Santa Clara, CA – March, 12, 2015 – MERA, a global leader in value-added software R&D services, and IBM have agreed to join efforts in leveraging the advantages of IBM MobileFirst platform to deliver unique mobility capabilities to their customers. MERA, an IBM Business Partener, has allocated IBM Worklight certified engineering staff to provide software development services creating front and back-end, as well as complex solutions using the technology.
IBM MobileFirst Platform helps organizations effectively manage an increasing number of apps and support successful mobile adoption across the enterprise. With access to cloud-based or on premise capabilities, organizations using the Platform can more easily secure, personalize and integrate data from multiple sources to improve decision-making and the user experience. Clients can use the platform to build and deploy mobile apps, or integrate apps built with third party tools. It is optimized for native, HTML5 and hybrid development, or any combination of these approaches. IBM also offers a tailored version of the platform, designed specifically for native iOS development.
Whether just getting started or on track to rapidly increase their number of enterprise mobile apps, organizations can benefit from multiple IBM MobileFirst Platform capabilities including the ability to:
• Continuously Improve – Collect in app usage and feedback for enhanced sentiment analysis and crash analytics; more easily manage app iterations and release cycles.
• Secure – Protect enterprise data from exposure through mobile exploits using advanced user authentication and supporting app authenticity, encrypting local data and performing app scanning.
• Contextualize and Personalize - Develop proximity-aware mobile apps to create relevant, contextual mobile experiences that connect insights from digital engagement and physical presence.
• Enable Data Rich Apps – Provide mobile data through the platform's Cloudant module
“As services are moving towards mobility and customers are expecting to be served within limited time and in the most effective manner, our company is helping organizations to use the technology advances offered by the industry”, says Bill Timm, Vice President, MERA. “IBM MobileFirst platform is an open gate to truly effective mobile applications – paired with millions-of-hours experience in mobile development, a wide range of market-unique expertise in software R&D services and unique corporate culture from MERA it is a real boost to corporate mobility”.