|[January 09, 2013]
Workshare Heads into 2013 After a Successful Year of Corporate Development
LONDON --(Business Wire)--
a leading provider of secure enterprise collaboration and communications
applications, enters 2013 following a successful year of innovation and
corporate development. Product advancement and market traction places
Workshare in a strong position to continue improving the way enterprises
collaborate and share information.
Significant 2012 achievements include:
Funding: Workshare raised $32M
in funding from Business Growth fund and Scottish Equity partners.
Corporate Development: Workshare joined forces with SkyDox,
a leading provider of cloud-enabled file sharing, synchronization and
collaboration tools, and acquired IdeaPlane,
an enterprise social network built specifically for highly-regulated
Product evolution: Workshare integrated its best-of-breed,
policy-based document comparison and metadata removal application with
SkyDox's scalable, highly-secure, cloud-enabled file sharing and
collaboration platform. The first fully-integrated product will GA at
the end of January 2013, just four months after the companies combined.
New executive hires: Workshare added Michael Ollitervo-Murphy
as Chief Customer Officer (CCO) to build on its commitment to customer
service and enhancing the customer experience.
Notable industry award recognition: Workshare won or was
selected as a finalist for numerous sector awards. The company won iCMG's
Recognition Award for its works with the European Court of Human
Rights (ECHR), and was named a semi-finalist in Constellation
Research's 2012 second annual SuperNova Awards. Additionally,
Workshare was selected as the winner in The
Recorder's Best Legal Service Providers Annual List and the Golden
Bridge Awards' Collaboration
and Web 2.0 Tools category for its secure, enterprise-grade cloud
Further validating the company's innovations, Workshare has most
recently been named a finalist
for the Best Legal Information Solution category in the 2013 SIIA
CODiE Awards. This prestigious award remains the only
peer-recognized awards program in the content, education, and software
industries, marking Workshare's achievements of product innovation,
vision, and overall industry impact.
"We will continue our focus on innovation, making significant additions
to our product portfolio for desktop, mobile, and web-based
collaboration in 2013," said Anthony Foy, CEO of Workshare. "Joining
forces with SkyDox and acquiring IdeaPlane was driven by customer demand
for a single collaboration and communication platform that is easy to
use and secure. We're excited to start 2013 with real traction and look
forward to launching a series of powerful productivity-enhancing
features and applications."
Over 18,000 organizations rely on Workshare, including 98% of AmLaw 200
law firms and 62% of Fortune 1000 legal departments.
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Workshare is a leading provider of secure enterprise collaboration
applications. The Workshare platform allows individuals to easily
create, share and manage high-value content anywhere, on any device.
Workshare enhances the efficiency of the collaborative process by
enabling content owners to accurately track and compare changes from
contributors simultaneously. The integrated Workshare platform also
reduces the commercial risk posed by inadvertently sharing confidential
or sensitive documents. More than 1.8 million professionals in 70
countries use Workshare's award-winning desktop, mobile, tablet, and web
applications. For more information visit http://www.workshare.com or
follow Workshare on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/workshare.
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