SOURCE: Cotap, Inc.


April 23, 2014 12:44 ET

Cotap Named a "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm Gartner

Vendors Selected for the "Cool Vendor" Report Are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - Cotap, the leading enterprise mobile messaging service, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in Social Software and Collaboration1 report by Gartner, Inc. According to Gartner, "Vendors in the social software and collaboration space continue to innovate, either by creating unique value within traditional collaboration domains or by exploring new ones. IT leaders have opportunities to deliver innovative business value with these emerging technologies."

"We consider our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner proof that mobility is transforming the way people work and share information, and that mobile messaging will play a significant role in solving communication challenges that arise with changing work dynamics," said Jim Patterson, co-founder and CEO of Cotap. "Our mission is to continue innovating and provide the best mobile messaging product that gives employees a fast, easy and secure way to collaborate anytime, anywhere."

Cotap recently launched premium services, which provide companies with access to user analytics, advanced security features and the ability to send targeted, custom mobile alerts to employees. To learn more, please visit

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About Cotap
Cotap is a San Francisco-based company bringing mobile-first communication to the workplace. Cotap provides a simple and secure messaging solution for colleagues to connect and collaborate with each other from their mobile devices. Backed by Charles River Ventures and Emergence Capital Partners, the company was founded by Jim Patterson and Zack Parker, former Yammer executives with backgrounds in mobile communication and enterprise software. The Cotap app is free and available for download in the App Store and Google Play Store. For more information, visit the website and follow @Cotap on Twitter.

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1Gartner "Social Software and Collaboration" by Mike Gotta, Katsushi Shiga, Nikos Drakos, Monica Basso, Atsuro Sato, and Adam Preset; April 18, 2014.

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