At Enterprise Mobility Blog, we cover all the major Mobile Application Platforms in the space. We have been hearing a lot about Kony and our readers have requested us to write about Kony platform. We will try to focus more on Kony platform and hope to write more articles on the same in the future. In this article we will introduce Kony and their offerings.
Kony, is an Orlando based mobility company, backed by a total funding of $58.4 Million, with its flagship mobility platform branded as KonyOne platform is positioned as a visionary in the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development platforms(MADP) in 2012. Gartner is yet to release its Magic Quadrant report for 2013, everyone in the MADAP space are eagerly watching. Kony has offices all across the globe and their primary product development center is in Hyderabad, India.
Note : This article is slightly dated, please take this with grain of salt as we are working on updating the article.
What are Kony’s Product Offerings ?
Kony Apps : Kony offers a set of pre-built apps built on Kony , that customers can use to get to market faster. They are customizable based on user needs and built based on certain industry verticals use cases. They can connect to any backend as well with configurability options and code free options.
Kony Enterprise Mobility management (EMM) : Kony EMM is a mobility solution that organizations can use to provision, update and monitor mobile devices, apps, including data and content from one console. Kony used to offer Kony Mobile Application Management ( MAM) previously only to manage applications. They are now offering a full suite under EMM. Kony did not make it through the 2013 MDM Gartner Magic Quadrant , but was evaluated according to Gartner report for MDM. We will have to wait and see where Kony heads in this space because they are offering a full suite under EMM.
Kony also has about 200 customers globally with some of the big names. Currently, Kony does not give out their software to public developers to try out. You need to be a partner or customer to use their IDE or software.
What do you think about Kony ? Have you been using Kony ? What is your experience about Kony products ?