This IDC study examines the mobile enterprise application development platform market for the period from 2012 to 2018, with vendor revenue trends and market growth forecasts. Worldwide market sizing is provided for 2013, and a five-year growth forecast for this market is shown for 2014–2018. A vendor competitive analysis, with vendor revenue and market shares of the leading vendors, is provided for 2013.
"Enterprises are continually struggling to create better alignment between LOB and IT while, at the same time, trying to do more with less. Savvy vendors playing in this space need to understand the technical challenges that keep mobility projects from progressing as well as the varied business issues," says Stacy Crook, research director for IDC's Enterprise Mobility research practice. "As mobile applications increasingly serve as a critical customer interaction point, all organizations must modernize their development processes and back-end architectures to support the agile, secure development and deployment of these apps."
App stores, Application development software, Application management, Enterprise mobility, Infrastructure and platform clouds, Integration and process automation middleware, Platform as a service, Product mobility outsourcing, Wearables