With a lot of press going to Yammer and Jive for their office collaboration solutions, I think MangoApps could give them a run for their money (at least to Yammer)..
I like the solutions that have been well thought out and go deep and MangoApps certainly fits the bill there. Here some things that have stuck with me about it:
- Both SaaS and On-premise
- Integrated with Sharepoint, S3, and Box.net
- Can invite guests to projects, groups, networks, events
- Task workflows! Can assign a workflow to any task
- Tasks are divided into Queued, Working, Pending
- Running tape of tasks on the Dashboard page
The depth of the solution is very well there, which is visible from things like task workflows, guest management, and integrations with document hosting systems and directories.
Pricing seems right (both for SaaS and on-premise installs), with quite a bit flexibility for cost-cutting if needed:
There are a few things missing from my perspective, namely ability to provide your own storage for documents (they are using Amazon S3 for storage, but same bucket for everyone), and support for more rigid organizations with limited visibility, but Orange assured me they are working on it..
Overall, a Very Strong Little-Known Contender in the Enterprise Collaboration Space!