Last week Microsoft Corp. announced that is will acquire PlaceWare Inc., a provider of Web conferencing services. The two companies will work together to provide customers with online conferencing solutions to connect people in a real-time conferencing environment.
Chief Learning Officer Magazine spoke with executives from Interwise and Centra, two companies that provide collaborative tools for the enterprise, about the effect of the acquisition on the market. PlaceWare, Microsoft and WebEx representatives could not be reached for comment.
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