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Kony Wins First Place Honors for 2016 CTIA Emerging Tech Awards
|By Business Wire
|September 22, 2016 08:30 AM EDT
Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that Kony
Visualizer 7, the visual application design and development solution
of the Kony Mobility Platform Suite, was named the first place winner,
in the Mobile App Development Platforms category, for the 10th annual CTIA
Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards. The CTIA E-Tech Award winners
were announced at the CTIA
Super Mobility 2016™, the largest wireless event in America.
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The winners represent the latest innovation in mobile products and
services that have the power to transform networks, businesses, smart
cities and connected consumers. CTIA-The
Wireless Association®, an international nonprofit trade organization
representing the wireless communications industry, recognized Kony as
one of the best mobile solutions of the year, and one that has the
potential to influence and benefit businesses and consumers.
By the end of 2017, Gartner
predicts the demand for enterprise mobile apps will surpass IT
organizations’ capacity to deliver them by five to one (Gartner Report:
The Enterprise App Explosion: Scaling One to 100 Mobile Apps, published:
7 May 2015). The significance of the new Kony Visualizer 7 is that it
addresses this issue head-on with its innovative technology, which
simplifies and accelerates the mobile app development process. The
recent release of Kony Visualizer 7 enables cross-platform mobile app
development and supports voice input for Apple Watch apps or intelligent
control of smart homes using new Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities.
“In just a few years, mobile apps went from being viewed by many in the
enterprise as simply a ‘cool’ consumer thing, to becoming a strategic
business imperative to stay competitive and meet customer expectation.
Yet enterprises are still struggling to bridge the gap between business
demands for mobile apps and the ability to quickly and effectively
deliver them,” said Dave Shirk, president of Products, Strategy and
Marketing, Kony, Inc. “With the help of non-traditional, low-code tools,
like Kony Visualizer 7, developers and designers, and those with no
background in programing or coding skills, can easily and quickly build
rich, innovative mobile apps. Kony Visualizer 7 also allows developers
and designers to collaborate with stakeholders across the organization
to get immediate feedback on the mobile apps they’ve designed, creating
better alignment between business and IT as part of the innovation
The Kony Visualizer Starter Edition is downloadable at no cost, opening
up the opportunity for a broader group of users, such as designers,
developers and non-technical line-of-business users. With Kony
Visualizer Starter Edition, users can visually design fully interactive,
native mobile apps for their organizations. Once users design a mobile
app using the Kony Visualizer Starter Edition, they can also choose to
easily move the app to production using the Kony Visualizer Enterprise
Edition subscription to deploy and connect the app to back-end services
and APIs (Application Program Interface) via Kony MobileFabric.
Kony Visualizer 7 is generally available worldwide. The free Starter
Edition can be downloaded from here: http://www.kony.com/products/visualizer.
About Kony Inc.
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 pre-built, omni-channel 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/E-Tech Awards for the last three
consecutive years in categories recognizing mobile application
development platforms, and was included on the Inc. 500|5000 list of
fastest growing private companies in America. Connect with Kony on Twitter, Facebook,
About CTIA Super Mobility 2016
CTIA Super Mobility 2016™ (CTIASuperMobility2016.com)
is the largest mobile event in America and the only B2B marketplace
dedicated to demonstrating products and strategies for smart cities,
mobile-first enterprises and connected consumers around the globe. For
three days, more than 30,000 technology and business professionals,
1,000 exhibiting companies and dozens of collocated partner
organizations gather to discover next-generation technologies, people
and ideas transforming everything wireless. Powered by CTIA for 30+
years, this award-winning trade show advances the association’s
commitment to foster wireless innovation and enable connected life. CTIA
Super Mobility 2016 takes place September 7-9, 2016 at the Sands Expo
and Convention Center in Las Vegas, USA.
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