Parse's days are now numbered, as Facebook, which acquired the company in 2013, announced in a blog post that the service is heading for retirement.
Mobile back-end technology had its roots in Web 1.0 back in the 1990s and Web 2.0 in the 2000s. Then, in the early years of this decade came application program interfaces, mobile backend as a service and API management. These are evolving into microservices, explained Appcelerator in an infographic.
AnyPresence announced Tuesday that it has updated its mobile backend-as-a-service platform to accelerate application programming interface initiatives, support IT-governed mobile programs and enable applications for the Internet of Things.
Kony has updated its Kony MobileFabric mobile Backend-as-a-Service product to give developers the ability to use any open mobile developer framework and tool to deliver secure enterprise mobile apps.
As more enterprises look to develop and deploy mobile enterprise apps, companies such as Kinvey are seeing a rapid increase in demand for its Mobile Backend-as-a-Service platform. To help it protect its technology, Kinvey recently received its first patent for technology related to its MBaaS platform, the company announced Tuesday.
Kinvey CEO Sravish Sridhar writes that answering these six tough questions will create a foundation to provide the tools that today's employees require- and demand- on the mobile platforms they use 24/7.
Following in the footsteps of Apple and IBM, Samsung and Red Hat plan to work together to build and deliver mobile applications for enterprise users.
A convincing 85 percent of businesses said that mobile app development is either "important," "very important," or "essential" to their business, yet more than half complain about the high cost associated with DevOps and infrastructure provisioning in developing those apps.
Startup moBack announced Thursday that it is launching a self-deployable private mobile backend-as-a-service platform, designed to help developers build and deploy mobile and web apps.
Appcelerator today announced the release of Arrow, a rebranding of some of its mobile backend-as-a-service offerings with a few new features. The relaunch will include a tiered payment plan that the company hopes will resonate with independent developers and startups.