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Why should enterprises need a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform


Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms (MEAP) are now an essential building block for enterprise's information system. This presentation shows why and what are the challenges solved.

Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms (MEAP) are now an essential building block for enterprise's information system. This presentation shows why and what are the challenges solved.

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  • 1. Why enterprises should need aMobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) ? Enhance the enterprise application portfolio with mobility data sources from MyFanGroup http://www.myfangroup.com/en
  • 2. Usage changes with mobilityApplications are increasingly accessed by awide variety of mobile devices.
  • 3. The inevitable progress of mobilityThe mobile device tend toreplace the PC Worldwide sales of Tablets, smartphones and PC’s Tablet PC 250 Smartphones PC 100 1000 46 620 18 390 240 150 80 20 50 387 419 282 308 337 354 179 177 207 229 225 Source : GFK 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 4. A more and more fragmented market Previsions of worldwide sales in 2013 (Gartner) Smartphones market in 2013 Tablet market in 2013 1.2% 7.5% 2.6% 9.8% 7.5% Android iPhone iPad14.9% Windows Android BlackBerry 52.5% 28.5% 56.5% Symbian Windows 19.0% Other Autres Other Autres
  • 5. The BYOD phenomena• CIO’s are put under pressure by users• Business applications must now be accessed by a heterogeneous mobile park• Access security and data confidentiality are crucial on mobile The multi-platform mobile development is mandatory Security must be at the center of the mobile strategy
  • 6. And the heritage of existing business applications?• Business applications evolve very slowly• Their cycle of evolution is incompatible with the mobile revolution Mobile applications should be• New user profiles access this integrated with existing heritage. companie’s business applications
  • 7. Platform for Mobile Enterprise• The MEAP is a concept Applications from a Gartner study in 2008• The rule of 3 : • For at least three mobile applications • To support at least three platforms • To integrate at least three legacy systems. Analysts estimate the MEAP market to reach $ 1.6 Billion in 2014
  • 8. Functionalities of a MEAP• Connectors to legacy applications• Process orchestrator• Multi-platform support (iOS, Android, WP, RIM)• Integrated development tool• Security manager• Manages PUSH notifications• Offline data management• Application deployment to app stores• Integration with statistical tools.
  • 9. User-communities served by MEAPsMobile applications for• Employees: HR, sales, insurance- agents …• Partners: mobile enterprise eServices, mobile portals …• Public: eCommerce, healthcare, insurance, ba nking etc. ..
  • 10. MEAP, cost reduction factors ...• Reduction of development cost • Multiplatform• Reduction of integration cost • Connectors• Reduction of operating cost • Centralised administration• Reduction of security cost ...And time-to-market !
  • 11. Customer case : Carrefour « Mes Courses » • B2C application • Integration with 3 legacy systems • Multi-platform • Management of electronic payment • Reduction of the cost/time factor : 10Achieved with MEAP Convertigo Mobilizer
  • 12. Conclusion…• MEAP is a major element of the mobile business strategy• It can be combined with a MDM (Mobile Device Management) solution and private application store• MEAPs offer significant cost reduction/delays More info on http://www.convertigo.com