Gartner: 40% of Mobile App Development will leverage cloud by 2016

May 2, 2013: The global information technology research and advisory company, Gartner Inc. predicted by 2016, 40 per cent of mobile application development projects will leverage cloud back-end services, causing development leaders to lose control of the pace and path of cloud adoption within their enterprises.

Cloud mobile back-end services provide a specialized form of platform as a service (PaaS) to support mobile application development. These cloud services — referred to by some in the market as “mobile back-end as a service” — provide the back-end capabilities commonly required by mobile applications, such as user management, data storage, push notifications and social network integration. In addition, some cloud mobile back-end services allow developers to deploy server-side code.

Author: VSDaily Editor

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