IBM today rolled out a comprehensive package of software and services to help customers handlegrowing mobile device-based workforces.
IBM’s Mobile Foundation pulls together a number of its recent technology acquisitions to offer a package of mobile cloud integration, device management and applications development offerings. For example, Mobile Foundation includes the Websphere Cast Iron server that lets mobile clients tie into the cloud services Cast Iron, which IBM bought in 2010, supports such as Salesforce.com, Amazon, and SAP.
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Mobile Foundation, introduced at IBM’s also includes development and integration tools from Worklight – technology IBM acquired earlier this year. The Worklight platform is suitable for developing mobile applications for and includes software development kits for iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows mobile devices.