Red Hat joins mobile app club

NEW DELHI: Open source solutions provider Red Hat has introduced its new mobile application platform, which incorporates technology from its acquisition of FeedHenry last year.

The platform offers enterprises a full technology stack to enable mobile-centric workloads to integrate with existing IT infrastructures, reducing the complexity and increasing agility across mobile development and deployment cycles, a release said.

The Red Hat mobile application platform helps simplify and accelerate the development, integration, deployment, and management of mobile solutions by allowing collaboration across development teams, such as front-end application developers, back-end IT integration teams.

Red Hat also announced the availability of a developer offering in its public cloud application development and hosting environment, OpenShift Online. Full support for the Red Hat mobile application platform in production environments via OpenShift Enterprise is planned for the coming year.

The Red Hat mobile application platform provides mobile capabilities that include security, reusable connections to back-end systems, and collaborative/agile app development. In extending highly complex and sophisticated applications to mobile devices, Red Hat believes that the defining factors of the next generation of PaaS capabilities will be a rich set of middleware services. In bringing the mobile application platform to OpenShift.

Cathal McGloin, Vice-President, Mobile Platforms, Red Hat, said: “Red Hat is one of the only companies that can deliver and support the components needed to run the highly scalable workloads required by today’s digital business. The Red Hat Mobile Application Platform delivers vital mobile capabilities and secure, manageable integration with enterprise systems from a single, trusted, and award winning provider of enterprise middleware, cloud, and mobile solutions.”

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