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Transforming business with mobile technology

Smartphone and tablet shipments are quickly overtaking those of desktops and laptops. As people are increasingly computing on the go, how can business turn this technical challenge into a competitive advantage?

Mobile devices present a unique opportunity for organizations to connect and interact with customers, employees and partners. Employees want to gain access to internal systems and processes using their own devices. Customers seek easier purchasing and support services, along with feature-rich capabilities at lower cost.

Businesses face many challenges as they embrace computing in motion. These include the need to support and manage a wide variety of devices, and a growing portfolio of applications, create cost controls, and make interactions secure.

Understanding these challenges, IBM provides comprehensive mobile capabilities for the needs of a mobile business:

The IBM Mobile Foundation V5 offering provides key mobile application development, connectivity and management capabilities in a single package to support a wide variety of mobile devices and mobile-application types. This offering includes:

IBM Worklight V5 enables rich, cross-platform application development that meets the needs of the mobile business. IBM Worklight includes mobile-optimized middleware that serves as a gateway between the application, backend systems, and cloud services. It is designed to integrate with an organization’s IT infrastructure and leverage its existing resources and processes.

You can develop HTML5, hybrid and native apps for a wide spectrum of devices using standards-based technologies and tools. IBM Worklight helps reduce time to market, cost of development and ongoing maintenance efforts.

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Whether you want to create web apps, native apps or hybrid apps IBM mobile capabilities provide an efficient and cost effective way for a great user experience across multiple platforms.

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