CIO Review >> Magazine >> August - 2013 issue

The comsumerization of enterprises has seen wide adoption worldwide owing to its active role in augmenting the overall responsiveness, agility, and flexibility of an organization. Hence, enterprise mobility has become a competitive requirement today. The global market for enterprise mobility is expected to cross $173.9 billion by the year 2017. Growing mobile worker population, widespread usage of sophisticated mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and proliferation of novel business applications is driving the market for enterprise mobility over the next few years. Trends gaining momentum will be; increased requirement for user friendly enterprise apps, more enterprises will now allow iOS devices in some form or the other and with Windows 8 enterprise IT integration and application management will become smoother.

Increasingly CIOs are putting their faith in innovative mobility solutions to catapult their business growth making enterprise mobility companies a hot favorite in the market. CIO Review has identified this industry and its impeding growth hence we present to you CR Tech20, a list of 20 Most Promising Enterprise Mobility Companies that are winning over CIOs and in turn driving growth for their clients. These companies help enterprises leverage the consumerization trend and also bring in agility. Having been closely scrutinized by a distinct panel of judges including CEOs, CIOs, CXO, analysts and CIO Review editorial board, these names are poised to disrupt the industry and aid every enterprise's need for mobility solutions.

20 Most Promising Enterprise Mobility Companies
Name Founders /CEO Founded Description
New York, NY
Stefano Giannuzzi
2004 A developer of mobile strategies for international consumer brands.
Affirmed Networks
Acton, MA
Hassan Ahmed
Chairman & CEO
2010 A provider of a virtualized mobile network that completely revolutionizes the wireless network infrastructure.
Sandy Springs, GA
John Marshall
2003 A provider of enterprise-grade mobile security, mobile device management, mobile application management, mobile content management, mobile email management and BYOD solutions.
Boston, MA
David Patrick
2009 A provider of mobile application management and helps mobile enterprises deploy apps to their employees.
Chandler, AZ
Vaidy Iyer
2009 A provider of Enterprise Mobile Cloud Software that enables companies and their employees to achieve 'Workplace Freedom'. They do this by delivering pre-built and ready-to-use Freedom Apps (SaaS), and the patent-pending Freedom Platform (PaaS), which empowers companies to build, deploy, manage and run mobile apps in a simple user-based subscription model.
San Jose, CA
John Drewry
VP Product
Rahul Sharma
VP Engineering, Founder
2011 A provider of secure mobile content solutions for enterprises.
Aylus Networks
Westford, MA
Shamim Naqvi
2005 A provider of multimedia sharing solutions for mobile networks
Columbia, MD
Alan Snyder
2005 A provider of enterprise-grade, plug-and-play software modules for enterprises, public sector entities and managed service providers
Palo Alto, CA
Yuval Scarlat
Ronnen Armon
Oren Ariel
Amnon Landan
2011 Capriza's cloud based solutions extend business applications to mobile. Zero coding. Zero integration. Instant deployment.
San Francisco, CA
Andrew Levy
2010 A provider of mobile application performance management (APM) solutions.
Kansas City, MO
Michael J. Mcgraw
Chairman & Founder
Matt McGraw
President & CEO
1979 A provider of DSI mobile enterprise management, which enables customers totake control of their mobile future and create a sustainable, optimized advantage for their business.
Engage Mobile Solutions
Kansas City, MO
Darrin Clawson
Founder & CEO
2010 Engage Mobile helps companies succeed in the mobile revolution. They do this by building great mobile apps and software and helping companies with their mobile strategy and marketing.
Santa Clara, CA
Avinash Harsh
2006 A provider of enterprise mobile platform, pre-packaged enterprise mobile apps and solutions.
Palo Alto, CA
Daniel Mattes
2010 A provider of next generation online and mobile credit card payments validation and ID verification products for e-tailers, financial institutions, online marketplaces and governmental agencies.
Agoura Hills, CA
Dave Stevens
President & CEO
2001 A provider of wireless management, automation, analytics, mobile device management solutions
Somerset, NJ
Raj Tumuluri
President & CEO
2000 A provider of custom designed mobile apps, strategic planning, project management, training and implementation services.
San Francesco, CA
Chris O'Connor
2011 A provider of consumer-grade, enterprise apps to make enterprise infrastructure accessible to employees on the go.
Unvired Inc.
Houston, TX
Alok Pant
2007 A provider of an end-to-end solution to mobilize business processes from any enterprise system.
Visage Mobile
San Francisco, CA
Bzur Haun
2001 A provider of mobilitycentral, a SaaS offering that aggregates and organizes data about users, mobile spend and devices and presents it in a simple, centralized, web- based dashboard.
Warshaw Group
New York, NY
Steven Warshaw
President & CEO
1996 Provides enterprise data solutions and develops Mobile Validity, an enterprise mobile applications platform. Validity, an enterprise mobile applications platform. Validity, an enterprise mobile applications platform.