Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) and Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP)

Category

  • Applicasa
    • Lior Malenbiom, CEO
    • Features: Database, CMS, SDK, cloud
    • the “Start-App” program.  fremium.
  • Cocoafish (Appcelerator)
    • 10-person team
    • co-working space in San Francisco
    • Michael Goff & Wei Kong, founders
    • iOS, Android, JavaScript and REST
    • Objective-C, Java, PhoneGap, Sencha, HTML5
    • Appcelerator purchase 2012-02-08
      • Jeff Haynie, CEO (circa 2011-09)
      • Scott Schwarzhoff, VP Marketing (circa 2011-09)
      • Spencer Chen, director of bizdev (circa 2013-01)
      • Mountain View
      • Open Mobile Marketplace (like Salesforce AppExchange)
        Modules: Get Glue, PayPal, AdMob, Box.net, Greystripe, Twilio, OpenGL and Urban Airship
      • Titanium Platform
        • Windows, Mac, Linux, HTML5
        • Aptana Studio’s Eclipse-based IDE
        • Integrations
      • Links with StackMob & Parse in Marketplace
  • Crashlytics
    • Acquired by Twitter, 2013-01-28.
    • Jeff Seibert, Wayne Chang, founders
  • FeedHenry
  • Kinvey
    • Sravish Sridhar, CEO, Co-founder
    • Joe Chernov, “head” of marketing
    • Feature: Facebook Open Graph extended to mobile applications.
    • Function: Something about mobile app objects (metadata) hosted on Kinvey servers for Facebook to crawl for insertion on the Timeline.
  • Parse
    • iOS & Android SDKs
    • Y-Combinator “batch”
    • Tikhon Bernstam & James Yu, founders
      • were co-founders at Scribd along with Ilya Sukhar (Ooyala) and Kevin Lacker (Google)
    • Raised $1.1M in Y! Combinator, circa 2011-08
  • PhoneGap
  • Sencha (Sencha.io)
  • StackMob
    • A single integration point to backend services
    • API creation and management
    • Java, Ruby, Python, Lua or any JVM supported language.
    • Analytics across all StackMob services
      • geographic location
      • platform
      • app version
      • demographic info
      • “and more”
    • Messaging
      • Push
      • Email by SendGrid, Inc.
    • Social
      • Integratns: Twitter, Facebook, Google
      • Login (Single Sign-On)
      • Sharing
    • Future (circa 2011-01)
      • Location services
      • Advertising
      • Monetization
      • Android
    • SDKs
      • Open source
      • iOS
      • Android (future)
  • Tiggzi (Appery.io)

The Walled Gardens

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
    • Crashlytics
    • Bluefin
    • Vine
    • Cards

The Conglomerates

  • Apple (iCloud)
  • IBM
  • SAP (Sybase Unwired Platform)

Promotions

In archaeological order, all from Read Write as they recirculate you through their own past output.

Also

Actualities

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Service Provider

  • China Mobile
  • Verizon
  • Sprint
  • T-Mobile
  • Airtel
  • Vodaphone
  • Smart
  • AT&T

IaaS

  • GoGrid
  • Cloud.com (Citrix)
  • Rackspace
  • Terremark
  • HP
  • Flexiscale
  • IBM
  • AT&T
  • Microsoft Azure
  • google

PaaS

  • SAP NetWeaver Cloud
  • OpenShift, Red Hat
  • AppFog
  • Joyent
  • Cloud Foundry, VMware
  • Engine Yard
  • CloudBees
  • Oracle

MEAP (Mobile Enterprise Application Platform)

  • Sybase Unwired Platform (SAP)
  • Webalo
  • Verivo
  • Kony Solutions
  • Antenna
  • Syclo
  • IBM Worklight

BaaS

  • Sencha.io
  • iKnode
  • iCloud
  • Deployd
  • CloudyRec
  • FeedHenry
  • Applicasa
  • ScottyApp
  • YorAPI
  • mobDB
  • Flurry AppCloud (TrestleApp)
  • Kumulos
  • Netmera
  • Apstrata
  • AppGlu
  • Usergrid
  • CloudMine
  • Firebase
  • ACS (Cocafish)
  • Buddy
  • Kinvey
  • StackMob
  • Parse
  • Meteor

Mobile Services

  • Facebook
  • iAd
  • Where
  • PayPal, eBay
  • Urban Airship
  • Weibo
  • InfoChimps
  • Brightcove
  • Fiksu
  • Flurry
  • foursquare
  • JumpTap
  • Twitter
  • GooglePlaces
  • AdMob
  • Apigee

Mobile SDK

  • Sencha
  • iOS
  • jQuery Mobile
  • Appcelerator
  • Cabana App
  • PhoneGap, Adobe
  • Tiggzi
  • Trigger.io
  • App Cloud
  • AnyPresence
  • MoSync
  • Marmalade
  • Windows (rly?)
  • bada
  • Haxe
  • Android
  • Qt
  • Symbian
  • Rhomobile

Handset OEM

  • Apple
  • Sony Ericsson
  • ZTE
  • TCL/Alcatel
  • HTC
  • RIM
  • LG
  • Huawei
  • Nokia
  • Samsung
  • Motorola Mobility

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