Wise enterprises are making strategies for satisfying their customers' needs to conduct business and stay connected using tablets, smartphones, and other handheld devices.
Mobile applications is the main tool providing consumers with the most of the Internet services. The thing is the number of mobile devices willexceed the number of people on Earth by the end of 2012. This fact was reported in a recent Cisco article entitled Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast.
So an extremely quick gearing-up to offer workforce and customers access to all products of the main mobile enterprises is pretty reasonable. Unexpectedly, enterprise mobility services has become one of the IT market segments, with the fastest rates of growth. It will increase to nearly a $17 billion market by 2015.
Nestle's used Sogeti, which is Capgemini's professional technology services company, to create a free application that keeps its customers in the stream of the latest news, presentations, events and announcements.
To roll-their-own analytics and applications many enterprises are hiring mobile IT staff. Enlarging number of CIOs are deciding to outsource its entire mobility solution efforts to professional organizations focusing in providing not only the applications, but also cloud computing resources and the infrastructure. For example, new Mobile Solutions Global Service Line was just announced by Capgemini and its professional technology arm Sogeti.
"An across-the-board service line is produced, which unite all our efforts around the globe, consolidating our worldwide approaches to suppor each vertical market with either cloud-based resources or with on-premises," said Fernando Alvarez from Capgemini.
Capgemini is a Mobile Solutions Global Service Line Leader. It is already a $15 billion outsourcing, technology services supplier and consulting, with a top mobility customers like Coca Cola and Nestles. The latest variant of its Enterprise Mobility Orchestrator platform want to reach the goal of bringing mobility-as-a-service to small and medium enterprises. It offers both the cloud-based delivery mechanisms and application dev.
"Usually, we store the applications we create for our customers on our cloud-based service centers, while testing" said Alvarez. "We propose to deliver bringing features local or to continue storing them on our cloud computers for a monthly fee, when they decide they like application."
Aiming at centralizing the support for mobility applications that untethers the enterprise customers and its workforce, Capgemini will also provide country orientated "Centers of Excellence", which aims on the peculiar needs of each region.