FAQ

Q: What is Apperian used for?

Apperian’s enterprise mobility platform enables organizations to secure and deploy mobile apps to personal devices, regardless if those devices are personally owned or corporate owned. Apperian protects and manages what matters most, the corporate apps and data.

Companies developing a single app, or hundreds of apps know the challenge of getting them adopted by hundreds or thousands of employees. Apperian supports the complete mobile app management (MAM™) lifecycle – providing best practices for getting app from development to device in record time with less effort and more assurance it’s done right. From onboarding apps from third-party app development tools, to app inspection, security policies, enterprise SSO and closed-loop end user feedback, Apperian delivers higher ROI on mobile app investments.

Q: Why do I need Apperian?

With Apperian’s enterprise mobility solution, companies can feel confident that they are minimizing risk and complications of their mobile app rollout, while optimizing their investment. The most important areas where Apperian comes into play involve security, IT management, app deployment, and scalability.

By far the most serious concern of companies when it comes to enterprise mobile management is mobile security. This includes threats of mobile malware, data leakage, and the need to restrict access as needed. Apperian focuses on mobile security by leveraging techniques such as data encryption, copy/paste protection, corporate authentication, and app-level VPN, which can be enabled on an app-by-app basis through the admin console, with no coding required.

In terms of simplifying the mobile management process, the Apperian EASE platform makes it easy to protect your mobile apps and data in a mobile app management (MAM™) solution that eliminates IT complexity.

With Apperian, companies can drive mobile app adoption by utilizing an custom-branded, consumer-like, enterprise app store that inspires confidence for mobile users.

Q: Is Apperian an Enterprise App Store?

Apperian provides every customer with an enterprise app store, but this is the “last mile” of the full enterprise app lifecycle that Apperian manages.

Apperian’s enterprise app store allow employees to browse and download approved mobile apps while IT departments can securely manage the licensing, distribution, monitoring, and maintenance of those apps regardless of what device type they have.

Q: How Apperian Makes a Difference for Enterprise Developers

When it comes to assembling an inventory of enterprise mobile apps, companies and enterprise developers can take a variety of approaches. Apperian is designed to simplify the process and provide companies with the ability to develop, secure and manage enterprise apps and to distribute, monitor, and provision them across the enterprise, particularly during testing phase where multiple versions of apps will need to be delivered to large groups of testers. Apperian has been integrated with several app development platforms such as IBM® Worklight®, Appcelerator and AnyPresence which speeds up the deployment process.