Zoho Integrates Facebook Connect, Welcomes Facebook Users

Zoho Press Releases Zoho Integrates Facebook Connect, Welcomes Facebook Users

Users Can Login to Zoho Applications Using Facebook Credentials

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoho today announced that it has integrated Facebook Connect with its Productivity, Collaboration & Business Applications. Now, Facebook users can easily try Zoho Applications by logging into www.zoho.com using their Facebook accounts.

“Openness plays a big part in the Zoho philosophy,” said Raju Vegesna, Zoho evangelist.

“We want to make our applications open to everyone, and we didn’t want the account creation process to be a hassle when trying Zoho applications. A lot of our users are already logging in with other credentials, and now we are extending this to Facebook as well. On one side, users can login to Zoho using their Facebook credentials and on the other side, Zoho has the Apps for Facebook platform making it a seamless integration.”

Login to Zoho with your Facebook Account

Users can easily login to Zoho using their Facebook account:

  1. On Zoho’s homepage, users will see “Sign In using Facebook.”
  2. The user clicks on the Facebook icon to reach Facebook’s login page and logs in to Facebook.
  3. After granting permission for Zoho to access the user’s Facebook account information, the user is redirected to Zoho.

No separate login is required for Zoho.

A user can map his or her Facebook account with an existing Zoho account, integrating the accounts under a common username. Otherwise, the user can create a new Zoho account by choosing a unique username.

The unified login gives Facebook users single sign-on access to all Zoho applications, including Zoho Office Suite and Zoho Business applications such as Zoho CRM, Zoho Meeting, Zoho Creator, Zoho Invoice, Zoho Projects, Zoho Reports, Zoho People, Zoho Mail and Zoho Marketplace. As most Zoho business applications have a free version, users can expand the number of online business applications they use without increasing their costs.

This functionality is also useful for sharing documents and other files. Now users can share their files with friends that have Facebook accounts, and those friends can login with their Facebook credentials to view the shared files without having to create a new Zoho account.

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Zoho is a comprehensive suite of award-winning online productivity, collaboration and business applications for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as consumers. Over two million users rely on Zoho for their Business, Productivity & Collaboration needs and actively connect via Forums and Blogs. To date, Zoho has launched 21 different applications which include several online office applications such as Writer, Sheet, Show, and Mail along with a host of business applications ranging from CRM to Projects, Invoice and Meeting. These applications are offered directly via Zoho.com or through hundreds of partners in the Zoho Alliance Partner Program. Zoho has received numerous awards, including a 2009 Webware 100 Award and an InfoWorld 2009 Technology of the Year Award. For more information about Zoho, please visit http://www.zoho.com/.

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