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Orasi Signs Full-Service Partnership Agreement with Enterprise Mobility Leader Kony, Inc.

Kennesaw, GA – November, 9, 2015 – Orasi Software, an Atlanta-based software quality reseller and professional services company, today announced it has signed a full-service partnership agreement with Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company. The partnership is a key component of Orasi’s expansion from its prior focus on testing and quality assurance to offering consulting, services and solutions for the complete application lifecycle. Under the terms of the agreement, Orasi will provide sales, implementation services, training, consulting and support for Kony’s mobile development solutions.

“Kony offers a best-in-class mobile development platform for ‘Write once, deploy many’ mobile applications, especially where complex enterprise integration is required,” said Orasi AVP, Emerging Technology, Joe Schulz. “Furthermore, Kony is a natural extension to the mobile testing practice we already have. It fits well with our mobile testing vendor solutions and is a great complement to our SAP and continuous delivery practices. Orasi wants to help its customers address the challenges of mobile development, and we view Kony as the best solution.”

As the largest provider focused purely on cross-platform 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. For three years in a row, Kony has been named a “Leader” with strong advancements in vision and execution in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP) – 2013, 2014, and 2015. 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.

Orasi will offer Kony Visualizer and Kony Studio, the specialized tools used to build cross-platform mobile applications. Orasi will also sell and deploy Kony MobileFabric, an award-winning collection of services used to achieve and manage integration with back-end platforms.

“With the explosive growth and impact of mobile devices, many companies have placed mobile as a top priority for their businesses. We are excited to partner with Orasi to help organizations to quickly adopt mobility and rapidly deliver mobile solutions for their customers, partners and employees,” said Les Russell, Vice President, Worldwide Partner and Channel, Kony, Inc. “The comprehensiveness of coverage across the full enterprise mobility lifecycle is Kony’s unique differentiator, and partnering with Orasi will enable customers to take advantage of the breadth of mobile solutions that we can offer together. No one in the industry provides this same breadth of capability across all enterprise mobility lifecycle phases. These components of a full development lifecycle portfolio can be used individually or combined to streamline workflows, accelerate development timeframes and lower total costs of ownership.”

Kony Visualizer: a mobile-first app design and prototyping solution that enables business users, designers and developers to collaborate and rapidly create native and Web mobile app experiences for iOS, Android, Windows and the Web. This award-winning mobile app tool allows users to design native and web user experiences for smartphones, tablets and desktop in a real-time, collaborative environment with Visualizer’s cloud-based mobile app designer and app prototyping tool:

  • Leverage a WYSIWYM interface for mobile phone, tablet and desktop app design: “What you see is what you mobilize”
  • Create rich native UI with the Kony framework
  • Define engaging user experiences, including navigation, animation and deep device capabilities
  • Preview apps in real time across iOS, Android and desktop with a next-gen app prototyping tool
  • Integrate with the Kony Studiodevelopment environment

Kony Studio: As the only enterprise-grade platform for developing and deploying HTML5, native or hybrid mobile apps using open and standards-based tools, Kony Studio’s IDE software offers enterprises a cross-platform mobile development toolset to build, debug and deploy next-generation mobile apps from a single code base. Supporting more than 10,000+ smartphones, feature phones and tablets running Android, iOS, Windows and Blackberry, Kony Studio allows companies to design, build and test new channels in 80% less time, defining unique experiences for mobile and desktop and delivering engaging and consistent app experiences across all channels.

Kony MobileFabric: As the industry’s leading mobile middleware solution, MobileFabric is an enterprise-grade set of secure, open, standards-based mobile services offerings that enables enterprises to significantly reduce costs and achieve more than 65 percent reduction in time to market. Offering exceptional agility, Kony MobileFabric unifies multiple infrastructures/platforms, including MADP, mobile back-end as a service (MBaaS), application programming interface management and platform as a service (PaaS). In September 2015, MobileFabric was recognized as the “Most Innovative IT Solution in the Mobile Applications, Development and Platforms” category of CTIA’s 2015 MobITs Awards competition.

“As customers adopt more agile practices, it’s a natural extension for Orasi to integrate mobile development with its offerings,” Schulz said. “With the addition of Kony’s industry-leading products to our portfolio, we will be poised to help Orasi customers integrate all the process and tooling necessary for end-to-end quality in their mobile practices. At the same time, we can help Kony customers not only build mobile apps quickly but also make sure the apps work as expected and satisfy user requirements.”

Kony named a “Leader” with strong advancements in vision and execution in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP) – 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Kony named a “Leader” and earned the highest score in the current offering category in Mobile Infrastructure Services by independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc.

About Kony, Inc.

Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions company and an industry leader among 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.

About Orasi Software, Inc.
Orasi is a leading provider of software, support, training and consulting services. Through strategic industry partnerships, Orasi offers market-leading automated testing, application performance management/intelligence, test data management and coverage, continuous delivery/integration and mobile testing technologies to enable customers to focus on a complete software quality lifecycle. For more than 13 years, Orasi has helped customers successfully implement and integrate software testing environments to reduce the cost and risk of software failures.

Orasi is a trademark of Orasi Software, Inc. All other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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