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Developing enterprise-strength mobile apps with IBM MobileFirst solutions

Gain a mobile advantage with IBM MobileFirst solutions for developers

Build great apps

on IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation
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Build, test, manage, and secure apps across multiple platforms

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation is an advanced mobile enterprise application platform that helps you not only build and deploy your apps, but also secure them, manage their lifecycle, and integrate them into your enterprise. Whether you're developing native, hybrid, or mobile web apps, MobileFirst Platform Foundation delivers a superior user experience.

MobileFirst Platform software is an integrated environment for mobile app development:

Speed up app development on the cloud

with IBM Bluemix™

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Accelerate your development and deployment with pre-built services on the cloud

Quickly develop and deliver mobile apps using the powerful, integrated services of the IBM Bluemix platform. With backend data and security services, iOS, Android, and JavaScript SDKs, and a rich set of mobile-ready APIs, you can mix and match services to rapidly create new apps at scale.


Synchronize data across devices

with Cloudant

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Focus on building and improving your apps instead of worrying about scaling and managing databases

With Cloudant's distributed database as a service (DBaaS), you can manage the increasingly fragmented mobile space by synchronizing data across devices to meet mobile demands. Cloudant's NoSQL database is built from the ground up to scale globally, run non-stop, and handle a wide variety of data types.

More products to improve your apps

            Analyze user experience

               Tealeaf CX

Gain visibility into how users interact with your app. Tealeaf CX Mobile, a Tealeaf CX add-on, captures user experience data so you can detect, analyze, and fix usability or performance issues early.


            Automate app testing

               Rational Test Workbench

With Rational Test Workbench, you get test automation for your complex and highly integrated apps. This comprehensive solution enables functional, regression, load, and integration testing.


            Enable push notifications

               Mobile Web Push

Engage users with rich, personalized content, offers, and service alerts delivered to their mobile devices. With IBM Mobile Web Push, notifications are dynamically triggered by user actions.


            Prevent security exposures

               Security AppScan

With IBM Security AppScan, you can guard against threats from rapidly evolving mobile malware by finding and fixing vulnerabilities in your app source code early in the development lifecycle.