2018 Mobile Appplication Development Platform Magic Quadrant

What Gartner is saying about MobileFrame...

The Most Satisfying Mobile App Development Platform

The information below is excerpted from various recent Gartner publications, citations provided below.

MobileFrame has been in the mobile app development market for 17 years and has a large installed base of enterprise customers (over 2,400), typically in business units.(1) MobileFrame has a fully published API for developers and a Thin Client Server that extends apps to run in web browsers. The MobileFrame backend enables integration with systems of record, typically via web-based service connectors and Object Linking and Embedding Database (OLE DB)/Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)-compliant systems.(1)

From Mobile App Development Platform (MADP) Magic Quadrants:

  • Customer Experience: Reference customers gave MobileFrame one of the higher overall customer satisfaction scores; they identified its speed, simplicity and ease of development as key strengths.(3) MobileFrame has many long-standing, satisfied customers.(1)
  • High-productivity app building: MobileFrame’s low-code development approach not only supports the front-end creation process, but also extends to back-end data binding and API creation. Reference customers scored this high-productivity development capability as above average.(1)
  • Execution: MobileFrame offers compelling value for customers that desire a low-code or no-code development tool for integrating, building and developing mobile apps.(1)
  • Overall viability MobileFrame is a tightly run operation. It continues to support customers, even on Windows Mobile devices, so investing in the technology is a viable option for the long term.(1)
  • Offering Strategy: MobileFrame’s platform architecture offers extensibility for supporting multi-experience development, such as via Google Dialogflow integration and the ability to write custom add-ons supporting chatbot and other services.(1)

Key notes about us from Critical Capabilities for Mobile App Development Platforms Report:

  • Professional developer tools: The platform provides a developer environment that is completely self-contained from version control to testing and deployment.(2)
  • Process, workflow and data modeling: Data models, workflows and app designs are configured visually through the MobileFrame platform.(2)
  • DevOps support: The MobileFrame platform offers built-in integrated tools for continuous development and integration, as well as version control.(2)
  • AI capabilities: MobileFrame offers prebuilt integration to Google Dialogflow and support for third-party NLP services via APIs, such as Wit.ai and Amazon Lex.(2)

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Gartner Sources:

  1. Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms, published 17 July 2018
  2. Critical Capabilities for Mobile App Development Platforms, published 18 September 2018
  3. Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms, published 12 June 2017

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