NewsGator To Deliver Social Networking Capabilities to SharePoint

Mar 04, 2008

NewsGator announced several new Social Sites features that are intended to add advanced social network and community capabilities to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. With these features, NewsGator intends to deliver enhanced social networking capabilities for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that facilitate employee collaboration and simplify information discovery. First introduced in October 2007, Social Sites turns SharePoint Server 2007 into an Enterprise 2.0 hub for businesses by adding a collection of site templates, web parts, profiles, and infrastructure into SharePoint Server 2007's existing architecture and security models. Social Sites offers collaboration tools, enhanced tagging, RSS feed subscriptions and management, colleague tracking features, and content mash-up capabilities.