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.
As enterprises face the increasing demand from employees for mobile apps, one option to reduce the cost and increase the speed of mobile app development is to use codeless app development, according to a report prepared by Peter Crocker, principal analyst with Smith's Point Analytics.
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.
I came across an interesting blog post this week by Kitty Weldon, principal analyst for enterprise mobility at Current Analysis, who noted the mobile application platform market is moving to cloud-based services.
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.
The average large enterprise hosts more than 2,000 unsafe mobile apps on its network, a security oversight that opens up the potential for cyber attacks, data breaches and more, according to analytics released Wednesday from a mobile app vetting provider.
Enterprises are increasing enabling business intelligence applications for mobile devices.
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As more enterprises deploy custom mobile applications, mobile backend-as-a-service will become the "new frontier" in enterprise mobile app development.
Pushed by the accelerating move to mobility, enterprises are expected to dedicate more time, effort and money to custom mobile applications in 2015.