The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Infrastructure Services, Q3 2015

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The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Infrastructure Services, Q3 2015 Ten Providers That Matter And How They Stack Up by Michael Facemire and Jeffrey S. Hammond September 10, 2015 For ApplicAtion DevelopMent & Delivery proFeSSionAlS ForreSTer.coM Key takeaways AnyPresence, Kony, And red Hat Lead The Pack Forrester's research uncovered a market in which Anypresence, Kony, and red Hat lead the pack. Appcelerator, Kinvey, iBM, Microsoft, oracle, and SAp offer competitive options. MobileSmith is a market challenger. The MIS Market Is Growing As Developers Look For Prebuilt Infrastructure Services the MiS market is growing because front-end mobile developers don't want to spend time building their own back-end mobile services. they'd rather focus on building great mobile apps. engagement, Analytics, And App Management Services Are Differentiators In The MIS Market As middleware, backend-as-a-service (BaaS), and Api management markets converge into mobile infrastructure platforms, engagement services, analytics, and mobile app management become key differentiators of platform breadth. Why read this report in Forrester's 112-criteria evaluation of mobile infrastructure service vendors, we identified 10 significant software and service providers — Anypresence, Appcelerator, iBM, Kinvey, Kony, Microsoft, MobileSmith, oracle, red Hat, and SAp — in the category and researched, analyzed, and scored them. this report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals select the right partner for their mobile infrastructure services needs.

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