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[July 21, 2014]
PowWow Is First to Move Enterprise Apps to iPhone in Minutes
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- PowWow, Inc. today announced the first mobile application delivery platform that gives Fortune 1000 companies the freedom to quickly move thousands of their existing Windows and web-based applications to the iPhone. PowWow clears the logjam of thousands of Windows-based applications that haven't yet been moved to mobile. Currently, enterprises struggle to deliver enterprise applications to the iPhone because re-coding for one device is expensive and desktop virtualization software delivers a poor user experience.
With PowWow's real-time transformation engine, companies can quickly and easily deploy one function or an essential workflow rather than the entire application, all without modifying the application's code. For example, a company can offer a customer loyalty purchase entry feature as part of a larger enterprise-wide CRM application, or stock trading features as part of a larger trading system. Features and actions can be fully customized to reflect the iPhone's UI, including defined screens, custom gestures, etc.
"Most companies want their employees to use the mobile devices they've invested millions of dollars in," said Andrew Cohen, co-founder and CEO of PowWow, Inc. "Tablets are important, but the smartphone is the one mobile device everyone carries all of the time, so it has to do the tasks that are essential to getting work done. PowWow puts a company's Windows and Web applications on mobile devices in minutes, and those apps feel native, as if they were written for that device. By giving their employees the ability to tap into the power of the iPhone for the first time, we're broadly changing the game for software and for enterprises in general. The proof is in the orders we've received from Fortune 500 customers and the extensive trials now underway." The enterprise world is architected for Microsoft Windows, but as more companies implement mobile platforms such as iOS and Android and purchase millions of mobile devices, they realize that their existing applications are tethered to laptops and desktops. This forces companies to spend millions of dollars and years migrating the thousands of applications their employees need. The only real killer apps that enterprises have been able to use on the iPhone are email and calendars. Now PowWow gives employees the power to freely roam while being able to use and access the most important elements of their enterprise applications. Legacy applications are transformed in minutes for a fraction of the usual cost.
PowWow's application delivery platform for the iPhone will be available in the fall of 2014. PowWow is available immediately and is priced at $25/month per user. A free trial is available for use with a company's own applications for select enterprises.
About PowWow, Inc.
Founded in 2012 by Andrew Cohen and Jonathan Kaplan, PowWow is an Application Delivery platform that frees a company's workforce, bringing all their enterprise apps to mobile devices. With PowWow, companies can move existing Windows or web applications to any mobile device in minutes, making them feel native, like they were written to deliver the one function or an essential workflow that employees need. Companies can keep the best of their existing IT solutions, giving users the freedom to use the applications and mobile devices of choice.
The PowWow management team comes from respected enterprise software companies, including IBM, Lotus, KANA, Sun, Booz Allen Hamilton, and WebEx. The company sells their services via direct and OEM relationships. You can find PowWow at www.powwowinc.net.
Media/Analyst Contacts: Julie Karbo Karbo Communications for PowWow, Inc.
Email Contact 650-255-0083 Cameron Smead Email Contact 925-785-7872 Source: PowWow, Inc.
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