Google has acquired Tonic Systems

Existing partners:

Rest assured – you will continue to have uninterrupted access to your Tonic Systems products!

New Partners:

We are not accepting new partner registrations while we focus on migrating to Google’s systems.

Frequently asked questions


Q. Who is Tonic Systems? What are their products?

A: Tonic Systems is a San Francisco-based company that provides Java presentation automation products and solutions for document management – Tonic Systems Builder, Tonic Systems Filter, Tonic Systems Transformer, Tonic Systems Viewer, and JarJar Links. Features of their products included text extraction for indexing documents, presentation creation capabilities and document conversion tools.

Q. Why is Google acquiring Tonic Systems?

A. Google shares Tonic Systems’ vision for helping people collaborate, share and work together online. Tonic Systems’ team and technology are a strong fit with existing Google products like Google Docs & Spreadsheets.

Q. What are the terms of the acquisition? Has it closed yet?

A. The terms of the acquisition are confidential and the deal is officially closed.

Q. How much did Google pay?

A. The terms of the acquisition are confidential and the deal is officially closed.

Q. Why did Tonic Systems decide to sell the company?

A. We believe that joining Google will accelerate our team’s vision of offering users the best collaboration platform on the web. Google shares our vision and presents us with the world’s best environment for delivering on it.

Q. What are you going to be doing at Google?

A. We can’t share anything publicly, but we can tell you that we’re incredibly excited about the possibilities.

Tonic Systems’ Partners

Q. What does this mean for your customers?

A. Existing Tonic Systems’ partners will continue to have uninterrupted access to their accounts and will continue to receive maintenance in accordance to their existing maintenance agreements with Tonic Systems. Both Google and Tonic Systems are committed to supporting our customers, and we understand that users have invested a lot in our products. In the near-term, we’re focused on migrating Tonic Systems to Google’s systems and datacenters. We’ll work hard to make that move as seamless as possible so that customers won’t be inconvenienced.

Q. Can I still sign up for a new Tonic Systems account?

A. We will not be accepting new customers.

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