Friday 1 May 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Mobile Application Market: Apple Inc., Google Inc., King Digital Entertainment plc, Microsoft Corp., Rovio Entertainment Ltd and Supercell
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Apptap, Archos Appslib, Bizness App, China Mobile, CrackBerry Store, Cydia, Dell Mobile Application Store, Getjar, Handmark, Handster, iVIP, LG Mobile, Mobango, NTT Docomo, Palm, PocketGear and SlideME.
The report said: “Usage of mobile apps to facilitate workforce mobility is one of the key trends emerging in this market. The surging number of mobile workforces worldwide has created a market for apps to suit mobile workforces. This assists organizations to attain better business outcomes from a mobile and dispersed work force.”
According to the report, one key market driver is the universal need to stay connected through mobile devices. Mobile applications are dependent on expanding smartphone and tablet usage, which are becoming an integral part of urban and semi-urban lifestyles across the globe.
Further, the report states that compatibility issue is one of the key challenges that the market faces. As mobile applications are developed from specific software development kits provided by a particular application platform provider, the developed application is compatible only with that particular application platform. Mobile applications need to be developed with features and specifications that comply with different operating systems.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.