Gartner Research

Accelerate Mobile Application Delivery With Cloud Services

Published: 24 October 2012

ID: G00234532

Analyst(s): Gordon Van Huizen

Summary

Cloud mobile back-end services promise to accelerate the delivery of sophisticated mobile applications and reduce upfront investment; however, these services come with their own risks, which must be confronted for enterprise use.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use Cloud Mobile Back-End Services in Your Mobile AD Efforts
  • Treat Vendor Selections Tactically, Not Strategically
  • Ensure That the Vendor Can Support Your Operational Needs
  • Ensure the Security of Sensitive Data That Mobile Applications Store in the Cloud
  • Construct an Appropriate Funding Model

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