Gartner Research

Accelerate Mobile Application Delivery With Cloud Services

Published: 24 October 2012

ID: G00234532

Analyst(s): Gordon Van Huizen


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



  • 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

Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.