Develop, test, secure and manage mobile apps

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IBM® Worklight® Foundation helps you extend your business to mobile devices. It is designed to provide an open, comprehensive platform to build, test, run and manage native, hybrid and mobile web apps. IBM Worklight Foundation can help reduce both app development and maintenance costs, improve time-to-market and enhance mobile app governance and security.

IBM Worklight Foundation is comprised of five components:

IBM Worklight Studio offers leading tools for native and hybrid development that help maximize code reuse and accelerate development.

IBM Worklight Server is mobile-optimized middleware that serves as a gateway between applications, back-end systems and cloud-based services.

IBM Worklight Device Runtime Components offer runtime client application program interfaces (API) designed to enhance security, governance and usability.

IBM Worklight Application Center enables you to set up an enterprise app store that manages the distribution of production-ready mobile apps.

IBM Worklight Console is an administrative GUI designed to provide real-time operational analytics for the server, adapters, applications and push services to help you manage, monitor and instrument mobile apps.

With IBM Worklight you can:

Support multiple mobile operating environments and devices

Utilize your preferred development tools

Connect and synchronize

Safeguard mobile security

Manage your mobile app portfolio from a central interface

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    Learn how voice-based mobile apps are changing the future of retail banking.

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Develop, test, secure and manage mobile apps

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See detailed system requirements complete list of software requirements. See detailed system requirements complete list of hardware requirements.

This document provides system requirements information on the supported releases of IBM Worklight, IBM Mobile Foundation and IBM Mobile Application Platform Pattern from which you can select system requirements in different levels and organization of detail.

  • Video: TBC Corporation

    See how TBC delivers a consistent user experience across multiple mobile devices faster and with fewer development resources.

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  • Case study: HIPRA reduces time for issue resolution from months to days

    Laboratorios HIPRA, S.A. (HIPRA) found a better way to develop mobile applications to run on different devices and accelerate issue resolution.

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  • Case study: Rhode and Schwarz cuts mobile development costs by 60 percent

    Read how this wireless communications manufacturer develops HTML5 applications to deliver content across multiple platforms.

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  • Case study: OpenLogix Corp. develops enterprise mobile applications in half the time

    OpenLogix uses IBM Worklight to create an application once and reuse the code for multiple mobile platforms, such as Android and iOS.

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  • Video: Daegu Health College cuts costs of mobile development

    Discover how Daegu Health College used IBM Worklight to develop a mobile academic administration application.

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