Michael did an interview with Barry Jinks, the CEO of Colligo. Colligo provides solutions the enhance the offline capability of SharePoint. The offline capability “that SharePoint doesn’t do well” as Michael puts it. He has a point that the offline strategy and solutions are not optimal (yet) …
… A couple of weeks ago, around the time I had severe RSI and couldn’t type (hence the delay in writing this up), I had the opportunity to speak with Barry Jinks, President and CEO of Colligo Networks. The company has been in business since 2000 and originally focused on enhancing Lotus Notes replication scenarios and enhancing collaboration among mobile work teams. In recent years the company has turned its attention to enhancing offline access to Microsoft SharePoint, a capability that Microsoft doesn’t do at all well.
“Colligo for SharePoint is a family of .NET client applications that extend the power of Microsoft Office SharePoint to the desktop. They increase productivity and adoption by enabling users to instantly and securely access SharePoint content online and offline through a rich client interface. Easy to deploy, learn, and use, Colligo Reader for SharePoint and Colligo Contributor for SharePoint require no server modifications. They provide a new level of desktop support for all shipping versions of Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Office SharePoint Servers – including WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007.” …
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Source: Colligo Contributor: A Rich Client for SharePoint
Author: Michael Sampson
Date originally published: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 01:28:38 GMT