Gartner Research

Decision Point for Deploying Mobile Applications

Published: 22 June 2015

ID: G00275920

Analyst(s): Andrew Garver

Summary

Numerous mobile application deployment alternatives — and a growing mix of mobile applications and users — can leave architects unsure how to select a proper deployment method. This Decision Point enables sound application deployment choices within the context of a larger mobility framework.

Table Of Contents

Decision Point Question

Decision Overview

Decision Tool

Principles, Requirements and Constraints

  • Principles
  • Requirements and Constraints

Alternatives

  • Public App Stores
  • Enterprise Mobility Management App Catalog
  • Mobile Application Management App Catalog
  • URLs

Future Developments

  • App Catalogs Will Reach Feature Parity
  • Stand-Alone MAM Systems Will Be Supplanted by EMM
  • PCs Will Adopt Mobile Management Techniques

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