I’ve written about Sameroom a couple of times in the past. The idea of the platform was to allow individuals to collaborate, no matter which chat tool they used. When I last checked in with Sameroom a couple of years ago, the company was pivoting from its original product vision — its own chat tool, Kato — and becoming a kind of hug, or integration bus for chat.

And Sameroom was hitting it hard. At its launch it was supporting a plethora of different chat products — HipChat, Campfire, IRC, Slack, Glip, Fleep, Gitter, Kato, Hall, Flowdock, Wire, Zulip, ChatGrape, Cotap, Unison, Quip, Cisco Spark, Jive Chime, Mez, Skype for Business, Facebook at Work and Talko — in an effort to truly deliver a “from anything, to anything” paradigm.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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