Mobile applications are the latest and the greatest fad of our times. They have single-handedly changed the way we do business. Enterprises are now looking to offer a whole new world of exciting things to their customers through mobile applications. Whether it’s gaming, travel info, business utility, or online shopping experience, mobile apps seem to be cut out for almost everything. They have given rise to new business models and opened up previously inaccessible revenue channels.
Cloud computing has the market divided into two groups. There are the proponents of cloud and then there are the opponents of cloud. The cloud proponents have always sung praises about cloud’s scalability, ease of deployment, and reduced cost of IT ownership. But the opponents have always cautioned against security issues of cloud. And with Amazon’s not-so-distant cloud outage, concerns over cloud’s dependability and security have once again reared their head.