IBM has introduced a suite of new software and services that are claimed to help organisations to build a mobile computing strategy, which includes securing and managing devices, creating mobile applications and analysing data.
With the new features in the software, organisations can tap opportunities in mobile computing and adopt new mobile technologies, the company said.
The new software and services include Mobile Planning and Strategy Services, which will enable clients to identify gaps and plan for the right mobile strategy by working with IBM consultants.
With the mobile analytics capabilities, chief marketing officers (CMOs), e-commerce and app developers can gain real-time access and intelligence into customers’ online and app experience across mobile devices.
The new software and managed mobility services, clients can embrace the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend by simplifying the processes to secure devices and empower employees to manage their own devices.
In addition, the new software and managed mobility services can extend to the management and support of Apple (including iOS 6), Android, Microsoft Windows operating system (including Windows 8) and Blackberry devices.
IBM Mobile Foundation will help clients support native app development and simplifies the process of building apps that function in the absence of a network connection.
New Lifecycle Management software is claimed to help clients develop high quality apps across multiple platforms.
The new managed service capabilities will also provide organisations with support for deploying, implementing and managing their mobile apps and app stores.
With new social business enhancements, an organisation’s mobile workforce can use their mobile devices to blog, get live updates from their social networks, access and edit files.
The new remote data wipe capabilities also help protect company data in case a device is lost or stolen.
IBM’s portfolio of new software and services that delivers enterprise-ready mobility for clients, from IT systems all the way through to mobile devices.