Enterprise mobility management Definitions

  • G

    Good Technology

    Good Technology is a mobile security platform provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. The company was founded in 2000 and was acquired by BlackBerry in 2015.

  • Google Apps for Business

    Google Apps for Business is an email, messaging and content-sharing service provided by Google for small and medium-sized businesses as well as enterprises.

  • Google Mobile Services (GMS)

    Google Mobile Services (GMS) is a collection of applications and API’s developed by Google that are available for Android devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

  • H

    handheld

    A handheld computer is a computer that can conveniently be stored in a pocket (of sufficient size) and used while you're holding it.

  • hot spot

    For users of portable computers equipped for wireless, a hot spot (or hotspot) is a wireless LAN (local area network) node that provides Internet connection and virtual private network (VPN) access from a given location.

  • hot zone

    A hot zone is a wireless access area created by multiple hot spots located in close proximity to each other.

  • HTML5 mobile app

    HTML5 mobile apps are developed through that version of the Web content standard. They enable cross-platform access without recoding.

  • hybrid mobile app dev

    Hybrid mobile app development is an approach to programming for mobile devices that combines the strengths of native programming and HTML5 mobile app development.

  • I

    IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation (formerly IBM Worklight)

    IBM MobileFirst Foundation, formerly known as IBM Worklight, is a suite of software development products that allow developers to build and deliver mobile applications for the enterprise.

  • identity as a Service (IDaaS)

    Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is an authentication infrastructure that is built, hosted and managed by a third-party service provider.

  • instant app (Google Android instant app)

    A Google Android instant app is a small software program that enables end users to test out a portion of a native Android app without installing it on a device.

  • iOS developer kit

    The iOS software development kit (iOS SDK) is a collection of tools for the creation of apps for Apple’s mobile operating system.

  • iOS Developer Program

    The iOS Developer Program is a fee-based subscription that allows program members to publish approved apps to the Apple app store.

  • IT consumerization (information technology consumerization)

    IT consumerization is the blending of personal and business use of technology devices and applications. Gartner traced the trend to the dot-com collapse, when enterprise IT budgets shrank and many IT vendors shifted focus to the potentially bigger consumer IT markets. The result has been a change in the way technology enters the marketplace.

  • J

    Jive Software

    Jive Software is an enterprise social networking software vendor based in Palo Alto, Calif.

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