IBM Touts Next Generation of MobileFirst Foundation Designed for the Cloud

ConsoleDashboard-MktPlaceIBM has announced the next generation of IBM MobileFirst Foundation now available on the IBM Cloud to “simplify and accelerate enterprise mobile application development.”

According to this week’s announcement, cloud adoption continues to be a top focus for enterprises.

IDC forecasts that cloud IT infrastructure spending will reach $57.8 billion by 2020 accounting for 47.9% of the total spending on enterprise IT infrastructure.

This move towards a cloud infrastructure requires a mobile application development platform uniquely designed to provide the essential backend services for cloud deployments while enabling enterprises to use the front-end tools of their choice to create powerful mobile experiences with greater speed, security and performance.

“Demand for cloud continues to skyrocket and mobile applications are the driving force behind that demand within the enterprise” said Michael Gilfix, Vice President of MobileFirst and Smarter Process, IBM. “Uniquely designed for the cloud, the new IBM MobileFirst Foundation meets the need for speed and productivity in mobile application development without compromising security.”