Dotvik's XMW platform is a middleware solution that helps tie together the various islands of technology within an enterprise, and at the same time introduces new mobile technologies. XMW enables enterprises to leverage their legacy systems and enables mobile access and connectivity to their enterprise applications. XMW provides standard and custom interfaces to backend systems, security, authentication, identity management, and system administration. The platform can run as a hosted service or behind the corporate firewall in a data center.
With XMW platform mapped to and enabled with relevant enterprise backend systems, an XMW-enabled App can make a request to send and receive information from virtually any legacy corporate enterprise resource. For example, a field sales employee can, with a simple push of a button on his App, see the recent purchases by a customer he is visiting, create a new purchase order directly, or view any customer information needed to (from several sources if needed) to close a transaction in real time.
The proliferation of mobile phones and their mixed usage for official and personal purposes has brought tremendous gains in both employee performance and satisfaction. Mobiles are seen as an essential workplace tool to get the work done with the desired agility and responsiveness. Enterprises are also increasingly looking at ways to integrate mobile devices into the work environment to help employees improve their efficiency while also giving them flexibility at work.
Apart from general corporate and HR Apps, companies are now looking to create and run Apps that leverage enterprise databases and applications such as SAP or Oracle applications. These developments have lead to increasing demand for bespoke business applications and an escalating need to enable backend enterprise solutions on mobile devices. It is not uncommon to find many companies unprepared and overwhelmed by the growing number of development options presented to them. The choices are many - how to integrate and whether to build native, mobile web or hybrid apps, and then how to address the overarching need for securing the corporate data. Additionally, the companies become aware that in general enterprise mobile apps: