Let's leave aside the price/valuation questions that swirl around any M&A deal. What's more interesting to digital workplace leaders is the trends we can glean here....
Excerpt from the Atlassian: Confluence evaluation:
"Like other Social Software vendors, Atlassian faces the dilemma of whether to supplant SharePoint or to integrate with it. Like its peers, Atlassian can coexist with SharePoint. However, the balance of Java (Confluence) and .NET (SharePoint) may prove to be tricky, but Atlassian's wiki today clearly surpasses the wiki functionality you will find out of the box with SharePoint and its main competitors...."(P. 351 in the Enterprise Collaboration & Social Software Report. )
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