CAMPBELL, Calif., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — hopTo, Inc. (OTCQB: HPTO), developer and provider of the most comprehensive mobile productivity platform, today announced it has signed a new distribution agreement with Tokyo based KitASP Corporation, an integrated solutions provider of cloud services and a distributor of various cutting-edge cloud technologies for all of Japan. The agreement enables KitASP to distribute hopTo Work through over 50 of its reselling partners among leading information technology companies in Japan, enabling IT departments to deliver mission critical business applications to modern mobile devices with a great user experience without the need to redevelop those apps. Along with the signing of the agreement came a significant first order for hopTo Work from Japan.
“Today’s announcement with our long-time GoGlobal distribution partner, KitASP, is another solid step in our journey to expand our global user base and generate meaningful revenue with our hopTo Work product,” commented Eldad Eilam, CEO and President of hopTo, Inc. “With this distribution agreement, we expand our close working relationship with KitASP to assist its customers and partners to seamlessly incorporate the hopTo Work solution for all their mobile productivity needs.”
“With hopTo Work, hopTo has clearly delivered a revolutionary platform for building mobile workspaces and transforming existing applications. hopTo Work represents a powerful opportunity for KitASP to significantly expand our presence in the Japanese market by extending our product offerings to include application mobilization to touch devices,” said Dr. Toshio Matsuda, CEO and President at KitASP Corporation. “We’re excited to expand our partnership with hopTo, a long trusted business partner. We continue to focus our combined energies serving a broad range of enterprise customers and hosting service providers with industry-leading and cost-effective mobile productivity solutions for all businesses.”
With the launch of hopTo Work last year and the subsequent launch of hopTo Work 2.0 a month ago, hopTo delivers a complete solution that enables mobilization of applications with no coding or changes to the original application combined with an incredible user experience. The adoption of hopTo Work into the product portfolios of long-term standout partners like KitASP is further indication that the potential for hopTo Work extends to partners and end users throughout the world.
hopTo Work is licensed on a per user basis as a perpetual license which includes the first year’s maintenance and support. For a free 30-day trial, you can begin by downloading the app from the iTunes Store for iPhone and iPad and from Google Play for Android tablets.
KitASP was founded in 2000, by Prof. Toshio Matsuda with 38 years of teaching experience of computer science at universities, a co-founder and a former vice-chairman of the Application Service Provider Industry Consortium Japan, with the purpose of introduction and distribution of various cutting-edge software technologies to deliver application software as a service in the market of Japan. Since its founding, KitASP has successfully established its technology and business partnerships with leading cloud technology companies such as hopTo, GraphOn, Jamcracker, Primadesk, etc. and has been distributing their technologies targeting at medium to large-size enterprises through over 50 of its reselling partners. And KitASP has now started offering those technologies as cloud services targeting at small to medium-size enterprises with its cloud data center partners such as NTT Communications, IDC Frontier, Internet Initiative Japan, and others.
Founded in its current form in 2012, hopTo Inc. is an innovator of a unique mobile productivity workspace platform. The hopTo mobile solution delivers an unparalleled user experience without compromising enterprise security. hopTo brings a new standard of mobile productivity by enabling individuals to Search, Access, Create, Edit and Share content from their mobile devices, efficiently and effectively, by leveraging any combination of on-premise or cloud stored content, documents and data as well as enterprise applications. The company is based in Campbell, CA. For more information on hopTo, please visit: www.hopTo.com, https://www.linkedin.com/company/hopto or download the hopTo IRapp from the hopTo investor page.
About hopTo Work:
hopTo Work, first launched in November 2014, and was built upon hopTo’s successful consumer application launched in 2013. hopTo Work’s mobile workspace was the first app to address the challenges of transporting Windows applications to mobile devices, delivering a rich user interface to take full advantage of the devices native technologies. By delivering existing Windows applications to mobile environments, hopTo Work continues to offer the best in instant BYOD functionality by providing a secure and flexible mobile workspace for accessing files, corporate email, SharePoint sites, and the organization’s intranet web services and storage locations while providing full editing capabilities for Microsoft Office documents.
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