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Zinc Named on the Constellation ShortList(TM) for Standalone Enterprise Group Messaging

Recognized as a Leading Offering for Early Adopters Pursuing Digital Transformation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2016) - Today Zinc announced that the company has been named to the Constellation Research ShortList™ for standalone enterprise group messaging. The ShortList program highlights leading companies providing forward-thinking design and functionality for business leaders looking to transform their companies for the digital age.

"Zinc is giving businesses a way to transform how deskless workers interact with one another, while enabling and empowering them to do better work," said Stacey Epstein, CEO of Zinc. "The critical mass of mobile devices that are now in the hands of most workers is creating a huge opportunity for companies to build a more efficient, more engaged workforce centered around quick, easy, secure communication. Our team is dedicated to making that happen, and we're honored to be recognized for it."

"Form must follow function in digital transformation. Once you craft the right digital business models, you'll need the right digital technologies for success," said R "Ray" Wang, chairman and founder at Constellation Research. "As organizations implement digital programs to disrupt an industry, employment of the right tools will determine whether or not the program is successful; each Constellation ShortList guides companies to the right technologies for their transformation initiatives."

Constellation advises early adopters that are using disruptive technologies to achieve business model transformation. Products and services named to the Constellation ShortList meet the threshold criteria for this category as determined by Constellation Research through client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share, and internal research.

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About Zinc
Zinc is a San Francisco-based company connecting deskless and mobile workers with their colleagues both inside and outside the office. Zinc combines a full-featured mobile messaging platform that employees love, with the security and administrative features that businesses need. Backed by Charles River Ventures and Emergence Capital Partners, Zinc has raised $5 million as part of its mission to inform and empower workers in industries underserved by technology. For more information, visit the website and follow @Zinc on Twitter.

About Constellation Research
Constellation Research is an award-winning, Silicon Valley-based strategic advisory and futurist research firm. Constellation's analysts serve as innovation advisors for leaders and Global 2000 organizations navigating the challenges of business-model disruption and transformation. Unlike legacy analyst firms, Constellation works closely with solution providers, partners, and its Constellation Executive Network of innovative buy-side leaders, C-suite executives, and board of directors to lead the way in disrupting technology and research coverage areas. The goal: deliver to clients what they need in order to achieve valuable business results.

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