Press release

Kony Quantum for Microsoft Azure Released

Sponsored by Businesswire

, a leading cloud-based digital application and low-code
platform solutions company, today announced the immediate availability
of Kony Quantum for Microsoft Azure, which provides support globally and
has been certified for ISO 27001, SOC2 Type II and PCI DSS. Kony also
announced the immediate availability of the Kony DBX digital banking
suite on Kony Quantum for Azure.

Kony Quantum is seamlessly integrated with Azure and fully optimized
using a cloud-native architecture, driving new digital and low-code
productivity solutions to be developed rapidly and deployed effortlessly
at scale within Azure’s global cloud infrastructure across North
America, Europe and Asia. This allows customers to start fast with
building low-code apps and have confidence in scaling as needed to
address the most advanced market-leading scalability and high
availability (HA) requirements. Kony Quantum for Azure has already been
validated for Kony DBX and it is being deployed for several customers.

“We are very pleased to work with both Microsoft and Kony Quantum, who
are key strategic partners to further enable our Human Digital
strategy,” said Ken Nagel, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical
Officer of Umpqua Bank. “By developing a network of strong partnerships,
combined with our skilled teams, we can continue to accelerate our
development, increase the pace of differentiation and build high
performing teams to meet our customers’ needs.”

“The Kony and Microsoft Azure relationship is particularly important for
customers in highly regulated industries in which compliance, security
and risk analysis are paramount,” said Burley Kawasaki, executive vice
president of Products, Kony, Inc. “Kony will access Azure’s large global
alliances network, while leveraging its compliance portfolio,
enterprise-grade service level agreements and industry-leading support.
This extends the effortless security and protection built into the Kony
Quantum platform, which enables multi-layered security that defends
against compromise and detects and reacts to attacks with application
and identity protection.”

Full Kony Quantum for Azure support includes the following:

  • New Docker/Kubernetes based container architecture
  • Full monitoring, logging and integrated Application Performance
    Monitoring support
  • High availability deployment options across multi-availability zones
  • Availability in United States, Europe and Asia regions
  • Completed ISO 27001, SOC2 Type II and PCI DSS certifications
  • Integrated Power BI support planned for advanced self-service
    analytics (planned for mid 2019)

This announcement also reflects an expansion of the Microsoft and Kony
go-to-market (GTM) relationship. Kony has attained the following key
elevated status as a Microsoft partner:

  • Cloud Competency Partner and part of Microsoft Partner Network
  • Cloud services reseller (CSP) for Microsoft Azure and Power BI
  • Joint GTM focus specifically around Kony DBX targeting digital banking

Toby Richards, GM of Partner GTM Programs in One Commercial Partner at
Microsoft Corp. said, “Microsoft is pleased to work with Kony Quanutm
for Microsoft Azure to allow customers to significantly decrease their
time to market. Kony Quantum for Azure meets a variety of needs and
provides new choices and brand differentiation that allow customers to
harness the flexibility and enterprise-grade reliability that Azure

combines the ease-of-use and speed of low-code application
development with the power of the leading enterprise-grade digital
experience development platform
. Kony Quantum enables businesses to
build mission-critical web and mobile solutions for both employees and
consumer-facing apps on a unified platform, resulting in greater speed
and productivity.

Kony has been named a “Leader” in The Forrester Wave™: Digital
Experience Development Platform, Q2 2018 report
and The Forrester
Wave™: Low-Code
Development Platforms for AD&D Professionals, Q1 2019
. Kony has
also been recognized as a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape: North
America Digital Banking Customer Experience Platforms 2019 Vendor
Assessment Report
. Kony is also a Callahan’s
2018 Innovation Series winner
, and earned two top honors at the American
Banker Digital Banking 2018
 event: Runner Up for Best in Show and
People’s Choice.

About Kony, Inc.

Kony is
a fast-growing leader in digital experience development platforms and
the emerging low-code platform market; and a recognized leader in
digital banking. Kony
provides low-code without limits, a next-generation low-code
app development platform that delivers rich digital experiences. Kony
is the banking and financial services arm of Kony,
 and is a globally recognized leader in digital banking
transformation. With a portfolio of modern, frictionless applications
powered by the industry’s most recognized platform, Kony DBX enables
banks and credit unions of any size to accelerate innovation — without
compromising what’s critical.

For more information on Kony DBX and Kony DBX Retail Banking, visit Kony
 or connect with Kony DBX on Twitter
and LinkedIn.