Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft Place Among the Top 3 Companies in Mobile Cloud based on Research

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Amazon (AWS), IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Oracle Cloud top the A-List in Mobile Cloud Index based on recently released research by Compass Intelligence.

Amazon (AWS), IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Oracle Cloud top the A-List in Mobile Cloud Index based on recently released research by Compass Intelligence. The A-List in Mobile Cloud Index includes companies providing cloud services targeting mobile devices including data, applications, and related services. Included in the list are those companies that offer cloud-based storage and document sharing services formulated for mobile devices. Also included are those companies providing services to create and optimize cloud-based applications for mobile devices. While there is significant cross-over between mobile cloud companies and traditional cloud companies, rankings differ based on the degree of specific mobile offerings available. Based on a proprietary research framework and model, these top companies scored roughly 80 to 96 points out of a total of 100 points per the index.

Amazon (Amazon Web Services) tops the A-List in Mobile Cloud Index reaching a total of 96 points on the index, followed by IBM Cloud with a close 95 points. Rounding out the rest of the top 10 include companies such as Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Alibaba, Dell EMC, Adobe, SAP, and In April of this year, AWS unveiled its Secrets Manager, which allows developers to programmatically insert the credentials their applications need without writing them into the source code itself or setting them as environment variables.

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“The Global Mobile Cloud industry will reach an estimated $72.2 Billion by 2022,” states Amy Cravens, Senior Analyst and consultant. “Key drivers include growth in mobile device computing, advancement of mobile cloud apps, demand for secure mobile workplace, and increasing reliance on mobile devices for business operations.”

Top 15 in The CompassIntel A-List in Mobile Cloud Index include:
Amazon/AWS - 96.0
IBM Cloud - 95.0
Microsoft Azure - 94.1
Google Cloud Platform - 82.0
Oracle Cloud - 80.1
Alibaba - 73.8
Dell EMC - 70.6
Adobe - 60.4
SAP - 60.4 - 59.4
Red Hat - 59.0
VMware - 57.2
Akamai - 54.9
Rackspace - 51.9
Dropbox - 52.7

The CompassIntel A-List Index is a research framework using economic indicators, vendor tracking analysis, firmographics, market metrics, quantitative tracking, and data analytics to provide a scoring and ranking system for vendors in the mobile, IoT, and emerging technologies markets. The CompassIntel A-List Index combines research, quantitative metrics analysis, and expert analyst due diligence.

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About Compass Intelligence is a 13 year old market analytics and consulting firm specializing in metrics-driven market intelligence and insights for the mobile, IoT, and high-tech industries. Compass Intelligence provides executive insights, market sizing/forecasting and modeling, competitive analysis, strategic consulting, advisory services, trending analysis, and survey research services. Compass Intelligence helps guide strategic business decisions, and support in the success of our clients through delivering content engagement, go to market planning, competitive positioning, and strategic advisory.

Leslie Outlaw
Client Relations
Compass Intelligence, LLC

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