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Private start-up acquired by Autodesk, Inc.
IndustryEnterprise collaboration software, microblogging
Key people
Jay Pullur - CEO, Rajiv Shivane - VP Engineering, Samir Ghosh - VP Biz Dev + Strategy

Qontext was a venture of Pramati Technologies,[1] and operates out of its offices in Mountain View, California and Hyderabad, India. The company is a global provider of on-demand enterprise social software for small to large multi-national companies and for ISVs seeking to add social features to their web-based applications. Qontext was launched in 2010 at the E2.0 Conference.[2]

Qontext was acquired by Autodesk Inc. in Oct 2012 to form part of its Cloud strategy. Read press release.


In April 2011, Qontext was also certified as a Cool vendor in the Context-aware computing category by Gartner.[3]

In September 2011, Qontext was added to KMWorld's list of trend-setting products of 2011, selected out of more than 800 products.[4][5] KMWorld also included Qontext in its list of "100 Companies that matter in Knowledge Management".[6]

In April 2011, The Government of Andhra Pradesh's Information Technology and Communications Department awarded Pramati Technologies as the Top IT Product Company in the state.[7]


  1. ^ Kanth, K Rajani (April 15, 2010). "Pramati arm eyes $10 million in three years". Business Standard. Retrieved March 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "Enterprise 2.0 Conference Boston Previews Breaking Event News -". San Francisco, California: Prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  3. ^ "Cool Vendors in Context-Aware Computing, 2011". Gartner.com. 2011-04-15. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  4. ^ "Trend-Setting Products of 2011". KMWorld. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  5. ^ "Qontext Named KMWorld "Trend-Setting Product" for 2011". Qontext.com. September 6, 2011. Retrieved March 19, 2012. External link in |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management". KMWorld. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  7. ^ "Andhra govt. honours Pramati, as Hyderabad edges out Bangalore in IT savvy stakes". Indiatechonline.com. 2011-04-09. Retrieved 2012-03-19.

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