SOURCE: Yammer


September 07, 2010 09:00 ET

U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife Services Selects Yammer

Yammer's Enterprise Social Network Will Facilitate Communication for Deepwater Horizon Clean-Up Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 7, 2010) -  Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise social networking, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife Services plan to use our secure and private platform to facilitate real-time communication between the various agencies involved with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.

Yammer serves as a central location for the various agencies to discuss ideas, ask questions, find expertise and share information related to the oil spill cleanup. Yammer is designed to speed up the flow of information and create operational efficiency. Users can access Yammer via smart phones or the web and can also send messages via SMS, making it easy for people in the field to communicate in real-time.

"Yammer is pleased to provide a way for the agencies involved in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to make the most of their resources by saving time and improving information flow," said David Sacks, Yammer CEO. "Yammer makes it easy for all users to stay connected, quickly share ideas and insights as well as find the people and information they need, which helps everyone stay focused on the mission at hand."

About Yammer, Inc.
Yammer is the leader in enterprise social networking, providing a secure way for employees to communicate, collaborate and share information. The basic version of Yammer is free, and customers can pay to upgrade their network to receive additional administrative and security controls, priority customer service and a dedicated customer success manager. More than 80,000 companies and organizations are using our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution to improve employee productivity and engagement. Visit our blog to see how our customers are benefiting from Yammer.

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