January 23, 2024
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Kong Accredited by IMDA, Enhancing Growth Trajectory in Singapore

Kong to Accelerate Government and Enterprise Opportunities in Singapore and Beyond

SINGAPORE — Jan. 23, 2024 — Kong Inc., a leading developer of cloud API technologies, announced it has been accredited by Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).

By meeting IMDA's stringent evaluation, Kong is now part of the IMDA’s Accreditation programme and recognized as a trusted vendor for government and larger enterprise customers in Singapore's thriving digital economy. This prestigious accreditation is an important step in growing Kong’s business in Singapore and beyond — cementing Kong's credentials in the market and positioning the company for further growth in the Asia-Pacific region.

"Achieving IMDA Accreditation is an important milestone that will accelerate Kong’s growth in Singapore and across Asia-Pacific. This validation will help shorten proof-of-concept cycles through the Tech Acceleration Lab (TAL) and fast-track procurement in the public sector via the streamlined procurement process," said Richard Koh, Kong Inc. VP, Asia Pacific and Japan. "By streamlining deployment, Kong can deliver more value more quickly to customers in Singapore. We look forward to deepening our partnerships with the innovative agencies and enterprises making the move to an API-first approach."

IMDA is a statutory board in the Singapore government that leads the nation’s digital transformation by developing a vibrant digital economy and an inclusive digital society. In architecting Singapore’s Digital Future, IMDA fosters growth in Infocomm, Technology and Media sectors in concert with progressive regulations, harnessing frontier technologies and developing local talent and digital infrastructure ecosystems. To achieve IMDA accreditation, organizations are evaluated on three aspects: technical, financial and operational.

This announcement follows a busy year of news for Kong in the Asia-Pacific region, with the company opening offices in Singapore and announcing a joint venture with Japan Cloud in 2023.

Kong's unified cloud API platform offers an integrated solution combining API management, service mesh and ingress controller capabilities. Kong works with more than 600 customers globally and across industries, from startups to worldwide leaders like PayPal, GSK plc and Nasdaq.

About Kong

Kong Inc., a leading developer of cloud API technologies, is on a mission to enable companies around the world to become “API-first.” Kong helps organizations globally — from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises — unleash developer productivity, build securely and accelerate time to market. For more information about Kong, please visit www.konghq.com or follow us on X @thekonginc.