As per a study, in 2013, 17.4 % of global web traffic comes through mobile devices, a 6% increase from 2012. Hence it would be safe to assume that there would be many IaaS supported applications which are accessed through mobile devices. The two major IaaS providers Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure both offer specific guidance to mobile developers looking to leverage their services for mobile application development.
Features offered for mobile development on AWS
Mobile development on Azure
Why did we pick these two IaaS providers?
They have a clear page dedicated to mobile development. Most common doubts which come to a developer’s mind has been addressed, and supported by documentation and tutorials.
Going ahead, many customers looking to provide mobile apps for their services will look for a mobile development framework from IaaS providers as well. Having a common development platform would keep management of infrastructure simpler. Mobility will also play a big role for the new generation. Staying connected is one of the key aspects of the cloud, hence working towards weaving in mobility and IAAS is a sure future trend.
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