SOURCE: Cotap, Inc.


June 12, 2014 08:00 ET

Cotap Named "Hot Vendor" by Aragon Research

Selected Vendors Demonstrate the Growing Impact of Cloud and Mobile on Collaboration and the Need for Real-Time Interaction in Business

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - June 12, 2014) - Cotap, the leading enterprise mobile messaging service, today announced Aragon Research, a research and advisory firm committed to providing high-impact, thought-leading research and advisory services, has featured Cotap on its annual list of Hot Vendors in the Video, Mobile and Real-time Collaboration category.

According to Aragon Research, "This year's Hot Vendors in Video, Mobile and Real-time Collaboration, represent the new crop of vendors that are designing for user experience first, which predominantly means mobile and are easily accessible as a cloud offering."1

"Work is being transformed from a physical place to a digital one faster than IT can keep up. Traditional ways of doing business and collaborating with colleagues and business partners have changed," said Jim Lundy, CEO and Founder of Aragon Research.

In addition to its vision to connect every employee in the enterprise regardless of role, geography or industry, Cotap was also recognized for its ease-of-use, real-time access to information and crowd-sourced company directory.

"Mobile messaging has become the predominant way people choose to communicate and share information in their personal lives and we see that trend continuing into the enterprise with the thousands of businesses that use Cotap today. Our goal is to stay focused on providing a seamless experience across all devices and be relentless about building a mobile messaging tool that people love to use," said Jim Patterson, CEO and co-founder of Cotap. "We're honored to be included on the Hot Vendors report and appreciate that Aragon Research also recognizes the tremendous significance of the shift to mobile in the enterprise, and how it will improve the way works gets done."

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

To view a summary or purchase a copy of the "Hot Vendors in the Video, Mobile and Real-time Collaboration" report, please click here.

About Aragon Research
Aragon Research is the newest technology research and advisory firm. Aragon delivers high impact research and advisory services to provide enterprises the insight they need to help them make better technology and strategy decisions. Aragon Research serves business and IT leaders covering the Knowledge, Collaboration, Social, Content Management, Workplace, Mobile and Tablet, and Learning/Talent Management. The principals hold over 50 years of industry experience between them. Aragon Research is privately held. For more information, visit

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.

Disclaimer: Aragon Research does not endorse vendors, or their products or services that are referenced in its research publications, and does not advise users to select those vendors that are rated the highest. Aragon Research publications consist of the opinions of Aragon Research and Advisory Services organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Aragon Research provides its research publications and the information contained in them "AS IS," without warranty of any kind.

1Aragon Research "Hot Vendors in Video, Mobile and Real-time Collaboration" by David Mario Smith; June 12, 2014.

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