Jive Named a Leader in Enterprise Social Platforms by Independent Research
Says report, "Jive thrives on user experience"
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 5, 2014
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software,
Inc.(NASDAQ:JIVE), the world's leading provider of modern communication and
collaboration solutions for business, announced today that Jive was positioned
as aLeader in TheForrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q2 2014^1.
Jive, whose cloud-based platform enables employees, partners and customers to
work better together, was among the select companies that Forrester Research
invited to participate. The report analyzes the state of the enterprise social
platform market, and evaluates 13 of its most significant vendors.
Jive Software's logo.
Says the report, "Jive continues to thrive by emphasizing user experience
across all devices. To that end, it has invested in areas like deep email
integration with Microsoft Outlook and purpose-built applications for mobile
users to facilitate high-value functions like expertise location."
Forrester states that broad integration and partnership differentiate the
market leaders, and all"offer very mature and, more importantly, very
complete offerings." As noted in the report, Jiverecently announced a
strategic partnership with Cisco "to bring integrated Unified Communications
to the overall Jive social business offering."
Additionally, customers looking for a best-in-breed communication and
collaboration solution will find that, according to the report, "Jive shines
when you require a best-in-breed solution with an excellent user experience
across all user environments and devices."
"We believe our position as a Leader validates why the world's best companies
choose Jive," said Elisa Steele, executive vice president of strategy and
chief marketing officer for Jive. "Jive has the most innovative portfolio of
products in the market, and a passionate customer base that truly
differentiates us. We are proud of our customers' success in using Jive to
transform their businesses and work better together with employees, partners
A complimentary copy ofThe Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q2
2014can be downloaded on Jive's website.
About Jive Software
Jive (NASDAQ: JIVE) is the leading provider of modern communication and
collaboration solutions for business. Recognized as a leader by the industry's
top analyst firms in multiple categories, Jive enables employees, partners and
customers to work better together. More information can be found
atwww.jivesoftware.com or the Jive News Blog.
^1The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q2 2014, by Rob Koplowitz
et al., June 5, 2014
SOURCE Jive Software, Inc.
Contact: Jason Khoury, Jive Software, 650/847-8308,
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