Gartner Research

Enterprise App Stores Can Increase the ROI of the App Portfolio

Published: 04 February 2013

ID: G00247591

Analyst(s): Brian Prentice , Phillip Redman, Ian Finley , Stewart Buchanan


An enterprise app store can boost return on application investments and reduce risks, license fees and administration costs. However, application, security and sourcing professionals need to work together to deliver an effective enterprise app store.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The increasing number of enterprise mobile devices and the adoption of MDM by enterprises will drive demand and adoption of enterprise app stores
  • Enterprise app stores can support a more diverse and competitive automated software process requiring less procurement intervention
  • The long-term success of an enterprise app store hinges on a dramatic increase in the comparative supply of software solutions

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