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Colligo Upgrades Industry-Leading Workgroup Edition Products, Its Peer-to-Peer Networking Software for Mobile Teams

Version 5.0 Supports the Latest Generation of Laptops and Operating Systems Vancouver, BC, October 14, 2008 – Colligo Networks Inc., a leader in desktop collaboration solutions, today announced the release of Colligo Workgroup Edition 5.0 and Colligo Workgroup for Lotus Notes 5.0, its industry-leading ‘server free’ ad-hoc networking and database replication software products. Version 5.0 offers …

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Microsoft to Present at Upcoming Webinar on Partnering with SharePoint ISVs

If you are a SharePoint VAR, Systems Integrator, or consultant you won’t want to miss this upcoming webinar. As mentioned in Joel Oleson’s Blog, Owen Allen of Microsoft is sure to be a great speaker, and you will learn a bit more about how you can partner with a couple of leading ISVs in one of the hottest SharePoint areas – replication

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The Learning Trust Drives Adoption Of SharePoint for Email Management

Company Deploys Contributor For Easy Email and Attachment Management in SharePoint Vancouver, BC, September 1, 2008 – Colligo Networks Inc., the leader in Microsoft SharePoint client solutions, today announced that it has published a customer case study with The Learning Trust. The Learning Trust delivers educational services to adult learners and over 27,000 pupils in …

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Bill England Online Now

Hello World!

I am Bill England and this is my first foray into a blogging. Barry Jinks, our CEO at Colligo, is a regular blogger (www.offlinesharepoint.com) and has been encouraging me to participate. Inertia has gotten in the way until now, but Jeffrey Gitomer was recently in town and helped me over come old Newton.

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New Research Report Published on SharePoint

Internet Research Group just announced the release of a new report on SharePoint entitled “Microsoft SharePoint (takes over the world)”. Cool Title!

The press release mentions Colligo and a number of other third parties in the SharePoint ecosystem, such as AvePoint, Quest Software, and K2.

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Colligo Contributor Named 2008 Editors Choice by Windows IT Pro

I received the latest issue of Windows IT Pro by good old snail mail yesterday. Here's a link to the <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/Windows/Issues/IssueID/916/Index.html" target="_blank">online edition</a>. Nice to see Colligo named a couple of times in there – once for the <a href="/blog/colligo-contributor-pro-wins-best-of-tech-ed/" target="_blank">Best of Tech Ed Award in Productivity and Collaboration</a> and once for <a href="/news-releases/colligo-networks-named-2008-editor’s-best-award-winner-by-windows-it-pro-magazine/">Bronze in the 2008 Editors Best Award in SharePoint</a>.

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Colligo Networks Named 2008 Editor’s Best Award Winner by Windows IT PRO Magazine

Vancouver, BC, August 5, 2008 – Colligo Networks Inc., a leader in desktop collaboration solutions, today announced that its Colligo Contributor Pro Version 3.0 desktop software for Microsoft® Office SharePoint® was named as a bronze medal winner of the “2008 Editor’s Best Awards” in the SharePoint category by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro magazine. “The …

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The Power of the Microsoft Partner Ecosystem

Yesterday Colligo Networks announced its second quarter financial results. I was pretty pleased with the progress the company is making – with sales up 100% year over year and strong funnel of business into 2009. But the big news in the quarter was how the Microsoft Partner Ecosystem is really driving our sales.

A bit of history. It was always our belief that the bulk of our revenues would be generated through Microsoft partners. However, like most ISVs, we started off in May 2006 selling our SharePoint product line direct out of necessity, while recruiting partners in parallel. On November 28, 2006, we announced the Colligo for SharePoint Partner Program. At the time, we had about 20 partners signed, though very little revenue flowing through the channel. By mid-2007 we started to see results. At the same time, we were pretty pleased to see an article in ChannelWeb with the title “25 ISVs You Must Know”, along with the quote:

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Colligo Networks Sales of Desktop Software for SharePoint More Than Doubles in Second Quarter

Company Reports 2008 Year-to-Date Revenues – Up 99 Percent Year-Over-Year Vancouver, BC, July 29, 2008 – Colligo Networks Inc., a leader in desktop collaboration solutions, reported record revenues for the second quarter in 2008, following record revenues in the first quarter. Second quarter sales increased 89 percent over Q2 2007 and year-to-date revenues increased 99 percent …

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Share. T-Shirts Now Available at the Colligo Online Store

<a href="http://217559.spreadshirt.com/us/US/Shop/" target="_blank"><img class="alignleft" src="http://www.colligo.com/images/colligo-tshirt.jpg" alt="" width="120" height="113" border="0" /></a> This year, the Colligo team distributed over 1,000 free t-shirts at the SharePoint Conference in Seattle and at the Tech-Ed IT Professionals Conference in Orlando, Florida. The Share. t-shirt has become so popular that we've received several requests to purchase it online.

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