—As mobile devices becoming necessity and popular way for performing certain tasks, it has also impacted on expectation of IT services at enterprises. Employees and entities related to the enterprises are expecting IT departments to adhere to this trend by moving forward with consumer based IT services as conditioned in mobile world. IT heads need to respond to these demands with careful strategies where the solution should cater for various mobile platforms and at the same time without impacting the investment already made on desktops/notebooks by not breaking support on later users. The strategy also should include lower cost of mobile apps development by adopting write once and run anywhere approach. In this paper we discuss a strategy and approach for above stated problem by implementing a prototype model ofenterprise app store. This model is variant of existing app stores where it distributes apps which are mini web based applications that rendered by web client on browsers on various platforms. Our goal is to provide enterprise app store services to seamless mobile and computing devices without multiplying cost.
—Enterprise app store, mobile enterprise application platform, IT services consumerization.
The authors are with the Software Development Lab Kulim High Tech Park, MIMOS Berhad 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Nathan M. Balakrishnan, Mohd Azrul Hadi Abd Aziz, and Fauzi Mansoor Mohd Ibrahim, "Enterprise App Store for Cross Platforms," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 147-151, 2015.