Bangalore, India and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - October 25, 2013:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company, today announced the launch of the Wipro Mobility Center of Excellence with Kony, Inc. in Hyderabad.
The focus of this Center of Excellence (CoE) is to drive multi-channel app experiences based on the Kony Experience Platform. It will enable Wipro and Kony to develop best-in-class solutions based on Kony’s leading mobile application development platform as well as next-generation technologies including mobility, cloud and analytics.
Inaugurated today at Wipro’s Gatchibowli Campus in Hyderabad, this is the first CoE created with Kony to help enterprises deliver multi-channel applications. The facility is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure that will enable Wipro to develop and showcase innovative mobile solutions leveraging the Kony Experience Platform to joint global customers.
"The rapidly changing mobile landscape comes with challenges that require an agile development environment that brings together people, processes and technology,” said Anirban Roy, Chief Operations Officer (India) for Kony, Inc. “We are committed and excited to be partnering with Wipro to deliver the most innovative multi-channel solutions, along with industry best practices, for all phases of the software development lifecycle.”
Gaurav Dhall, Global Head, Wipro Mobility Solutions said, "Enterprise customers are now seeking greater innovation and value for their business, by leveraging disruptive technologies like mobile, cloud, social and analytics. The CoE will help customers to incubate new products and services across multiple channels using the Kony platform.”
The center will help deliver value to the customers with process-specific business solutions, and thought leadership around existing and emerging Kony solution-based technology. It will provide best in class training and help build specific competencies around new Kony products.
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 57 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
About Kony Inc.
Kony is the fastest growing cloud-based mobile application development platform (MADP) in the industry with over 600 live multi-channel apps, serving over 20 million end users across 45 countries. The Kony Experience Platform is an integrated software development lifecycle (SDLC) platform to define, design, develop, test, deploy, and manage multi-channel applications from a single code base. With Kony, you can deliver stunning user-first experiences, get to market faster, and lower your application TCO. Kony also offers a suite of more than 30 ready-to-run B2E and B2C apps that enable customers to quickly extend their business.
In 2013 Kony was named a “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). For more information, please visit www.kony.com. Connect with Kony on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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