SAP Positioned as a Market Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms


WALLDORF — SAP SE today announced that it has been positioned by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc in the leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP)” 2014 report*. This leadership positioning is based on an evaluation of completeness of vision and ability to execute.

“The integration of the SAP Cloud portfolio, SAP HANA platform and mobile allows companies to develop apps for both businesses and consumers. With this strategy, we are able to offer an end-to-end mobile solution in the cloud and/or on premise,” said Rick Costanzo, executive vice president and general manager of Global Mobility Solutions, SAP. “With our early foray into the mobile market, co-innovation with customers and with over 17 years of experience, SAP has been a highly established leader for years.”

The mobile application development platform from SAP has a large customer base and SAP mobile apps have been deployed across a broad set of industries. The mobile platform enables businesses to create mobile apps with consumer-grade usability and innovation. The platform includes application development tools, a software development kit and mobile commerce services. SAP Mobile Platform also includes APIs to the SAP Mobile Secure portfolio so enterprises can securely and easily deploy the applications once built. Once deployed, SAP Mobile Platform leverages leading analytics solutions from SAP to provide detailed monitoring, analysis and app usage to maximize the development of apps.

In conjunction with SAP Mobile Platform, SAP offers hundreds of pre-built industry-focused mobile apps to significantly accelerate time-to-market. It also supports a strong partner ecosystem to help customers execute the right mobile strategy every time.

To learn more about the “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP)” 2014 report, read the full Gartner report here.

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*Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP), September 2 2014, by Ray Valdes, Van L. Baker, Richard Marshall, Jason Wong
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