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Leading UK Natural and Green Gas Distributor Selects Kony to Energize Their Mobile Strategy

Kony Helps SGN Build Mobile Apps To Strengthen Customer Service and Increase Employee Productivity

London, UNITED KINGDOM and Austin, TEXASMarch 1, 2016Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that SGN will use Kony MobileFabric to develop and manage their mobile enterprise applications and streamline integration with their enterprise backend systems as it seeks to strengthen customer service and increase employee productivity.

SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.8 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. It operates over 74,000 km of gas mains and services to keep businesses running and customers safe and warm.

SGN’s Accelerated Delivery Team will use Kony’s cloud-based mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) solution Kony MobileFabric to rapidly develop mobile apps, secure interaction with backend services and simplify the app maintenance process.

“SGN is committed to delivering gas safely, reliably, and efficiently to every one of our customers. Our collaboration with Kony will allow us to deliver innovative mobile solutions that empower our employees and connect us to our customers,” explains Andrew Quail, Director of IT at SGN. “Customers are at the centre of everything we do and working with Kony helps us to fulfill our promise.”

Kony MobileFabric is part of Kony’s mobile application development platform portfolio that allows developers to use any open mobile developer framework and tool without sacrificing security or quality. SGN anticipates greater efficiencies as Kony MobileFabric will enable seamless integration with their existing enterprise systems.

“As enterprises realize how mobility can transform the way business is conducted, we are seeing organizations find more business processes that can be transformed and new capabilities that can be created,” said Jonathan Best, vice president of Europe and Africa, Kony, Inc. “We are excited to partner with SGN as they use the power of mobility to provide innovative services to their energy customers and increase business efficiency.”

Kony provides industry-leading enterprise mobility solutions to help businesses compete in mobile time, by rapidly delivering multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems today and in the future. The company’s customers include Fortune 1000 global banks, healthcare payers and providers, energy, automotive, manufacturing, travel, hospitality and retail organizations, as well as a large global network of more than 150 partners.

Kony was recently named a “Leader” again, for the third year in a row, with strong advancements in vision and execution in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). In addition, Kony was named a “Leader” and earned the highest score in the current offering category in Mobile Infrastructure Services by independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc., according to The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Infrastructure Services, Q3 2015 report. Kony is also recognized as “One of the Best Platform Solutions for the Enterprise” amongst Mobile Application Development Platform providers: Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Mobile App Development Platform Solution, 2015-16.

About SGN

We manage the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.8 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. Whoever your supplier is, our pipes deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of our customers. It’s your gas, in our network. Our promises to our customers shape who we are. They ensure we employ the highest safety standards, strive for the best levels of service and put customers at the centre of everything we do. We also know we are expected to do our work in a way that causes minimum impact on our environment.

For more information, please visit www.sgn.co.uk. Connect with SGN on Twitter and Facebook.

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.

For more information, please visit www.kony.com. Connect with Kony on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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Kony Media Contact:

David Mieny, Elate Communications Ltd

david.mieny@elatecommunications.com

+44 (0) 203 691 8234

SGN Media Contact:

Chloe Boyce, Corporate Communications Manager

chloe.boyce@sgn.co.uk

+44 (0) 845 070 1811