Kony Continues to Execute on its Expansion and Growth Strategy with New Office Opening
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 2, 2015–
Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced the opening of its new company headquarters in Austin, Texas. To serve the needs of its growing business, the company is expanding its presence to Austin, one of the fast-growing technology centers in the nation.
This new office opening is part of the company’s aggressive growth strategy to meet the mobility solutions needs of its enterprise customers. Kony will maintain its strategic presence and offices in both Silicon Valley and Orlando, Florida, to further enable growth and a distributed presence across all three major time zones. As a leading provider of enterprise mobile application solutions, Kony helps customers around the globe use mobility as a catalyst for innovation for their business, while also driving stronger customer loyalty, employee empowerment and business process improvements.
“Austin is recognized as one of the fast-growing high-tech centers and a hub for mobile technology talent,” said Thomas E. Hogan, chief executive officer, Kony, Inc. “Ensuring we have the right talent to support the needs of our growing customer base is critical to our success. With the rapid adoption of mobility by leading enterprises across the industries, there is no limit to how fast Kony will grow. We want to deliver the highest level of value and service to our enterprise customers, and we will continue to expand our business across the globe to meet this goal.”
The new Kony headquarters, which is located at the TRI Office Complex: 9225 Bee Cave Road Suite 300, Austin, Texas, represents a collaborative work environment for Kony’s senior leadership and employees across several key functions: Sales, Marketing, Product Marketing, Product Management, Services, Human Resources and Finance. It will also feature a state-of-the-art executive briefing center and customer training center.
As the largest provider focused purely on cross-platform enterprise mobility solutions, Kony serves more than 25 million mobile app users worldwide every day and manages more than 1.4 billion user sessions annually. Kony helps organizations rapidly execute on their mobile strategy with enterprise-grade Kony Apps that can help them get to market faster. Kony Apps deliver multi-edge experiences that are fully customizable, easily integrated, highly secure, scalable, and business-ready with reporting and analytics. With Kony Apps, customers get individualized solutions from quick-start app templates and micro apps designed to efficiently mobilize the enterprise to meet business needs, exceed user expectations and drive business results. These mobile apps, designed for any mobile device and operating system, provide the best of both worlds: built-in best practices, features, and connectors that make it easy to get up and running fast, plus configuration options designed to enable users to customize the app specifically for their business.
For customers that want to build their own custom apps, Kony’s Enterprise Mobility Platform meets the development needs across the full mobile app development and operations (DevOps) lifecycle. This full DevOps solution encompasses unique app UI design tools (Kony Visualizer) and the leading multi-channel app dev tools (Kony Studio), powered by Kony’s Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) 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.
For three years in a row, industry analyst firm Gartner placed Kony in the “Leaders” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms. Kony also received the highest scores in 3 out of 4 use cases in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Mobile Application Development Platforms report. In addition, Kony was 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 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.