Many companies developing their own mobile apps for customers and employees. But it is not an easy or fast process.
Cloud provider Champion Solutions Group has acquired allAware, a mobile and cloud technology provider, for an undisclosed consideration. Champion Solutions Group said it will expand its Microsoft Cloud capabilities outside of the Office 365 space with the acquisition of allAware, which develops Microsoft mobile apps for organizations.
While enterprise mobile apps enable employees to more productive, developing and managing those apps put a strain in IT departments.
Having recently purchased Telerik for $262 million, Progress is releasing a major update to the Telerik Platform for enterprise mobile app development. The updated platform now provides low code development options, enterprise mobile back-end-as-a-service, and a native development framework to provide development flexibility.
Enterprises large and small are at risk from insecure mobile apps and mobile malware, particularly those that allow employees to bring their own devices to work. To give IT tools to combat these threat, IBM is bringing together technology from two of its recent acquisitions--Fiberlink and Trusteer.
Enterprises are often held back from mobile app development by fears about the time, money, and employee resources. These fears are based on five myths about enterprise mobile app development, explained an infographic prepared by FeedHenry.
CIOs think that mobile app development takes too long and costs too much, according to a survey by mobile back-end-as-a-service provider Kinvey.
Mobile enterprise application platform vendors will increasingly look to new partnerships and deployment options, such as cloud services, judges Charlotte Dunlap, senior analyst for app platforms at Current Analysis.
More than half of the highest performing IT teams have deployed enterprise app stores, according to Accenture.
Business software firm Pegaystems acquired cloud-based mobile application development platforms provider Antenna Software--a move designed to enable enterprise IT clients to deliver improved customer experiences across multiple operating systems and devices. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.