IBM has moved to bolster its mobile computing initiative via new extensions to its Mobile First Application Development Portfolio, while at the same time opening 18 IBM MobileFirst studio locations where IBM will help developers build mobile computing applications.
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Moving to expand the reach of its API footprint in the cloud, IBM today announced the availability of an open beta for BlueMix. BlueMix is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering that is based on the Cloud Foundry framework that IBM decided to support last year. IBM also announced the acquisition of Cloudant, a provider of a NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) platform.
One of the cumbersome chores associated with using a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) platform is moving data in and out, especially for mobile computing applications that need to do this frequently.