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App dev tools strengthen Amazon mobility market play
Other vendors get more attention, but Amazon has quietly built a large portfolio of enterprise mobility services. This issue’s cover story looks at how the cloud-computing giant could make waves with its management, data synchronization and app development tools. Experts say its popular infrastructure services will be a big draw for customers looking to go mobile.
This month's columns explain why infrastructure admins need to get on board with enterprise mobility and when IT should think about outsourcing mobile support tasks. Jack Madden takes a deep dive into the choice between native, Web and hybrid apps. And in the wake of IBM InterConnect and Mobile World Congress, our editors take a look at what Big Blue is up to in the mobile market.
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Features in this issue
It may be scary to turn mobility management over to a service provider, but many organizations don't have the expertise or resources to do it themselves.
To truly embrace mobility, rethink the way organizations do business. With a well-planned mobility project, IT can help companies increase revenue and make employees more productive.
IT should take into account device integrations and access methods when choosing which types of apps to develop and deliver.
The company's latest flagship Android device is extremely useful, but at the end of the day, it may not be worth the price tag.
News in this issue
Amazon Web Services has slowly built a compelling portfolio of mobile app dev and management tools, and now the company is poised to shake up the market.
Two major partnerships show Big Blue is all in on enterprise mobility. One brings Apple's Swift language into cloud app development, and the other promotes management standards.
Mobile devices are nothing without powerful chips. Advances in the semiconductor industry will be critical to pushing smartphone innovation forward.
Columns in this issue
Organizations need the right infrastructure to support mobility. The IT admins in charge of those systems isn't always ready (or willing) to help.