What it is
"Grove is a hosted IRC service targeted at paying business clients who would use a private chat service to for internal discussions.
Grove is built on the IRC protocol and allows any business to set up its own web-based private IRC server that includes features such as archives, search and channel access controls."
Key FeaturesNo software to install Full chat archives Searchabe archives Channel and user access control Web-based access
"The first 30 days are free; after that, business pay according to their size: $10/month for five users, $25/month for ten users, $50 month for 20 users, and so on."
"Bootstrapped, but taking on big competition
Yammer is probably Grove’s most visible competitor in the enterprise communication tool space... "
Full review: http://gigaom.com/2012/01/10/convore-grove-io/
(Curated by Robin Good)
Via Robin Good