Gartner: IBM is the leader of the Mobile Enterprise Application Platform

ImageThe IT industry analyst company Gartner says IBM is a leader among the “MEAP” (mobile enterprise application platform) solutions available in todays market.

Gartner specifically highlights the application lifecycle components – IBM’s integration of tools such as Worklight itself as the platform, Tealeaf CX Mobile for user experience optimization, Rational Test Workbench for test automation, Cast Iron for data integration, and Endpoint Manager for mobile device management.

Gartner also recognizes IBM’s focus on standards, such as Worklight’s support for Apache Cordova and Phonegap 3.0, its Eclipse-based foundation, and support for tools like Dojo, node.js, and other industry standards.

One of the IBM customers using this technology is the German manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz who claims they save 60 % on deleopment cost after adopting IBM Worklight.
Another company, Colmobil, a leading automotive company in Israel use IBM MobileFirst to boost efficiency and improve customer service.

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