Following big news from Microsoft acquiring Yammer for $1.2 billion, Salesforce.com has acquired group communication solutions company Thinkfuse. Thinkfuse confirmed the news through the company’s official blog, saying that the merger will “advance our mission to promote open communication and transparency in the workplace.” Thinkfuse will cease its operation and service effective July 25, 2012. After that, all customer data will be deleted. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Here is what the team had to say about it:
Today, we are excited to share that the Thinkfuse team will be joining salesforce.com, where we’ll advance our mission to promote open communication and transparency in the workplace.
Thinkfuse will cease its operation and service effective July 25, 2012. Subsequently, all customer data will be deleted.
Please click on the link provided https://www.thinkfuse.com/export/ to request your data. Once you have requested your data, we will send a separate email with an additional link that will help you download your account data.
Your user data must be downloaded no later than July 25, 2012.
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To all of our users, thank you for using Thinkfuse! We’ve been on an incredible journey thanks to your comments, feedback, and support. We started Thinkfuse with a simple idea to help teams communicate more effectively. We now have an amazing opportunity to pursue that passion on a much larger scale at salesforce.com – one of the leading companies in the space.
If you have any questions or need help with downloading your user data, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aydin, Brandon, Steve, Mark, and James