MEAP connects companies’ mobile applications with existing office systems, allowing access to business data on-the-go
AT&T has unveiled Mobile Enterprise Applications Platform (MEAP) to allow businesses extend and run apps across a range of devices including PCs, smart phones and tablets.
AT&T MEAP – Managed Solution connects companies’ mobile applications with their existing office systems, allowing access to business data on-the-go.
The application allows experienced technical architects, developers and quality assurance teams to identify and build mobile application solutions.
Further, the offering hosts mobile applications in its network-based cloud with the ability to manage and support the applications with computing and storage capabilities and supports the solution to reduce investment risk and create a seamless experience.
The Managed MEAP Solution provides an offering including software from Pyxis Mobile, application development and management on AT&T’s Synaptic Hosting infrastructure, integration, professional services and more.
Pyxis Mobile CEO Steve Levy said the demand for a comprehensive MEAP application has exploded over the past few years as an increasing number of businesses have identified the need for a mobile application development solution that allows them to take complete control of their mobile initiatives.
"AT&T and Pyxis Mobile are helping companies around the globe gain a competitive advantage by enabling them to build cross-device native applications in the fastest, easiest, and most cost-effective way possible," Levy said.
IDC Mobility and Telecom program VP Stephen Drake said the US has the highest percentage of mobile workers in its workforce and will remain the most highly concentrated market for mobile workers in the world with three-quarters of the workforce being mobile by 2013.
"MEAP provides the mission critical platform required to mobile-enable this key workforce population," Drake said.
AT&T Business Solutions Advanced Mobility Solutions VP Chris Hill said AT&T MEAP – Managed Solution can help businesses accelerate mobile application development and lay the foundation for empowering a mobile workforce with business apps.