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Socialtext Recognized as an Innovator by Aragon Research for the Third Consecutive Year in the 2016 Social Software Research Globe

Continued Excellence and Innovation of Mobile Capabilities Enable Social Collaboration Tool to Earn Recognition from Renowned Analyst Firm

October 11, 2016, Palo Alto, California

Socialtext, a leading provider of enterprise social collaboration and communication tools, today announced the company has been recognized as an Innovator in The Aragon Research Globe™ for Social Software, 2016: Shifting to Work and Outcomes report. Socialtext’s continued excellence and innovation of its mobile capabilities, use case support for Sales and Talent Management through its integrations and connectors to PeopleFluent Human Capital Management, Salesforce and Microsoft SharePoint solutions, as well as its advanced video sharing capabilities and customizable widgets, were all key features that helped earn the company this distinguished rating.

The Aragon Research Globe™ evaluates 21 global enterprise social networking (ESN) providers who focus on the core problem of sharing knowledge. The Aragon Research Globe™ is segmented into four sectors, representing high and low on both the strategy and performance dimensions. Positioning in the Globe reflects how complete a provider’s future strategy is relative to their performance in fulfilling that strategy in the market.

“Socialtext is recognized as an enterprise social networking pioneer,” said Jim Lundy, founder and CEO, Aragon Research. “Today, Socialtext continues to design and release innovative ESN capabilities enterprises need, including an easy way to customize the look-and-feel of the platform and a new enhanced mobile experience.”

“Socialtext’s reinvention of its mobile capabilities over the past year is a significant evolution for our clients and we are honored to be recognized by Aragon Research for our innovation – the most vital component of our DNA,” said Tom Tardio, chairman, Socialtext. “The continued enhancements we’ve made to our mobile app makes the latest iteration the most user-friendly and powerful solution we’ve put out in the market. Our tool puts the power of social communication, collaboration and workflow management literally into the hands of knowledge workers on the go – producing business results and faster outcomes for our customers around the world.”

About Aragon Research

Founded by Jim Lundy, former Gartner analyst and lead for the firm’s collaboration and social practice, Aragon Research is a technology-focused, independent research and advisory firm dedicated to advising a wide range of clients on work and the technologies and issues facing today’s enterprises. The Aragon Research Globe™ is a market evaluation tool that graphically depicts Aragon Research’s evaluation of a specific market and its component vendors. For more information on purchasing The Aragon Research Globe™ for Social Software, 2016: Shifting to Work and Outcomes report, please visit www.aragonresearch.com.

About Socialtext

Established in 2002, Socialtext, a PeopleFluent company, was the first company to deliver social software to businesses. By unlocking knowledge, expertise, ideas and data, Socialtext eliminates information silos across the enterprise to drive superior business performance.

Socialtext deployments span many business functions across the enterprise, such as communications, customer support, sales and marketing, HR and learning, product management, and IT. Hundreds of organizations globally have accelerated their business performance with Socialtext, including McKesson, Ericsson, Avaya, Blue Man Group, American Hospital Association, Southeastern Railway, and GT Nexus. To learn more, visit www.socialtext.com.

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