Cisco acquires tiny collaboration company

Assemblage develops one-click web collaboration tools

Cisco last week acquired Assemblage, a maker of browser-to-browser collaboration tools that do not require downloads, plugins or installations.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Assemblage offers real-time collaboration applications for shared whiteboarding, presentation broadcasting and screen sharing. Its products can set up inter-browser collaboration with just one mouse click, Cisco says.

Cisco also says Assemblage’s web development engineers will speed product development in its Collaboration Technology Group. Assemblage’s technology supports 40 different file types and integrates with third party cloud ecosystem applications like Box and Google.

Assemblage has offices in San Francisco and Copenhagen. The company employs eight.

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