Podio offers a cloud-based service to combine content, business applications and mobile apps with real-time and asynchronous communications.
It allows processes and workflows to be automated through the use of pre-assembled apps from the Podio app market or through custom assemblies. On premises software can be integrated, along with cloud services such as Box, Campaign Monitor, Dropbox, Evernote, FreshBooks, Google Apps, Google Docs, Google Alerts, Instapaper and Zendesk.
"This acquisition represents an exciting new chapter in our collaboration business. Podio extends our ability to provide a simple, secure and 'works for everyone' collaborative work platform in this post-PC era," said Brett Caine, SVP and GM for Citrix online services division.
"The Podio technology is a powerful and innovative solution that is a natural fit with the Citrix portfolio and will help foster amazing innovation in the workplace. We are also excited about having the Podio team as part of our organisation. They are an extraordinarily talented and visionary group, who share our passion for improving the way work is done," he added.