The evolution of APMs
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by Shlomi Gian
The World Wide Web became publicly available in August of 1991. Within a few years, PCs became an essential household item and short after it was already clear that the existing infrastructure was not made to scale. Web pages featuring "404 error" codes were a common aggravating flow in the user experience.To help the web scale and ease user frustration, CDN (Cont...
Fillr reaches 100 million monthly active users
Thursday, August 10, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Fillr has announced that its mobile Autofill as a Service platform now reaches 100 million monthly active users worldwide. Providing one-click, accurate, and secure autofill for checkout forms, the Fillr Autofill as a Service (FAaaS) platform helps mobile digital commerce businesses take advantage of the exploding growth in mobile commerce, which claims 90 percent of mo...
JBoss Fuse 6.3 integration services for Red Hat OpenShift released
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Red Hat announced the latest update to the Red Hat JBoss Fuse-based integration service on Red Hat OpenShift. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based SaaS systems, and new data streams, organizations can face increasing pressure to more quickly deliver innovative new services. Traditional centralized, monolithic ESB-style integration approaches...
Adobe finds enterprise mobile app usage and investment are on the rise
Thursday, October 27, 2016 by Christian Hargrave
Adobe released the results of its annual Enterprise Mobile Apps Survey report on the adoption and use of enterprise mobile apps, including opportunities and challenges for businesses looking to increase productivity and leverage apps as a competitive advantage.Key findings include:- Enterprise mobile app usage and investment are on the rise: 69% of company departments a...
Five Common Mobile App Security Vulnerabilities - And How to Fix Them
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by Seth Jaslow
Mobile app security leaves much to be desired. That was the conclusion of a 2016 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) study which found that a staggering 96 percent of 36,000 mobile apps failed at least one of 10 privacy checks. Three years ago, a similar HPE study found that 97 percent of 2,000 apps reviewed held insecure private information. As mobile app usage conti...
Digital Performance Winners and Losers from the Super Bowl
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Prior to the big game we published the article Online Performance Is as Important as In-Game Performance for the Super Bowl providing a deep dive into how digital performance management is particularly important during “spikey” events such as the Super Bowl, where digital performance can make or break a brand.
Now we are starting to ...
App Usage Grows By 58 percent in 2015 and Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by Richard Harris
The numbers are staggering. Mobile app usage last year was up 58%. Time spent on phablets grew 334% year-over-year. And the high flying mobile usage stats just keep rolling in, according to a recent report from Yahoo’s Flurry in its annual “State of Mobile” report.In the context of the 58% overall growth of app usage, Flurry defines app usage as a user opening an app an...
Three Ways Video Ads Can Boost Your App Monetization Strategy
Friday, November 6, 2015 by Yannis Dosios
There’s no doubt that mobile app usage is growing quickly - Flurry from Yahoo recently reported that overall, app usage grew 76 percent in 2014. While this growth has created an incredible opportunity for mobile developers to turn their apps into successful businesses, developers often struggle to find the right balance between monetization and user experience, fearing ...
Oracle Releases 24 New Cloud Services
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 by Richard Harris
Oracle has expanded its Oracle Cloud Platform offerings with more than 24 new cloud services for SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. These include Oracle Database Cloud - Exadata, Oracle Archive Storage Cloud, Oracle Big Data Cloud, Oracle Integration Cloud, Oracle Mobile Cloud, and Oracle Process Cloud.The Oracle Cloud Platform helps customers build new applications, extend existing ...
Enhancing Employee Engagement with Mobile Technology
Thursday, July 2, 2015 by Joey Shevelson
Mobile technology has changed how we behave, from how we communicate with friends to how we consume news and information to how we shop for and purchase products. And the trend is skyrocketing. According to Flurry Analytics, mobile app usage grew by 76% in 2014, and shopping apps on iOS and Android increased an incredible 174% year-over-year - 220% on Android alone.&nbs...
New Relic Insight’s Platform to Provide Real Time Data for Mobile Apps
Friday, March 13, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
New Relic is extending its Insights’ platform capabilities beyond analyzing data from backend applications that run in a data center or in the cloud to now include real-time data generated by the mobile apps running on smartphones. The new functionality is currently in private beta.In addition to using data from the New Relic APM, New Relic Insights will be able to help...
Adobe Updates Mobile Development Framework
Friday, March 13, 2015 by Richard Harris
Adobe has announced enhancements to its Adobe Mobile Services that now includes an integrated mobile app framework. Mobile Services is offered through the Adobe Marketing Cloud as a product to encompass the mobile app lifecycle from app development and user acquisition to app analytics and user engagement. The mobile app framework in Adobe Mobile Services brings to...
Report Shows iOS Still Reigns Supreme for Mobile App Advertising Revenue Opportunity
Thursday, February 5, 2015 by Richard Harris
Opera Mediaworks has released its latest State of Mobile Advertising report which shows that Android captured the majority (63%) of mobile ad traffic in Q4, but Apple retained its lead in revenue generation.The quarterly report is based on trends and insights from the company’s mobile ad platform. It indicates that Apple’s favorable position in Western markets, such as ...
How to Predict When An App Will Get The Most Downloads
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Artyom Dogtiev
Throughout 2013 and 2014, app owners and developers have been paying a great deal of attention to their app user’s base retention techniques and increasing their profits from existing customers. Companies such as Distimo, Statista and many others are being extremely instrumental in terms of getting analytical data for many aspects of the app development ecosystem. Unfor...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Offers Mobile Developers New Services
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 by Richard Harris
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has upped the ante in its efforts to woo mobile developers to use its services to build, deploy, and scale mobile applications. It has introduced a number of new services as part of the AWS platform.Amazon CognitoAmazon Cognito is a new service that provides user identity and data synchronization that lets developers create apps that authentica...
SOASTA Announces Native App Support for Mobile User Monitoring
Monday, June 30, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
SOASTA, a cloud and mobile testing company, has announced it now offers native app support with its mPulse user monitoring solution, which now offers multi-dimensional views of user behavior whether on mobile web, web or native mobile applications. mPulse records precise mobile user gestures and actions to monitor native iOS and Android apps. Native app monito...
Mobile Performance Testing Across the Transaction Lifecycle
Thursday, February 6, 2014 by Joe Schulz
One of the
challenges for companies developing mobile applications is to ensure the app
will offer consistent performance across the entire transaction lifecycle (app
server, networks and device). Failure to do so can result in extreme user
disappointment.Equation Research conducted an online study about mobile app usage,
expectations and experiences. Of more than ...
LeadBolt Sees Large Increase in Mobile Downloads Over Black Friday
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Mobile users increased their app discovery efforts by almost 50% on the LeadBolt network over the three-day period beginning the day before Thanksgiving through Black Friday when compared to similar non holiday periods. Other findings seen by the company during the time period include: 31% increase in mobile app usage (determined by impression lift), compared to no...
Mobile Enterprise Report Shows Trends in Secure App Activations
Monday, October 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
A survey of more than 5,000 companies tracking and forecasting the impact of mobile apps and platforms in enterprise found that secure mobile activations are driving mobile enterprise activities.
The survey, Mobility Index Report Q2 and Q3 2013, was conducted by Good Technologiesand is part of an ongoing initiative to track global mobility trends and usage ...