Blue Hill in the News: Mobile Backend as a Service is the New Mobile Enterprise App Play

Enterprise Mobility Exchange LogoOver the last couple of months, nearly $100 million dollars were put on the enterprise mobile app table, reflecting sharp bets that the new mobile application platform game in town is Mobile Backend as a Service.

The first of these bets was placed by Red Hat when it successfully acquired FeedHenry for a substantial $82 million. For a company sporting a single previous investment round of $9 million that amounts to solid FeedHenry ROI for all concerned.

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About Tony Rizzo

Tony Rizzo joined Blue Hill Research following a 20 month stint heading up TMC's enterprise mobility and wearable technology coverage. Prior to TMC Tony spent several years within the mobile vendor community. Before his journey into the vendor community Tony spent five years as the Director of Mobile Research for research analyst firm The 451 Group, covering all aspects of enterprise mobility. There he lived through both the early and later stages of both consumer and enterprise mobility and the first stages of the BYOD enterprise mobility consumerization phenomenon following the release of the original iPhone. Tony has served as the Editor in Chief of Mobile Enterprise, Internet World, as the Editorial Director of an Ernst & Young Financial Services Web Advisory project, as the Editor in Chief of NetGuide (the first Internet magazine), as a founding editor and Editor of Network Computing Magazine, and as the founding Technical Editor of Microsoft Systems Journal. Prior to moving into tech journalism, research and analysis, Tony served as the Assistant Director for Information Technology at New York University's School of Continuing and Business Education, delivering extensive computer technology training programs.
Posted on November 14, 2014 by Tony Rizzo