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May 17, 2016 10:09 ET

Workato Named a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor

Workato Hits 12,000 Customers and Releases a New Platform Version, Adding Support for Dozens of Popular Applications Such as Quickbase, Marketo, Servicenow and Others

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - Workato, a leading enterprise-class cloud integration service and Apple Mobility Partner, today announced that it has been named a 2016 Gartner "Cool Vendor." The company has also achieved significant customer and service milestones, and is building momentum with the release of a major new version of its application integration platform. These developments are advancing the award-winning company to leadership in cloud automation, and further accelerating its growth.

Workato solves the biggest problem in enterprise -- app silos. The average organization uses more than 600 cloud apps, requiring massive manpower to integrate. With Workato's work automation, both data and processes can be automatically shared between apps of all kinds, leading to huge increase in productivity and accuracy.

Since launching, more than 12,000 businesses, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned small businesses, have deployed Workato in their organizations. Additionally, the Workato platform now has more than 100,000 automation recipes available in its marketplace. These recipes, a set of tasks that can perform even the most complex enterprise workflows and cloud integrations, can be used by any company to automate business functions and save time, to remain competitive and grow efficiently.

Workato estimates that it saves a typical business 120 hours per month, and has saved an incredible 2.8 million hours in time to date.

Workato named a 2016 Gartner "Cool Vendor"

Gartner Research, a leading industry analyst firm, has recognized Workato as a "Cool Vendor" in the "Cool Vendors in Social Software and Collaboration, 2016" report. This year's Cool Vendors help IT leaders supporting collaboration strategies to promote agility, high performance and self-direction. Enterprise mobile messaging is expanding beyond simple communication and information sharing to create new ways of working.

The report, Cool Vendors in Social Software and Collaboration, 2016 by Mike Gotta, Monica Basso, Matthew W. Cain, Adam Preset, Carol Rozwell, and Massimo Pezzini was published on May 3, 2016 and points out that: "Integration capabilities help organizations to differentiate vendors and tailor solutions for specific audiences. As more-business-centric scenarios emerge, security and integration needs must expand to embrace process-centric applications, citizen development and wearables."

The full Gartner report is available at: https://www.gartner.com/doc/3304917/cool-vendors-social-software-collaboration

Workato releases a new version of its platform

A new version of Workato's app integration platform is evidence of the company's momentum, helping businesses to integrate multiple systems more easily and provide new interfaces and workflows that span multiple applications.

"We are pleased to be recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor," said Vijay Tella, CEO of Workato. "This recognition coupled with Workato reaching 100,000 integration recipes across 12,000 businesses, speaks to the market demand for an innovative cloud platform that allows businesses of any size to integrate business apps and reduce complexity, without requiring code or specialized coding skills."

The new Workato platform includes:

  • Support for dozens of popular applications including Cisco Spark, QuickBase, Marketo, ServiceNow, Blackbaud, Tradeshift, and others.
  • Major connector and recipe updates for Salesforce, Eventbrite, Netsuite, QuickBooks, Infusionsoft, Xero and Zendesk, including real-time integrations for several of these applications.
  • Beta release of the Workato Developer Platform which allows any cloud application vendor or technical user to add powerful, dynamic connectors to Workato's platform with minimal effort.
  • New Custom Job Reports gives users the ability to easily create customer reports from related data pulled together across all their applications in one place.

"The Workato team clearly has tremendous integration expertise," said Jason Goecke, general manager, Tropo Business Unit at Cisco, now supported by Workato. "With its highly innovative Workbot solution and connectivity to enterprise apps like ServiceNow, Salesforce, Netsuite and SAP, Workato is a great fit as a Cisco Spark partner, catering to enterprise customers using Spark today. Spark is changing the way teams work, and with Workato, you can connect multiple apps quickly, to simplify and automate workflows within Spark."

The new Workato platform will be showcased at ServiceNow Knowledge16 conference from May 15-20, 2016 in Las Vegas. For a full list of the update features visit the Workato blog.

About Workato

Workato is an award-winning cloud automation and integration platform with enterprise-grade capabilities and no coding required. Workato seamlessly integrates with over 150 business applications and enables task automation across all those apps. Workato is the only company that provides an easy, self-service way to integrate cloud and on-premise applications for all types of businesses -- SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. For more information and to try Workato sign up at http://www.workato.com or connect with us as follows:

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