET: Ozzie wants a 'unified story' at Microsoft...

Finally have a moment to comment on this great news yesterday.

If you aren’t familiar with it, you should be. Groove’s products have been killer since day one. From the first moment I saw what they could do, I was floored. The addition of the Groove suite and developers to Microsoft will only boost them. I would assume they would fall under the Office umbrella. But what has me interesed is additional integration with SharePoint.

The other cool part is Groove founder Ray Ozzie is Microsoft’s new CTO.

» Shared Spaces: Microsoft Acquires Groove Networks » MS PressPass: Microsoft to Acquire Groove Networks, Combining Talents to Create Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration Products and Services » CNET: Ozzie wants a ‘unified story’ at Microsoft

Andrew Connell
Founder & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
Written by Andrew Connell

Andrew Connell is a web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to delivering industry-leading on-demand video training to professional developers. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.