Saturday, June 16, 2012

Mobile Cloud Computing Infographic

Mobile Cloud Computing
Infographic Date : May 29 2012

View this link to know more about "How Enterprises are Leveraging Mobile Cloud Computing ?" (Presented on Cloud Connect 2012, India)

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  • 1 Billion Smart phones will be sold by 2014 , That's twice the number of PC's that are predicted to be sold by that year
  • Today 2/3rd of the American Adults connect to the web via smartphone or tablet
  • By 2016 there will be 10 Billion mobile internet devices used globally , smartphone traffic will grow 50 times the size it is today

Age of Apps
Between 2010 and 2011

  • 91% increase in time users spent on apps
  • Time spent on apps began to outpace time spent on desktop or mobile web
  • Users are now downloading android app at the rate of 1 billion a month
  • More than 25 billion apps have been downloaded from the Apple store

By 2015 , Mobile application development projects targeting smart phones and tablets will outnumber native PC projects by a ratio of 4 to 1

Developers in Demand 
Between 2010 and 2011

  • 220% increase in job postings for iPhone related developer positions
  • 302% increase in job postings for android developers
  • 4,500 -> total number of Mobile app developer Jobs Posted
  • There is more demand than supply because there aren't enough great mobile developers out there - VP,

Why are Mobile Apps Moving to Cloud ?
Between 2009 and 2014 , the market for cloud based mobile apps is projected to increase by nearly 90%
Top3 reasons according to a recent survey :

  • Accessibility to information via multiple devices
  • Accelerating business speed
  • Cutting costs

Notable Companies running mobile apps in the cloud: Netflix , Instagram , Pinterest , Foursquare , Yelp , Groupon ,Newsweek , Zynga , Sega , Linkedin , ETSY

Innovation in Mobile Cloud Computing : PAAS or BAAS

  • Predicted to grow 232 % from 2010 to 2014
  • 52% of developers have or plan to adopt a PAAS


  • Emphasis on Scalability 99%
  • Tap into 3rd party expertise  95%
  • More time for App Innovation 95%

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