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Mobile Enterprise App Platform (MEAP)

Mobile Enterprise App Platform (MEAP)

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this week’s episode of “Inside Windows Phone,” Matthijs Hoekstra and I discuss how to build the Microsoft Mobile Enterprise App Platform (MEAP). Mobility is the top priority for Chief Information Officers (CIOs) today.  To drive their business, they must empower their mobile employees by unlocking the value of their enterprise systems.  To do this, […]

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Developing Large-Scale Enterprise Mobile Apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Tablets

Developing Large-Scale Enterprise Mobile Apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Tablets

| June 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

Today at TechEd Europe 2013 in Madrid, I’ll be starting off the day with my session, “Developing Large-Scale Enterprise Mobile Apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Tablets” at 10:15 in room N112. Session Abstract:  Building a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform based on Microsoft technologies has never been more important. Enable your CIO to achieve one […]

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Building Microsoft MEAP: Scaling Out SQL Server 2012

Building Microsoft MEAP: Scaling Out SQL Server 2012

| January 8, 2013 | 3 Comments

In this third article on building Microsoft MEAP, I’ll show you how to Shard your SQL Server 2012 database using Replication to create a Shared Nothing data architecture to support Internet-scale mobile solutions. In the previous article, I discussed Gartner’s Enterprise Application Integration Tools (EAI) critical capability for building a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) using Microsoft […]

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Building Microsoft MEAP: Adapters

Building Microsoft MEAP: Adapters

| December 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

In this second article on building Microsoft MEAP, I’ll focus on implementing Gartner’s Enterprise Application Integration Tools critical capability using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to connect to back end systems. As I mentioned in the Introduction article, one of the top priorities for CIOs today is extending critical data from their backend systems out to the wireless […]

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Building Microsoft MEAP: Introduction

Building Microsoft MEAP: Introduction

| November 3, 2012 | 7 Comments

After years of showing you how to integrate the principles of Gartner MEAP into your organization’s mobile strategy, it’s now time for me to show you how to roll up your sleeves and actually build the Microsoft Mobile Enterprise Application Platform. I’ve travelled all over the world assisting Chief Information Officers in the development of their end-to-end mobile […]

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MEAP Mistakes

MEAP Mistakes

| February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

I continue to see people refer to buying a “MEAP” as if it’s a noun, a thing, or a shrinkwrapped 4GL product. It’s important to remember that Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) is a Gartner Magic Quadrant where a stack of products from a given vendor do their best to align to 8 critical capabilities to […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > Cloud

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > Cloud

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

In my ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article last week, I described how to connect Android smartphones and tablets to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure. In this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how Android utilizes many of Gartner’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s Cloud services in Azure: […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > On-Premises

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > On-Premises

| October 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

In my last ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article, I described how to connect iPhones and iPads to Microsoft’s Cloud servers in Azure. In this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how Android devices can utilize many of Gartner’s Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure: As you can see […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > Cloud

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > Cloud

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

In my ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article last week, I described how to connect iPhones and iPads to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure. In this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how iOS utilizes many of Gartner’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s Cloud services in Azure: As […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > On-Premises

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > On-Premises

| October 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

In my last ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article, I described how to connect a Windows Phone device to Microsoft’s Cloud servers in Azure.  By now you’re probably thinking, “It’s easy to talk about Microsoft endpoints talking to Microsoft servers.” So in this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how iOS […]

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