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Positioned as a Leader in report for six consecutive years

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE), the world's leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions for business, today announced that leading analyst firm Gartner has named Jive a Leader in its 2014Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace1 report. This is the sixth-consecutive year that Jive, whose cloud-based enterprise communication and collaboration platform helps employees, partners and customers work better together, was named a Leader in this report.

"Jive is honored to be recognized as a Leader in enterprise collaboration for the sixth year running, and for continually delivering one of the best user experiences in the industry," said Elisa Steele, executive vice president of marketing and products for Jive. "We believe our position as a Leader is a strong reflection of the value we provide to our customers and our ability to help them be successful. We continue to focus on creating the most innovative products in the market that enable companies to shine by helping them work better together with employees, partners and customers."          

Gartner positions vendors in the Leaders quadrant according to completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to Gartner, "Leaders are well-established vendors with widely used social software and collaboration offerings. They have established their leadership through early recognition of users' needs, continuous innovation, overall market presence and success in delivering user-friendly and solution-focused suites with broad capabilities."

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About Jive Software
Jive (NASDAQ: JIVE) is the leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions for business. Recognized as a leader by the industry's top analyst firms in multiple categories, Jive enables employees, partners and customers to work better together. More information can be found at

1Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace" by Nikos Drakos, Jeffrey Mann, Mike Gotta, September 3, 2014

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