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Kony Recognized by Gartner for the Fourth Year in a Row as a Leader in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms

Kony Positioned Furthest for Completeness of Vision Overall and Advancement for Ability to Execute in the Leaders Quadrant

AUSTIN, Texas – June 17, 2016Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that it has been named as a Leader with advancement in both vision and execution by Gartner in the June 15, 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms (MADP). This is the fourth consecutive year that Kony has been recognized as a Leader amongst mobile application development platform providers, positioned the furthest for Completeness of Vision. Kony has also made advancements for Ability to Execute in the Leaders quadrant. As the largest provider focused purely on cross-platform, cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions, Kony serves more than 250 million mobile app users worldwide every day and manages more than 3.4 billion user sessions annually.

“Kony is 100 percent focused on one mission and that is to transform business outcomes for our global customers, with the rapid and efficient delivery of innovative and secure mobile applications,” said Thomas E. Hogan, chief executive officer, Kony, Inc. “With the accelerated adoption of mobility in recent years by leading enterprises as the most important first step of their digital transformation, we remain committed to delivering the industry’s most advanced and innovative mobile platform and solutions. Our goal is to provide the highest level of value and service to our enterprise customers. We believe this recognition by Gartner of Kony for the fourth year in a row, is a huge testament to this relentless commitment.”

According to Gartner, leaders in this Magic Quadrant “must represent a strong combination of Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision. In the MADP sector, this means that Leaders not only are good at cross-platform development, deployment and management across the full life cycle, but also have a good vision of the multichannel enterprise, support for multiple architectures and standards, a solid understanding of IT requirements, and scalable channels and partnerships. Leaders must provide platforms that are easy to purchase, program, deploy and upgrade, and which can connect to a range of back-end and cloud services, from the same vendor as well as third parties.”

The Kony Mobility Platform is an open and standards-based, integrated platform for mobile app development and beyond. It supports the entire application software development lifecycle (SDLC) and operations (DevOps) lifecycle, empowering enterprises to quickly design, build, deploy, and manage multi-edge app experiences. This full DevOps solution encompasses unique app UI design and development tools (Kony Visualizer), powered by Kony’s mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) and backend application development offering (Kony MobileFabric), as well as testing and analytics. It extends fully to the end user through the addition of Kony Apps, which allow customers to deliver secure, enterprise-grade mobile apps faster to market. Leading enterprises worldwide rely on Kony to:

  • Deliver a full enterprise lifecycle and multi-channel mobile solution for advanced low code and unique visual design environment
  • Provide unparalleled service level agreements guaranteeing support for new devices and operating systems
  • Enable strong integration capabilities supporting a range of complex enterprise applications

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About Kony Inc.

Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions company and an industry leader among mobile application development platform (MADP) providers. Kony empowers organizations to compete in mobile time by rapidly delivering, ready-to-run, multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems, today and in the future, with a lower total cost of ownership. Kony’s cross-platform solution helps organizations design, build, configure and manage mobile apps to empower and better engage with customers, partners and employees. Kony was 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.

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