August 31, 2010 – Granicus beefs up its powers in the governmental cloud with the purchase of a company that shares its vision of open government.
This news was brought to our attention by CMSWire in their article, “Granicus Acquires Webcasting.com, Supports Government Transparency.” By acquiring Webcasting.com, Granicus’ aim to help bring government and the population together via its Open Platform service is one step closer. By allowing government offices – federal, state and local – to work in a more open manner, the people can get involved, and can be better informed and aware of decisions that affect them. The purchase also improves audience measurement, searchability, indexing, mobile support and other benefits for users.
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