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BSG Alliance Buys Kalivo, Hires President

Austin, Texas-based BSG Alliance said this morning that it has acquired Kalivo, a developer of a Web 2.0 software-as-a-service tool. Financial terms of that acquisition were not disclosed. BSG Alliance also said that it has named Steve Douty as President of the firm's software applications and infrastructure division. BSG said that Kalivo has become the BSG Alliance Collaboration Hub, which provides the ability for companies to create "conversations" between employees, customers, and anyone else on the Internet; the product also monitors information from Web sites about the company and its products. Douty joins BSG has served as VP of Marketing at Hotmail, and has also served at MSN and the original BSG Corporation.