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
01Tribe
New York, NY
01tribe.com
Stefano Giannuzzi
CEO
2004 A developer of mobile strategies for international consumer brands.
Affirmed Networks
Acton, MA
affirmednetworks.com
Hassan Ahmed
Chairman & CEO
2010 A provider of a virtualized mobile network that completely revolutionizes the wireless network infrastructure.
Airwatch
Sandy Springs, GA
air-watch.com
John Marshall
CEO
2003 A provider of enterprise-grade mobile security, mobile device management, mobile application management, mobile content management, mobile email management and BYOD solutions.
Apperian
Boston, MA
apperian.com
David Patrick
CEO
2009 A provider of mobile application management and helps mobile enterprises deploy apps to their employees.
appsFreedom
Chandler, AZ
appsfreedom.com
Vaidy Iyer
CEO
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.
Averail
San Jose, CA
averail.com
John Drewry
VP Product
Rahul Sharma
VP Engineering, Founder
2011 A provider of secure mobile content solutions for enterprises.
Aylus Networks
Westford, MA
aylus.com
Shamim Naqvi
CTO
2005 A provider of multimedia sharing solutions for mobile networks
BoxTone
Columbia, MD
boxtone.com
Alan Snyder
CEO
2005 A provider of enterprise-grade, plug-and-play software modules for enterprises, public sector entities and managed service providers
Capriza
Palo Alto, CA
capriza.com
Yuval Scarlat
CEO
Ronnen Armon
VP R&D
Oren Ariel
CTO
Amnon Landan
Chairman
2011 Capriza's cloud based solutions extend business applications to mobile. Zero coding. Zero integration. Instant deployment.
Crittercism
San Francisco, CA
crittercism.com
Andrew Levy
CEO
2010 A provider of mobile application performance management (APM) solutions.
DSI
Kansas City, MO
dsiglobal.com
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
engagemobile.com
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.
Halosys
Santa Clara, CA
halosys.com
Avinash Harsh
CEO
2006 A provider of enterprise mobile platform, pre-packaged enterprise mobile apps and solutions.
Jumio
Palo Alto, CA
jumio.com
Daniel Mattes
CEO
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.
MobilSense
Agoura Hills, CA
mobilsense.com
Dave Stevens
President & CEO
2001 A provider of wireless management, automation, analytics, mobile device management solutions
Openstream
Somerset, NJ
openstream.com
Raj Tumuluri
President & CEO
2000 A provider of custom designed mobile apps, strategic planning, project management, training and implementation services.
Taptera
San Francesco, CA
taptera.com
Chris O'Connor
CEO
2011 A provider of consumer-grade, enterprise apps to make enterprise infrastructure accessible to employees on the go.
Unvired Inc.
Houston, TX
unvired.com
Alok Pant
CEO
2007 A provider of an end-to-end solution to mobilize business processes from any enterprise system.
Visage Mobile
San Francisco, CA
visagemobile.com
Bzur Haun
CEO
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
warshawgroup.com
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.