Appcelerator's 300,000 Worldwide Developers to Gain Application Support on Blackberry 10 Platform
BLACKBERRY WORLD, ORLANDO, FL. – May 1, 2012 – Appcelerator®, the leading mobile platform company, today announced it is working with RIM to accelerate the creation of BlackBerry® 10 applications by leveraging Appcelerator’s growing mobile ecosystem. This relationship will include programs to accelerate the creation of BlackBerry 10 apps by Appcelerator’s developers, as well as to integrate with Appcelerator’s Titanium™ platform for simple, cost-effective deployment of cloud-connected apps.
“We are pleased to work with RIM to bring the BlackBerry 10 platform to our ecosystem of developers,” said Jeff Haynie, Appcelerator CEO. “The new platform represents a significant opportunity for the 300,000 developers creating apps on Titanium, and we look forward to working with RIM to help ‘stock the shelves’ with new applications for BlackBerry 10 customers.”
“We are pleased to be working with Appcelerator in advance of the launch of BlackBerry 10,” said Martyn Mallick, Vice President, Global Alliances and Business Development at Research In Motion. “Titanium makes it easier for enterprise customers to develop or bring existing native applications to multiple mobile platforms, including BlackBerry 10.”
Instant Mobile Cloud Capabilities
Appcelerator Cloud Services addresses the enormous demand for cloud-connected mobility by developers and the enterprise. The Q1 2012 Appcelerator/IDC Mobile Developer Survey showed nearly 60% of developers either using or considering the use of cloud services in their mobile applications, while IDC also forecasts that in 2012, 80% of enterprise apps are expected to be deployed on cloud platforms.
Appcelerator’s ecosystem includes hundreds of thousands of mobile developers worldwide who create native, hybrid, and HTML5 mobile web apps for a variety of devices. The company also has hundreds of integration, technology, and training partners who deliver world-class solutions and services to Appcelerator’s Global 1000 customers. In addition, the Appcelerator Open Mobile Marketplace provides modules to extend the Titanium platform to build, connect, test, manage, and analyze mobile apps.
Appcelerator’s Titanium is the leading mobile platform of choice for thousands of companies seizing the mobile opportunity. With more than 40,000 applications deployed on 50 million devices, Appcelerator's award-winning Titanium Platform leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system APIs to create native iOS, Android, and HTML5 mobile web apps. Customers who standardize on the Titanium Platform get to market 70% faster and can quickly optimize business results with analytics-driven insights into user behavior and app performance. Open and fully extensible, Titanium makes it easy to integrate data, content and services from a variety of sources into mobile applications to leverage best-of-breed capabilities. Appcelerator Cloud Services (ACS) provides instant social, location, communication and content features for user-centric mobility. Appcelerator’s worldwide ecosystem includes 300,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and integration partners. Please visit http://www.appcelerator.com.
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