Infographic: Mobile Backend-as-a-Service Ecosystem

Adam DuVander
Feb. 09 2012, 01:00PM EST

There are now a number of backend-as-a-service companies focused on mobile developers. We list 6 backend APIs that help with common mobile tasks, including the Cocoafish API, which was today acquired by Appcelerator. But it's a much bigger ecosystem, as shown in the infographic below.

The graphic was created by one of the players, Kinvey, and shared in GigaOm's coverage.

We have previously covered backend-as-a-service companies and how they help make developers more efficient.

Via G. Hussain Chinoy

Adam DuVander -- Adam heads developer relations at Orchestrate, a database-as-a-service company. He's spent many years analyzing APIs and developer tools. Previously he worked at SendGrid, edited ProgrammableWeb and wrote for Wired and Webmonkey. Adam is also the author of mapping API cookbook Map Scripting 101.

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