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Kony Named a Leader by Ovum for Mobile Application Development Platforms

Kony Recognized as “One of the Best Platform Solutions for the Enterprise” Amongst Mobile Application Development Platform Providers

ORLANDO, Fla.Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that it has been named as a “Leader” and recognized as one of the best platform offerings for the enterprise, and most comprehensive cloud-based mobile solution on the market in the Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Mobile App Development Platform (MADP) Solution, 2015-16 report. Kony was also highlighted as one of the most widely deployed application development platforms, with a broad range of both mission-critical enterprise and consumer-facing scenarios. As the largest pure-play provider focused on enterprise mobility solutions, Kony serves more than 20 million mobile app users worldwide and manages more than a billion user sessions annually.

“Mobile will be the ante to the game of commerce, productivity and loyalty,” said Thomas E. Hogan, chief executive officer, Kony, Inc. “As mobile is fast becoming a major catalyst for business innovation and process transformation for the enterprise, I believe companies will either lead with mobile or be left behind. The recognition of Kony as an industry leader by Ovum is a testament to the relentless focus and commitment by our Kony team to help our customers take full advantage of the power of mobile to advance their business agenda.” According to the Ovum report, “Smart mobile devices are proving to be the preferred choice when connecting to the Internet, not only for consumers, but also now for enterprise workers.” The report also states that many enterprises are prioritizing mobile apps over all other app development requirements, for both external (business and consumer-facing) and internal requirements. Furthermore, enterprises today must have a mobile app strategy, driven by consumers choosing to do more with their mobile devices over traditional computers. Ovum recognized Kony for developing a leading business to address the needs of enterprises as they turn to app development solutions that offer a build-once, deploy to many device operating systems and form factors. The Kony Mobility Platform is an end-to-end mobile app development platform that offers full lifecycle support on-premise or on the cloud. In the Key Findings section of the report, Ovum states “The advantage of a wide-scope MADP solutions in one box is that developers have a one-stop solution, reducing tool overheads and integration issues, facilitating traceability of work assets.” Kony offers a rich set of mobile solutions across the full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), empowering businesses to define, design, develop, deploy, and manage multi-edge mobile applications from a single codebase. Kony also offers ready-to-run business mobile apps to better engage with customers and help increase employee productivity, by enabling them to have access to company systems and information through their mobile devices. Leading enterprises worldwide rely on Kony to: - Deliver a full enterprise lifecycle and multi-edge enablement - Provide unparalleled service level agreements guaranteeing support for new devices and operating systems - Enable strong integration capabilities supporting a range of complex enterprise applications - Drive efficiency and gain the lowest total cost of ongoing maintenance and ownership (TCO) Download a complimentary copy of the [Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Mobile App Development Platform Solution, 2015-16]( **About Kony** Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions company, and an industry leader among mobile application development platform (MADP) providers. Kony empowers today’s leading organizations to compete in mobile time by rapidly delivering multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems, today and in the future. Kony offers ready-to-run business mobile apps to help organizations better engage with customers and partners, as well as increase employee productivity through mobile device access to company systems and information. Powered by Kony’s industry-leading Mobility Platform, enterprises can design, build, configure, and manage mobile apps across the entire software development lifecycle, and get to market faster with a lower total cost of ownership. Kony was also honored in the Mobile Star Awards for achievements in enterprise application development, named the first place winner in CTIA’s [MobITs Awards]( in the Mobile Applications, Development & Platforms category, and included on the Inc. 500\|5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America. For more information, please visit [](/). Connect with Kony on [Twitter](, [Facebook](, and [LinkedIn](
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