VMware to Work with Oracle to Use ACE Best Practices for Oracle Mobile Cloud Service

Oracle Mobile Cloud Service to be compatible with ACE (App Configuration for Enterprise)

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO – October 27, 2015 – Today at Oracle OpenWorld, VMware (NYSE:VMW) announced Oracle will use ACE (App Configuration for Enterprise) best practices to help deliver secure enterprise applications to mobile devices. The Oracle Mobile Cloud Service, which includes the Mobile Application Framework, will be compatible with the ACE approach.

ACE is an enterprise mobility management (EMM)-neutral community focused on providing education and best practices around native operating system capabilities to drive a more consistent, open and simple way to configure and secure mobile apps and drive mobile adoption in business. AirWatch® is one of the founding companies of ACE.

Oracle Mobile Cloud Service is an enterprise-quality Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS), and provides easy to use tools for business professionals to analyze and mine data about usage of the MBaaS. It simplifies and secures the process of connecting mobile applications to enterprise systems and other cloud services.

Oracle Mobile Application Framework is a hybrid framework that enables developers to rapidly develop single-source applications for both Apple iOS and Google Android operating systems. Oracle Mobile Application Framework leverages Java, HTML5 and JavaScript to deliver a complete mobile framework with declarative user interface definition, device features integration and built-in security. Oracle Mobile Application Framework provides a visual and declarative development experience and maximizes code reuse resulting in faster development of mobile applications.

Adoption of ACE best practices is intended for a future release of Oracle Mobile Application Framework.

For more information on ACE, visit appconfigforenterprise.org.

Supporting quotes
“Oracle is pleased to help provide customers with the ability to more simply deploy and use mobile apps in the enterprise. This is a crucial step in the next generation of business mobility and best practices like those recommended by ACE, simplify deployment and increase user adoption, which is key. Together with VMware, we look forward to helping transform enterprise mobile app adoption.” – Chris Tonas, vice president, Mobility and Development Tools, Oracle

“Oracle’s use of ACE is a tremendous validation to the community’s effort to drive best practices for app development across operating systems. With Oracle Mobile Application Framework-based apps developed with ACE best practices, thousands of additional users will be able to get one-tap access to enterprise resources. Working with Oracle and other leaders in the space, we’ll continue to set the stage for the next generation of application configuration and access in the enterprise.” – Noah Wasmer, vice president and CTO, End-User Computing, VMware


About VMware
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2014 revenues of $6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.

About ACE
ACE (App Configuration for Enterprise) is a community focused on providing education and best practices to configure and secure mobile apps and drive mobile adoption in business. By leveraging native OS functionality in iOS, Android and Windows, ACE provides the development framework that enables users to be productive with just one tap and companies to be confident apps and data are secure. With ACE, application providers now have a consistent and simple way to develop enterprise-ready mobile apps. For more information about ACE and to learn about all ACE members, please visit appconfigforenterprise.org.

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