Kony and Cognizant Start Cooperation to Develop Mobile Enterprise Solutions

  • BPM , Infrastructure
  • 19.04.2016 01:45 pm

Kony and Cognizant  will jointly develop and deliver solutions spanning enterprise mobile applications, mobile app design, and mobile back-end services to enhance business process efficiencies and security. 

Cognizant and Kony will work together to develop and deliver a suite of new cross-platform mobile applications for industries such as banking, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and government, as well as horizontal mobile applications that can be used by sales and field services, workflow, and human resources organisations. Clients will have access to a robust mobile middleware back-end service, Cognizant’s Digital Fabric, based on Kony’sMobileFabric™ for enterprise-grade mobile services.

In addition, Kony's advanced mobile app design capabilities will be integrated into the offerings of the Cognizant Digital Collaboratory in New York City, further enabling clients to envision the "art of the possible" as they architect their digital future using Cognizant’s Digital Works methodology.

“We are looking forward to working with Cognizant and Kony to architect and implement our digital transformation,” said Dan McCormick, regional IT director, Rentokil Initial plc. “Cognizant’s digital expertise, deepdomain knowledge and global scale, combined with Kony’s market-leading platform for enterprise mobility, givesRentokil access to best-of-breed capabilities. We’re confident that Kony and Cognizant working together willdrive the highest value and best possible outcomes for Rentokil as we take our digital journey.”

“We are excited to join forces with Cognizant to provide unparalleled mobile and digital solutions to help our global clients,” said Thomas E. Hogan, chairman and chief executive officer, Kony, Inc. “What makes this partnership so powerful is the unique and complementary fit of our respective assets and capabilities – Kony’s deep knowledge and intellectual property in enterprise mobility and Cognizant’s tremendous domain expertise, business process and design innovation, industry vertical depth, and impressive market reach and scale. Most importantly, our combined strengths will bring industry-leading innovation and value to our clients, which is the ultimate barometer of success.”

“The world is mobile. Serving today’s customers means connecting with them anytime they want and anywhere they are. As a result, we’ve seen an explosion of emerging end points and apps to engage, capture information, and support decision-making. This trend lies at the heart of digital transformation,” said Sean Middleton, chiefoperating officer, Emerging Business Accelerator, at Cognizant. “Successfully harnessing these forces to capture value, though, requires a thoughtful approach supported by an efficient, secure and agile platform. We’re pleasedto partner with Kony and to harness their world-class expertise and platform. Together with Cognizant’s Digital Works methodology, this alliance will help our clients across industries.”

Kony was recently named a “Leader” for the third consecutive year 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 Forrester Research, Inc., according to The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Infrastructure Services, Q3 2015 report.

For more information regarding the new Cognizant and Kony solutions, please visit www.cognizant.com/partners/kony

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